Boys from Liberton in Midlothian apprenticed to burgesses of Edinburgh, 1583-1800

[Sources: The register of apprentices of the city of Edinburgh, 1583-1666, The register of apprentices of the city of Edinburgh, 1666-1700, 1701-1755 (2 vols in one) and a later volume]

mt. = merchant; s. = son

apprenticeapprentice's designationmasterdate
Addison, Roberts. of late Peter A., at LibertonJames Caddel, upholsterer, for 6 years3 Feb. 1762
Aitken, Georges. to Laurence A., gardener in LibertonThomas Alexander, dyer (B.)14 June 1742
Alexander, Georges. to William A., weaver in Stratoun, in the parish of Libberton James Purdie, tanner (B.)3 Aug. 1715
Alison, Roberts. of Robert A., workman in Nether LibertonAlexander Grieve, bookbinder, for 6 years11 May 1797
Anderson, Jamess. to late Louk A., in Over LibertonRobert Nisbett, cordiner9 Jan. 1656
Bishop, Jamess. to late James B., in Nether LibbertounRichard Alexander, weaver21 Jan. 1646
Brown, Williams. to John B., fermorer in Meadowhead of MortounhallRobert Reid, saddler (B.)27 May 1696
Buchanan, Georges. to late Walter B. in CameronRobert Buchanan, tailor4 Dec. 1667
Clerk, Simons. to John C., farmer in GilmertonJohn Andrew, cutler29 Nov. 1665
Cockburn, Williams. to dec. William C. in Over LibbertounGeorge Mathie, candlemaker, and dispenses with the time already past by the indenters4 June 1684
Colville (Colvine), Bartholomews. to John C. in MortounWilliam Davidson, pirriwigemaker (B.)15 Feb. 1710
Conquergood, Alexanders. to Thomas C., in Over LibbertounWilliam Warrock, elder, skinner (who deceased)
transferred to David Kinloch (20 June)
1 Dec. 1647
19 Nov. 1651
Conquergood, Williams. to late Thomas C., in Over LibbertounAlexander Bullerwall, cordiner25 Jan. 1654
Cook, Jamess. to James C., fermorer in Nether LibertonAlexander Wardlaw, merchant12 Dec. 1660
Craig, Johns. to late Archibald C., in Over LibertonDavid Bellenden, wright12 Jan. 1648
Crawford, Archibalds. to Archibald C. in GilmertounJames Mitchell, locksmith6 Nov. 1667
Crawford, Davids. to Robert C., in LibertounEdward Galbraith, skinner9 Mar. 1584-5
Crawford, Georgebrother to Nicoll C., in LibertonJames Crawfurd, goldsmith16 Jan. 1592-3
Crawford, Mathews. to late Robert C., in Nether LibertounMungo Henryson, cordiner16 June 1587
Crawford, Rodgers. to John C., in Over LibertounRichard Aitkyne, hatmaker19 Mar. 1623
Crichton, Jamesservitor to Robert Robertson, in Bruntstoun mylneJames Neilson, slater18 Feb. 1646
Davidson, Jamess. to James D., slater in LibertonPatrick Chrystison, walker23 Jan. 1656
Davidson, Williams. of William D., farmer at Nether LibertonAndrew Hardie, baker, for 5 years23 Dec. 1784
Denholme, Jamess. to umq. James D., fermorer in MortounJames Linn, skinner (B.) 18 Mar. 1691
Dickson, Alexanders. to Ronald D., in GilmertounJohn Dickson, tailor12 Sept 1627
Dickson, Charlesson to Archibald D., in MortounThomas Hyslop, cordiner25 Sept. 1593
Doig (Doick), Williams. to Stephan D., fermourer in GilmertounRobert Ramage, tanner 12 Oct. 1681
Ferguson, Alexanders. of Alexander F., schoolmaster at LibertonJames Cunningham, elder, baker, for 5 years29 Nov. 1781
Ferguson, Patricks. to Patrick F., wright in LibertounAlexander Gaudilocks (or Gavinloch), mason 13 Apr. 1687
Galloway, Davids. to James G., wright in Neither LibbertounJohn Henry, cordiner (B.)27 Oct. 1703
