Lundie and Fowlis (Angus)

(Foulis; Fowlis Easter; Fowlis in Gowrie)

Records, sources & information about the Parish of Lundie and Fowlis

Parish number 306

map of Lundie

More maps of Lundie
and Fowlis Easter

Births & baptisms
Books & articles
Census records
Church Session
Clock & watch tax
Deaths & burials
Farm horse tax
Heritors' records
Land owners
Ministers of the parish
Monumental inscriptions
Old parish registers
Parish Church
Photographs of places
Population statistics
Statistical Accounts
Testaments & wills
War memorial


The Fowlis in the name refers to the parish of Fowlis Easter, alias Fowlis in Gowrie, which was originally in Perthshire and later transferred to Angus. The parishes of Lundie and Fowlis Easter were united on 31 Jan 1618.

There is also a parish of Fowlis Wester, in Perthshire.

Please also visit the page of general information applicable to all of Angus & Kincardineshire.


NLSNational Library of Scotland
NRSNational Records of Scotland, formerly called the National Archives of Scotland [NAS] and, before that, the Scottish Record Office [SRO]
HM General Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YY (Tel: +44-131-535-1314)
OPROld Parish Registers of Births/baptisms, Banns/marriages & Deaths/burials (pre-1855)


Books & articles


Statistical accounts of Lundie & Fowlis Easter


Maps of Lundie & Fowlis Easter

For the full range of maps of Lundie & Fowlis Easter, see National Library's Maps.


Photographs of places Lundie - recent photographs of Lundie. National Grid ref. NO2936. Fowlis Easter - recent photographs of Fowlis Easter. National Grid ref. NO3233.


Parish churches

Lundie Kirk is located at National Grid ref. NO291366. Rebuilt in 1892. The mediaeval kirk was dedicated to St Laurence. See Lundie Parish Church for photographs, including interior views.

Photograph of Fowlis Easter Kirk

Fowlis Easter Church

Fowlis Easter Kirk is located at National Grid ref. NO322334. 15th Century, restored 1889. The kirk was dedicated to St Marnoch. See also St Marnoch's Parish Church, Fowlis for further photographs, including interior views.

Both kirks belonged to the Priory of St Andrews in Fife.


Parish ministers 1560-1929

adm.: admitted, ass.: assistant, bapt.: baptised, contr.: contract, dem.: demitted, dep.: deposed, ind.: inducted, lic.: licensed, mar.: married, min.: minister, ord.: ordained, pres.: presented, rel.: related, res.: resigned, suc.: successor, test.: testament, tr.: translated

