References to the parish of Inveresk, Midlothian in the marriage register of the parish of Edinburgh, 1701-1750

[Source: The register of marriages for the parish of Edinburgh 1701-1750]

See also the corresponding pages for 1595-1700 and 1751-1800

Burgess, unless stated otherwise, means Burgess of Edinburgh on this page. Similarly, indweller means indweller in Edinburgh, i.e. an inhabitant of Edinburgh who was not a burgess.

The parish of Edinburgh is the area within the burgh wall of Edinburgh; it covers the High Street, the Cowgate, the Grassmarket and the closes off these.

The date given is most likely the date of booking, prior to proclamation
pro. = date of proclamation of banns
m. = actual date of the marriage
d. = daughter; s. = son; p. = par. = parish; ser. = servitor / servitrix (i.e. servant)
N. E. p. = North-East (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
N. K. p. = North Kirk (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
N. N. K. p. = New North Kirk (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
N. W. p. = North-West (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
O. = Old
S. E. p. = South-East (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
S. K. p. = South Kirk (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
S. S. E. p. = South-south-east (sub-)parish of Edinburgh
S. W. p. = South-West (sub-)parish of Edinburgh

manwoman(payment)
date
Adamson, Thomas, ser. to William Baird, late bailie, in N. W. p.Katherine Scott, ser. to Mr. William Binnie of Walliford, in Inveresk par.3 June 1716
Allan, John, indw. in S. K. p.Isobel Paterson, widow of John Ross, gardener in MusselburghN. E., S. S. W., S. W.
12 Sept. 1731
"John Taylor, founder in Caltoun, cautioner."
Anderson, John, cordiner, in FisherrowElizabeth Douglas, d. of late Alexander D., farmer in par. of Dyke in Moray, in N. K. p.3 Apr. 1737
Balderston, William, journeyman tailor, in S. W. p.Janet Robertson, d. of Thomas R., portioner in Inveresk, now in S. E. p.4s. 6d.
6 Jan. 1745
Balmanno, John, post to the University, in the par. of St. AndrewsMary Wilson, d. of Alexander W. in Fisherrow in Inveresk par., now in S. K. p.13 Feb. 1709
m. 15 Apr. 1709
Barclay, William, in Musselburgh par.Janet Anderson, d. of late John A., in par. of Kinghorn, now in S. E. p.11 May 1701
Bayne, Mr. James, schoolmaster at MusselburghViolet Aird, d. of late Thomas A., stabler, burgess16 May 1703
Berry, John, s. of late George B., wright in Musselburgh, now in N. N. K. p.Ann Murray, d. of late Ensign James M., now in S. K. p.17 Mar. 1728
Beveridge, John, wright, in N. E. p.Marion Murdoch, d. of late William M., tanner in Musselburgh, now in N. E p., N. N. K. and S. S. W.2 Nov. 1729
m. 21 Nov. 1729
Black, Robert, weaver, indweller, in S. K. p.Margaret Cockburn, d. of late Thomas C., baker in Inveresk par.6 June 1708
m. 29 June 1708
Brown, Alexander, tailor in N. E. p.Margaret Blair, d. of late Archibald B., mariner in Musselburgh, now in N. E. p.21 May 1721
m. 29 June 1721
Brown, Archibald, flesher, burgess, in N. K. p.Janet Calderwood, d. of Thomas C., mason, burgess of Musselburgh, now in S. E. p.2 Sept. 1711
m. 10 Sept. 1711
Brown, William, flesher in N. K. p.Katherine Berry, d. of late William B. of Brotherstones, bailie in Musselburgh8 Feb. 1736
m. 25 Feb. 1736
Bruce, Norman, wigmaker, in Inveresk par.Agnes Aitkman, widow of Robert Young, workman, in N. E. p.4s. 6d.