Gibson, Johns. of William G., in MortonRobert Paterson, saddler and beltmaker, for 6 years7 July 1796
Gibson, Williams. to William G., mason, indweller in GilmertounJames Ker, skinner23 Dec. 1640
Gilchrist, Alexanders. to David G. in LibbertounGeorge Watson, mt. (B.)26 Mar. 1735
Gordon, Davids. to John G., tenant in MortonhallThomas Gray, cordiner (B.)23 June 1742
Graham, Johns. to William G., indweller in GilmertownAlexander Swan, mt. (B.)15 Mar. 1732
Greenlaw, Adams. to Thomas G., smith in LibbertounDavid Cockburne, locksmith 21 Oct. 1668
Greig, Davids. to John G., indweller in LibertounEduard Robertson, currier22 Dec. 1686
Hadden, Andrews. to William H. in LibbertounJames Brown, candlemaker9 Nov. 1681
Handyside, Jamess. of William H., farmer at GilmertonAlexander Kedie, candlemaker, for 5 years16 June 1785
Handyside, Roberts. of William H., tenant in GilmertonJames Cunningham, younger, baker, for 5 years6 June 1782
Hay, Jamess. of late William H., tenant in LibertonCharles Bruce, glazier, for 6 years19 May 1756
Henderson, Andrews. to James H., in Nether LibbertonArchibald Campbell, litster21 May 1606
Hering, Johns. to late William H., in GilmertounWilliam Dagleish, merchant18 Apr. 1627
Heriot, Thomass. to Michaell H., in Nether LibertounRichard Heriot, pantoun­heelmaker28 Sept. 1631
Heriot, Williams. to Michaell H., in Nether LibbertounRichard Heriot, pantoun­heelmaker23 Jan. 1628
Hiltestoun, Johns. to James H., in GilmertonPatrick Anderson, locksmith15 July 1600
Hiltestoun, Williams. to John H., in GilmertonJames Towris, glassinwright12 Feb. 1600
Howison, Nicolls. to Nicoll H., fermorer in Libertoun milneJames Gillespie, tanner (B.)25 Apr. 1705
Hunter, Roberts. to James H., tenant in Upper LibertonJohn Harriot, candlemaker (B.)11 Mar. 1737
Inglis, Charless. of George I., coachman to Mr Rigg of MortonWilliam Mitchell, skinner, for 6 years12 Oct. 1763
Johnstoun, Georges. to Adam J. in LibbertounWilliam Wast, currier1 Oct. 1673
Johnstoun, Jamess. to James J., cooper in LibertounJames Plenderleith, cooper (B.)12 Aug. 1691
Johnstoun, Williams. to John J. in LibbertounWalter Scot, glasier26 June 1672
Kay, Williams. to umq. Alexander K., fermourer in LibertounJohn Law, wright14 Dec. 1670
Kerr, Archibalds. of John K., in LibertonWilliam Fraser, white iron smith, for 7 years2 Aug. 1769
Kerr, Thomass. of John K., in LibertonJames McKay, coppersmith, for 7 years10 Sept. 1766
Kniblo, Williams. to Thomas K., in Nether LibbertounJames Dischingtoun, saddler30 Nov. 1608
Lawson, Williams. to John L. in Nether LibertounAlexander Cruikshanke, barber (B.)19 Aug. 1702
Leslie, Thomass. of John L., surveyor of land in Liberton parishNorman McPherson, clock and watchmaker, for 7 years14 June 1775
Libbertoun, Adams. to late William L., in Over LibbertounDavid Leggatt, tailor 4 Apr. 1621
Libbertoun, Roberts. to William L., in Nether LibertounGeorge Henderson, cordiner22 Mar. 1586-7
Libbertoun, Roberts. to late James L., in Nether LibertounWilliam Hepburn, marikyn­maker28 Jan. 1624
Listoun, Williams. to late Thomas L., sometime Indweller in GilmertonWilliam Dalgleish, merchant, and Janet Herring, his spouse6 Apr. 1631
Little - See also Ranken
Little, Alexanders. to late Mr William L., portioner of Over LibertounAlexander Speir, baillie8 Apr. 1635
McAllan, Gilberts. to John M., in Stenhouse, par. of LibertonGeorge Morison, weaver22 Dec. 1647