Alexander Crichton1566parson
Archibald Keith?-1567formerly of Logie Murdoch; adm. bef. 1567; tr. to St Fergus BAN aft. Nov 1567
George Cochrane1574reader
John Knox1577M.A.; min. 1 Dec 1577
William Rait1593-1594removed from Mains 1593, with that parish also in the charge; tr. to Strathmartine ca. 1594
Alexander Scrymgeour1594-1595tr. from Benvie 1594; returned there 1595
Andrew Morton1595-1608, 1610-1613M.A. St Andrews 1590; adm. to Fowlis Easter 1594; pres. to parsonage of Lundie 6 Jan 1593-4 [?]; re-tr. to Fowlis Easter aft. 19 Dec 1608; returned here aft. 21 Sep 1610; d. bef. Dec 1613; mar. Margaret, dau. of William Blackhall of that ilk; issue: Andw, min. of Carmunnock LKS; Jean; Bessie (mar. James Leckie)
John Duncan1607-1612?min. 1607; tr. to Liff bef. 1613
Henry Fithie1614-1620M.A. St Andrews 1603; adm. to Kinnell 4 May 1612; tr. & adm. 11 May 1614; d. May 1620 Dundee, aged ca. 37; prob. buried in West Kirk, Dundee; asked James Fithie [skinner, merchant burgess of Dundee, prob. a cousin] to buy a bell for Lundie Kirk; mar. Janet Pearson, who survived him, their mar. contract having been cancelled; no issue
[Alexander Fotheringham]1620pres. by Andrew lord Gray 30 Jun 1620, but never settled
James Blair1620-1636D.D.; son of William Blair of Balgillo; promoted from 2nd mastership, New Coll., St Andrews; ord. 21 Sep 1620; tr. to another charge bef. 31 Mar 1636; mar. contr. 1611 Cath., dau. of Andrew Wood of Greenside
Donald Blair1636-16495th son of Patrick Blair of Pittendreich; M.A. St Andrews 1632; pres. 31 Mar 1636; dep. 1649; still alive 1 Aug 1661; mar. K.O. [Kath.? Ogilvy?]; issue: James, James, Colin, and 'many' others
William Rigg1660-1665son of Wm R., min. of Inverarity; M.A. St Andrews 1648; adm. bef. 10 Apr 1660; d. bef. 26 Apr 1665
John Robertson1665-1667M.A.; adm. 11 Jun 1665; tr. to Auchterhouse 1 Sep 1667, exchanging with James Campbell
James Campbell1667-1682poss. son of Sir Colin Campbell of Lundie, bart.; M.A. St Andrews 1656; tutor to fam. of Haliburton of Pitcur; chaplain to Marjory Ramsay countess of Buchan; ord. to Auchterhouse 29 Sep 1665; suspended 13 Dec 1665 for intercourse with said countess; adm. here 24 Nov 1667; d. Dec 1682; mar. Marjory Ramsay, dau. of William 1st earl of Dalhousie, wid. of James Erskine earl of Buchan; had issue
James Brown1685-1698M.A. St Andrews 1674; adm. 3 Feb 1685; dep. 19 Oct 1698; d. 8 Nov 1699 x 10 Apr 1707
Walter Ainslie1701-1710b. 1666, nephew of James A., min. of Minto ROX; M.A. Edinburgh 1685; ord. to Minto 2 Mar 1698; tr. & adm. 8 May 1701; dep. for neglect of duty 20 Apr 1710, but sentence annulled 21 Oct 1714; moved to Edinburgh; suspended 29 Jul 1724 for 3 months for celebrating irreg. marriages; dep. 24 Feb 1725; d. 20 Feb 1728 Edinburgh; mar. (1) Mary Lawson; issue: Alexr, Geo.; mar. (2) 1705 Beatrix, dau. of Geo. Chalmers, merchant, Edinburgh; issue: Beatrix (mar. John Douglas, min. of Jedburgh ROX); Walter, merchant burgess of Edinburgh
George Fleming1711-1734M.A. Edinburgh 1700; chaplain to laird of Lundie; ord. 22 Aug 1711; d. Sep/Oct 1734, aged ca. 55; mar. (1) 1712 Ann Wilkie; issue: Alexr; Wm, Edinburgh apprentice; John; Christian; mar. (2) Margaret, dau. of Alexr Glas, min. of Kinclaven PER; mar. (3) 1732 Agnes, dau. of Alexander Hamilton of Kinkell, wid. of Robert Hamilton of Northbank