25 Sept. 1748
Carmichael, Mr. Frederick, minister at InvereskMrs. Isobella Lauder, d. of late John L., surgeon, in S. K. p.7 Aug. 1743
Carmichael, Robert, wright in MusselburghMargaret Burnet, d. of late Robert B., farmer, in Glencorse par., now in S. S. E. p.11 Nov. 1716
m. 7 Dec. 1716
Chapman, Andrew, merchant, burgess, in S. W. p.Marion Simpson, d. of late James S., malt man in Musselburgh, now in N. E. p.3 Dec. 1732
Christie, Patrick, litster, burgessElizabeth Herriot, d. of Patrick H., portioner of Mountainhall, in par. of Inveresk24 Dec. 1704
m. at Inveresk 10 Feb. 1705
Clark, Alexander, flesher, burgess, in N. K. p.Margaret Scott, d. of William S., tanner in Musselburgh7 May 1721
Cochrane, Walter, journeyman shoemaker, in N. K. p.Christian Gray, d. of Abraham G., baker in Musselburgh, in Inveresk par.5s. 8d.
15 Oct. 1749
Cockburn, George, wright, in S. K. p.Marion Hill, d. of late John H., baker in Inveresk, now in S. K. p.7 July 1734
Collier, John, mason in MusselburghJane Couden, d. of late James C., farmer in Luffness Mill, now in N. N. K. p.2 Nov. 1735
Coustiel, Alexander, wigmaker, burgess, in S. S. E. p.Margaret Douglas, d. of late John D., tailor, burgess, now in Fisherrow4 May 1729
m. 1 June 1729
Cowl, Andrew, s. of late Alexander C., skinner, burgessElizabeth Scott, d. of late James S., cordiner in Musselburghboth in N. W. p.
11 May 1701
m. 24 June 1701
Currie, John, tailor, in N. E. p.Mary Mitchell, d. of George M., shoemaker in Musselburgh, now in N. E. p.20 Nov. 1726
m. 20 Dec. 1726
Currie, Robert, merchant, in S. K. p.Catherine Ritchardson, d. of Patrick R., gardener in Inveresk, now in S. E. p.8 Sept. 1745
Davidson, Thomas, merchant, burgess, in N. W. p.Margaret Young, d. of late Alexander Y., merchant in Musselburgh6 Sept. 1730
Dobie, Thomas, baker in MusselburghElizabeth Horn, d. of late John Horne, farmer in Cumbernauld, now in N. N. K. p.Nov. 1704
m. 28 Nov. 1704
Dog, Robert, indw. in N. E. p.Elizabeth Young, widow of James Laing, weaver in Musselburgh, now in N. E. p.22 Jan. 1721
m. 10 Feb. 1721
Donaldson, John, saltmaker in Edmonstone pans in Inveresk par.Barbara Dickson, d. of William D., wright in Cockenzie in Tranent par., now in S. S. W. p.5s. 8d.
10 June 1750
Douglas, John, s. of William D., tailor, burgessMargaret Smith, d. of late Mr. Thomas S., minister at Ecclestoun (lege Eddlestoun), now in Musselburgh18 Feb. 1705
Drummond, John, chairmaster, burgess in N. W. p.Sarah Smith, d. of Thomas S., shoemaker in Fisherrow, in par. of Inveresk, now in N. W. p.19 Apr. 1741
Fairgrieve, George, s. of Robert F., farmer in Walliford. in Inveresk par.Elizabeth Thomson, d. of late George T., in Primrose par., now in N. N. K. p.11 July 1714
Ferguson, John, tailor, indweller in N. E. p.Helen Lithgow, d. of late William L., gardener in Musselburgh, now in N. N. K. p.15 Aug. 1703
Forrest, John, baker, in Inveresk par.Helen Fairly, ser. to Nicoll Spence, writer, in S. K. p.1 Feb. 1713
m. 24 Feb. 1713
Forrester, Robert, writerElizabeth Hog, d. of late David Hogg, portioner of Musselburgh, now in S. W. p.18 July 1703
m. 12 Aug. 1703
Fraser, David, master of the grammar school in MusselburghMary Dick, d. of late William D., writer, in N. W. p.10s. 6d.