Mash, Jamess. to umq. Luke M., weaver in Over LibbertounJohn McCall, armourer 9 Feb. 1681
Meggat, Georges. to late John M., in Nether LibbertounRichard Heriot, pantoun­heelmaker21 July 1637
Midleine, Jamess. to John M., indweller in CameronThomas Softlay, armourer (who went abroad)

transferred to Archibald Softlaw
10 July 1650
28 Dec. 1653
Miller, Johns. to Thomas M., indweller in Libberton KirkeGeorge Batherstones, feltmaker (B.)7 Oct. 1704
Miller, Ralphs. to Robert M., in MortounJohn Mutar, smith17 Dec. 1617
Mitchell, Davids. to dec. Adam M., fermourer in LibertounJames Smyth, candlemaker9 Nov. 1681
Mitchell, Georges. to David M., farmer at LibbertounWilliam Douglas, litster (B.)5 Sept. 1722
Mitchell, Jamess. to James M., fermorer in GilmertonJohn Candie, locksmith23 Mar. 1653
Mitchell, Johns. to William M., fermourer in GilmertounJames Mitchell, locksmith22 Sept. 1686
Mitchell, Walters. to James M., portioner of GilmertounJames Mitchell, locksmith 9 July 1662
Mitchell, Williams. to David M., in Stanehouse, beside LibertounMungo Ross, baxter1 Feb. 1632
Mitchell, Williams. to late Robert M., in Over LibertounThomas Spens, baxter4 July 1632
Mitchell, Williams. to Robert M. in MortounWilliam Mitchell, yr., baxter26 Apr. 1676
Mitchell, Williams. to dec. William M. in Over LibbertounAlexander Mitchell, cooper (B.)4 Feb. 1691
Mitchelson, Gawins. to Patrick M., in MortounAndrew Vallange, skinner 25 Dec. 1583
Monteith, Jamess. to dec. James M., wright at LibertonArchibald Inglis, peutherer (B.)28 Sept. 1753
Morrison, Georges. to Bartilmo M., in LibertoneJohn Hunter, wobster28 Jan. 1629
Muir, Johns. to David M. in LibbertonRonald Mure, candlemaker25 July 1666
Muir, Williams. to David M., in Nether LibertounJohn Ross, candlemaker1 Dec. 1652
Mylne, Adams. to Robert M., in MortonGeorge Sanderson, tailor12 Aug. 1607
Mylne, Raffes. to Robert M., in MortounThomas Muter, blacksmith26 Feb. 1606
Park, Thomass. to Thomas P., in Nether LibertounThomas Park, cordiner1 Apr. 1646
Paul, Roberts. of Robert P., servant to Mr Kinloch of GilmertonJames Russell, upholsterer, for 6 years12 Feb. 1777
Peacock, Edwards. to Edward P., in Brigend parish of LibbertounJohn Ker, merchant6 Apr. 1642
Peacock, Edwards. to George P. in LibbertounJames Browne, feltmaker30 Sept. 1671
Peacock, Jamess. to Thomas P., indweller in Nether LibertounJohn Crawfurd. yr., cordiner 14 Dec. 1642
Peacock, Johns. to Thomas P., in Nether LibertonThomas Adamson, marikin-maker 25 Feb. 1646
Peacock, Johns. to George P., fermourer in Nether LibbertounAdam Edgar, cordiner17 Dec. 1673
Peacock, Roberts. to Edward P., in Brigend of Nether LibbertounJames Tynto, baxter28 July 1641
Peacock, Roberts. to Thomas P., farmer in Nether LibertounAndrew Purdie, mt. (B.)25 Sept. 1717
Peacock, Roberts. to George P. in LibbertounRobert Gordon, baxter(B.)19 Jan. 1732
Peacock, Thomass. to George P. in Nether LibbertounJames Huntar, baxter5 July 1676
Phrissell [Fraser? Pursell?], Bartholomews. to Alexander P., in Over LibertonAlexander Stevenson, candlemaker25 June 1645
Phrissell [Fraser? Pursell?], Thomass. to late John P., in Nether LibertounJohn Nisbett, candlemaker2 Dec. 1646
Ranken, Gabriels. to Gabriel R. of LibbertounAndrew Johnston, chir.-apoth. (B.) 4 Nov. 1724