26 Nov. 1738
Fraser, Hugh, officer of H.M. Customs in FisherrowJean Linnen, milliner, in S. E. p.S. S. E., S. E.
17 Aug. 1735
Fyfe, Alexander, s. of late Patrick F., mason in Dundee, in N. E. p.Agnes Pearson, d. of late Robert P., farmer in par. of Inveresk, now in N. E. p.S. S. W., S. W.
21 May 1732
Fulton, Thomas, tailor, in N. E. p.Ann Reid, d. of Alexander R., surgeon in Fisherrow, now in N. E. p.21 June 1730
m. 14 July 1730
Gibb, John, gardener in Smeaton, in par. of InvereskElizabeth Smith, servitrix to Sir Robert Forbes, advocate in N. N. K. p.14 May 1704
Gillies, Alexander, merchantAgnes Mitchell, d. of William M., merchant in Fisherrow, p. Inveresk19 Jan. 1701
Hamilton, Richard, weaver in Musselburghhis widow, Margaret Spence; see James Stewart.
Handisyde, James, candlemaker, in S. K. p.Margaret Moffat, d. of late Henry M., burgess of Musselburgh, in N. K. p.S. K., N. N. K.
1 Apr. 1733
m. 16 Apr. 1733
Hay, Alexander, servant to Sir Robert Dickson of Inveresk, in N. E. p.Emillia Steidman, d. of James S., upholsterer in the Canongate31 Jan. 1703
Henderson, Robert, gardener at InvereskAgnes Brown, ser. to Mr. John Thomson, W.S., in N. W. p.30 Oct. 1715
m. 1 Dec. 1715
Hepburn, Henry, chirurgeon apothecaryMrs. Anna Dickson, sister­german of Sir Robert D. of Inveresk16 Jan. 1704
m. 2 Feb. 1704
Hunter, Andrew, shoemaker in Fisherrow, in Inveresk par.Margaret Barrie, widow of Dougal Cameron, indw. in N. E. p.29 [?lege 24] Oct. 1742
Hunter, Robert, farmer, in Dalkeith par.Jean Rae, d. of Alexander R., smith in Inveresk, now in S. W. p.24 Oct. 1714
m. 19 Nov. 1714
Hutchison, Andrew, s. of Andrew H., flesher, in N. K. p.Agnes Young, d. of late Alexander Y., flesher in Musselburgh, in N. K. p.13 June 1736
m. 8 July 1736
Hutchison, James, merchant in Portsburgh, in W. K. p.Jane Penman, d. of late Alexander P., brewer in Musselburgh, now in N. K. p.7s. 6d.
9 May 1742
Kenmure, George, journeyman wright, in S. K. p.Margaret Winter, d. of late William W., wright at Inveresk9 Aug. 1730
m. 27 Aug. 1730
Key, James, servant to John Hislop, portioner of Mountainhall, in Inveresk par.Isobel Denevell, servant to John Penman, elder, goldsmith, in N. K. p.22 May 1709
m. 16 June 1709
Laing, James, weaver in Musselburghhis widow, Elizabeth Young; see Robert Dog.
Lillico, William, ser. to my Lord Minto, in S. W. p.Janet Black, d. of Robert B., sievewright in Musselburgh, now in S. W. p.10s.
24 July 1748
Lithgow, Alexander, gardener at Monktonhall, in Inveresk par.Margaret Tosch, ser. to Alexander Stevine, wigmaker, burgess, in S. K. p.21 Feb. 1714
m. 25 Mar. 1714
Little, Francis, journeyman wright, in N. E. p.Jane Bee, d. of James B., baker in Inveresk, now in N. W. p.4s. 6d.
18 May 1746
McKellar, John, ser. to Rev. George Wishart, minister in Edinburgh, in S. E. p.Elizabeth Rye, d. of late John K.. weaver in Inveresk, now in S. W. p.1 Apr. 1739
Mein, William, servant to Lord ColintonHelen Morisone, d. of late William M., tailor in Musselburgh, N. K. p.31 May 1702
m. (at Colinton) ....1702
Mitchell, John, s. of Thomas M., tanner in FisherrowJanet Smith, d. of late John S., candlemaker, burgess28 Sept. 1707
m. 20 Oct. 1707
Mollyson, James, gardener at Newhailes, in par. of InvereskIsobel Gregg, d. of late William G., tenant in Multofeare in Arbuthnot par., now indw. in N. W. p.5s. 8d.
18 Sept. 1748
Monro, John, journeyman shoemaker, in N. E. p.Janet Hunter, d. of Andrew H., shoemaker in Fisherrow, in Inveresk par., now in N. N. K. p.28 Aug. 1743
Morison, David, tailor, in S. K. p.Christian Liddell, d. of Richard L, gardener in Inveresk, now in S. K. p.6 Apr. 1735
Morison, Thomas, wright, in S. S. E. p.Alison Tait, d. of David T., farmer in Inveresk par., now in S. E. p.18 June 1721
m. 6 July 1721
Morison, William, tailor, in S. W. p.Janet Smith, d. of Thomas S., cordiner in Fisherrow, now in S. W. p.12 Mar. 1732
m. 31 Mar. 1732
Murray, Florence, smith in St. Ninian Raw, in W. K. p.Katherine Howison, d. of late Michael H., baker in Inveresk, now in N. W. p.3 May 1713
Nasmith, John, mason, in N. K. p.Agnes Calderwood, d. of Thomas C., mason at Musselburgh, now in N. K. p.23 Oct. 1720
m. 11 Nov. 1720
Neilson, Walter, writer in Edinburgh, in N. W. p.Beatrix Douglas, d. of Robert D., younger, late bailie of Musselburgh, now in N. E. p.16 Jan. 1709
m. 7 Feb. 1709
Pringle, Thomas, skinner in MusselburghAlison Pringle, d. of John P., skinner, in N. W. p.20 June 1731
Rankin, Richard, flesher, in N. K. p.Marion Berrie, d. of David B., weaver in Fisherrow, now in S. K. p.26 Feb. 1721
m. 17 Mar. 1721
Rannie, John ;journeyman, shoemaker in S. K. p.Margaret Richardson, d. of late William R., gardener in Musselburgh, now in S. K. p.4s. 6d.
11 Nov. 1744
Reid, William, writer, in EdinburghMargaret Tod, d. of Thomas T., present bailie of Musselburgh9 Sept. 1705
Robertson, John, tailor, in N. E. p.Margaret Anderson, d. of late Robert A., surgeon at Musselburgh, now in S. S. E. p.28 Sept. 1718
m. 31 Oct. 1718
Ross, John, gardener in Musselburghhis widow, Isobel Paterson; see John Allan.
Roughead, Andrew, s. of William R., flesher, indw. in N. K. p.Janet Corsar, d. of late Robert C., tailor in Fisherrow, now in N. K. p.21 Nov. 1725
m. 3 Dec. 1725
Russell, James, writerAnna Wightman, d. of Robert W., merchant in Musselburgh9 May 1703
Scott, Adam, weaver at Kirkberry in Inveresk par.Mary Thomson, d. of late Mr. William T., minister at Strathmartine, now in S. W. p.7s.