Ranken, Henrys. to Gabriel Little alias Ranken of LibbertounDavid Eason, cordiner (B.)5 Sept. 1733
Richardson, Roberts. to umq. Richard R., maltman in LibbertonDavid Henrisone, barber10 July 1700
Richardson, Williams. to dec. James R., tenant in Over LibbertounWilliam Somervaill, skinner (B.)14 Nov. 1722
Robertson, Eduards. to umq. William R., indweller in LibbertounGeorge Falconer, currier10 Dec. 1673
Simpson, Alexanders. to John S., in BrunstounJames Murison, merchant1 Nov. 1654
Simpson, Andrews. to John S., in BrunstounJohn Tait, merchant1 Nov. 1654
Simpson, Jamess. to James S., tenant in BrunstaneWilliam Ewing, wright (B.)19 Feb. 1724
Sinclair, Jamess. to late William S., in Brunstoun MylneDavid Wilson, cordiner3 Jan. 1588-9
Sinclair, Williams. to late Mathew S., in MortonhallHenry Admistoun, baxter29 Nov. 1597
Skirving, Jamess. of late William S., farmer at Nether LibertonAdam Murray, baker, for 5 years13 Feb. 1783
Smith, Williams. to John S. in Gaitsyd, within the parochin of LibbertounJames Sympson, cordiner25 June 1679
Steedman, Walters. of James S., shepherd at MortonhallAlexander Kedie, candlemaker, for 7 years20 July 1770
Stewart, Jamess. to John S., in Nether LibbertounJohn Murdoch, currier26 Nov. 1662
Straittoun, Jamess. to Alexander S., in LibbertounJames Straittoun, hatmaker28 Jan. 1618
Straittoun, Roberts. to Symon S., in Nether LibertonJames Crawfurd, goldsmith7 Mar. 1597-8
Syme (Sim), Davids. of late John S., servant to Thomas Rigg of MortonGeorge Begbie, younger, locksmith, for 7 years10 May 1775
Syme, Jamess. of late John S., servant to Mr Thomas Rigg of MortonGeorge Begbie, younger, locksmith, for 7 years8 Mar. 1769
Tweedie, Jamess. to James T., mealmonger in GilmertounEdward Ramsay, locksmith (B.)9 Apr. 1729
Walker, Georges. of John W., mealmonger in Nether LibertonWilliam Davidson, cooper, for 6 years5 Aug. 1763
Wardlaw, Jamess. to late James W., in Nether LibertounThomas Forsyth, cordiner4 Sept. 1616
Wardlaw, Johns. to Mr John W., in LibertounWilliam Crawfurd, goldsmith4 Aug. 1630
Wardlaw, Roberts. to late Mr John W., in Nether LibbertounAndrew Ainslie, merchant13 Aug. 1640
Warrock, Andrews. to late Alexander W., smith at LibbertounWilliam Warrok, skinner13 Aug. 1656
Warrock, Jamess. to Clement W., in Over LibbertounMr James Scott, merchant17 May 1637
Warrock, Jamess. to Thomas W. in GilmertounJames Warock, mt.11 July 1677
Warrock, Patricks. to dec. Patrick W., fermourer in Over LibbertounJames Boe, wright 26 May 1686
Warrock, Thomass. to late John W., in Over LibbertonRichard Smith, wright9 Aug. 1643
Warrock, Williams. to John W., in Over LibbertonJohn Courtie, skinner4 Apr. 1598
Warrock, Williams. to Clement W., in Over LibbertounWilliam Warrock, skinner 14 Dec. 1631
Warrock (Worrock), Williams. to Patrick W., farmer in Over LibbertounJames Worrock, merchant14 June 1665
Warrock, Williams. to Thomas W., bailie in GilmertounJames Middletoun, armourer5 Dec. 1683
Wast, Williams. to late Thomas W., in Nether LibertonAndrew Layng, currier28 Mar. 1655
Watt, Andrews. of late James W., in the parish of LibertonGeorge Begbie, younger, locksmith, for 6 years11 Mar. 1778
Wauchope, Williams. to Archibald W., bailie of LibbertounJames Somervell, skinner30 Nov. 1631
Young, Roberts. to Walter Y., in MortounWilliam Muirhead, cordiner30 Aug. 1603
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