6 Apr. 1746
Sheriff, Alexander, vintner in ChannelkirkMarion Herriot, d. of Patrick H., merchant in Fisherrow, now in S. S. E. p.17 Jan. 1714
Smart, James, writerElizabeth Douglas, d. of Robert D., bailie of Musselburgh9 Dec. 1705
m. 23 Dec. 1705
Smith, Henry, smith, in par. of InvereskAgnes Wyllie, servant to John Ridoch, writer in S. K. p.24 Oct. 1703
Smith, James, wright, in S. S. E. p.Rachel Home, d. of George Hume, wright in Inveresk, now in S. E. p.31 Mar. 1723
m. 23 Apr. 1723
Smith, Robert, freeman cordiner in West PortJanet Paul, d. of John P., cordiner in Newbigging, in Inveresk par., now in N. K. p.4 July 1708
m. 22 July 1708
Somerville, John, wright, indweller in N. E. p.Jean Rammage, d. of late George R., indweller in Fisherrow, now in N. W. p.5 Mar. 1704
Also 4 June 1704
Spence, James, writer, in S. K. p.Jean Cruickshanks, d. of late John C., brewer in Musselburgh, now in N. K. p.20 Oct. 1728
Spence, Mark, candlemaker in Musselburgh, in Inveresk par.Elizabeth Neill, d. of late James N., skipper in North Leith, now in N. K. p.15 May 1743
Spence, Thomas, weaver, burgess, in S. W. p.Helen Watt, d. of late William W., weaver in Musselburgh, in par. of Inveresk[this entry is deleted]
6s.
17 June 1744
Spence, Thomas, weaver, in N. K. p.Helen Watt, d. of late William W., weaver in Musselburgh, in Inveresk par., now in Cramond par.15 Dec. 1745
Spittall, David, tailor in Canongatehead, in N. E. p.Lilias Milne, d. of Ninian M., in Musselburgh, now in N. W. p.20 June 1708
m. 16 July 1708
Stewart, James, workman, in S. K. p.Margaret Spence, widow of Richard Hamilton, weaver in Musselburgh, in S. K. p.9 Nov. 1735
Strachan, Walter, flesher, burgess, in N. K. p.Bessie Shaw, widow of William . . . , flesher in Musselburgh, in N. K. p.21 Mar. 1725
Thomson, Dr. Robert, physicianMrs. Mary Dickson, d. of late Sir Robert D. of Inveresk 14 Apr. 1717
Thomson, William, servitor to Mr. Patrick Stewart, merchant, burgess, in S. E. p.Rachel Gibson, d. of John G., weaver in Musselburgh, now in N. K. p.6 Nov. 1709
m. 22 Nov. 1709
Turnbull, Peter, cordiner, indwellerMargaret Brock, d. of late Robert B., wright in Musselburgh, now in S. K. p.28 May 1704
Wallace of Dussall, JohnMrs. Margaret Blair, d. of late Sir Adam B. of Carberrie18 Apr. 1708
m. 28 Apr. 1708
Watson, William, hammerman in Musselburgh par.Elizabeth Wilson, d. of William W., candlemaker, burgess21 Sept. 1701
m. 10 Oct. 1701
Weir, James, merchant, in N. K. p.Jane Miln, d. of Thomas M., merchant in Musselburgh, now in S. S. W. p.28 Sept. 1735
Wemyss, Laurence, tailor, indweller in N. K. p.Jean Knight, d. of Jo. K., gardener in Fisherrow, in S. K. p.14 Mar. 1703
Williamson, Mr. John, minister at InvereskChristian Boid, d. of late Mr. John B., one of the regents in the College of Glasgow, now in N. W. p.22 Aug. 1703
Williamson, Rev. John, minister at InvereskElizabeth Brown, widow of John Hamilton of Adson [Udston], now in N. E. p.12 Nov. 1732
m. 20 Nov. 1732
Wilson, James, clothier in MusselburghJean Wilsone, servant to Mr. Andrew Andersone of Balraine, in N. N. K. p.[delyvered to John Coupar, beddell]
2 Nov. 1701
m. 18 Dec. 1701
Wood, James, tailor, in N. E. p.Helen Ainslie, d. of James A., weaver in Musselburgh, now in S. E. p.17 Dec. 1732
Young, Alexander, s. of Alexander Y., weaver in MusselburghMargaret Halliburton, d. of late David H., now in S. W. p.11 Dec. 1726
m. 26 Dec. 1726
Young, George, wright in FisherrowKatherine Penman, widow of William Mitchell, baker, burgess, in N. K. p.20 July 1735

See also the corresponding pages for 1595-1700 and 1751-1800

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