James Anderson1736-1756ord. to Guthrie 13 May 1731; tr. & adm. 27 Oct 1736; d. 12 Dec 1756; mar. (1) 1734 Jean. dau. of Alexr Bower, bailie & shipowner, Dundee; issue: Janet, James; mar. (2) 1745 Helen, dau. of John Duncan, dean of guild, Edinburgh
George Swan1758-1763M.A. St Andrews 1748; ord. 30 Mar 1758; d. 5 Aug 1763; mar. 1760 Eliz. Craw, dau. of a Montrose merchant; issue: ELiz.
Andrew Hally1764-1795b. 1733; ord. 20 Sep 1764; d. 14 Apr 1795; mar. (1) 1769 Eliz. Pilmore; (2) 1771 Mary, dau. of James Mylne, min. of Kinnaird in Gowrie PER; issue: Eliz. (mar. Adam Cairns, min. of Longforgan); Janet (mar. Wm Gordon); James; Cath.; John; Mary; Anne (mar. Geo. Knight, teacher, Edinburgh); Marion; Alexr; Christian; Henrietta Dundas
Walter Tait1795-1797nephew of Alexander Duncan of Lundie; ord. 23 Sep 1795; tr. to Tealing 5 Oct 1797
Charles Cunningham1798-1806ord. 3 May 1798; tr. to Dailly AYR 8 May 1806
Thomas Raitt1806-1828b. 1746 St Andrews; ass. Leuchars FIF; ord. to St Andrew's Chapel Dundee 3 May 1775; tr. & adm. 31 Jul 1806; d. 28 Nov 1828
Thomas Irvine1821-1874b. 1794 Balmaghie KKD; tutor to fam. of viscount Duncan; ord. (ass. & suc.) 23 Aug 1821; became blind; d. 29 Apr 1874 Kilconquhar; mar. 1831 Eliz., dau. of James Webster of Balruddery; issue: Walter, min. of Kilconquhar FIF; Agnes Webster
Peter Lorimer Burr1866-1909b. 17 May 1834, son of John B.; ass. St Stephen's Edinburgh; ord. (ass. & suc.) 26 Jul 1866; D.D. St Andrews 1895; d. 9 Oct 1909 Lundie & Fowlis; mar. 1866 Mary Smith, dau. of James Keith, merchant, Arbroath; issue: Mary Smith; John, min. of Bowden ROX; Susan Lorimer (mar. Dr Robert Henry Somers, Iowa); James Keith; Margaret Adam Keith
Charles Scott Burdon1910-1919b. 3 Nov 1862 Rait, son of James R., postman; ass. Cambuslang & Dalmarnock; ord. & adm. Blackhill ABD 26 Apr 1900; tr. here 21 Apr 1910; tr. to Dean Park, Govan 6 Feb 1919; d. 4 Mar 1930 Glasgow; mar. 1900 Jessie K. Henderson
John Sinclair1919-1926b. 31 Dec 1889 Edinburgh, son of Chas Wm S., photographer; educ. Royal High Sch.; M.A.(Edinburgh 1910), B.D.; ass. Woodside Aberdeen; locumtenens Armadale; ord. to Fauldhouse 16 Feb 1916; tr. & adm. 17 Jul 1919; tr. to Mains & Strathmartine 14 Apr 1926; dem. 1 Oct 1945; clerk to the Presbytery of Glasgow, 1 Oct 1945; died 1965 Erskine; mar. (1) 1927 Hannah W. Hunter; (2) 1940 Margaretta McG., dau. of John McMurtrie; had issue
Robert Lamond Macnie1926-1929b. 23 Nov 1869 Glasgow, son of Alexr MacN., lawyer; educ. Glasgow High School; M.A.(Glasgow 1890), B.D.(Glasgow 1894); ass. Rutherglen & Paisley Abbey; ord. to St Mary's Church, Mahaica, British Guiana 20 Dec 1896; tr. to St Andrew's there 27 Oct 1909; tr. & adm. Loth SUT 29 Mar 1922; tr. & adm. here 1 Dec 1926; d. 14 Feb 1929 Dundee R.I.; mar. 1897 Susan Carswell; issue: Wm A.; Mona H.; Donald L.
John Rogan alias Ruggan1929-1929b. 8 Oct 1869 Crawford, son of Wm R., labourer; M.A.(Glasgow 1894); ass. Gartsherrie; ord. to Assynt 8 Jun 1898; tr. to Logie-Coldstone 7 Mar 1902; tr. to Burntisland 2 Mar 1910; tr. here 14 Jun 1929; d. 22 Dec 1929 Lundie & Fowlis; mar. 1902 Christian A., dau. of Thos McGhie; issue: Mary B.; Eliz. A.; Christian A.; Wm H.; John McG.
Alexander Monro1930-1937b. 22 Jul 1867 Menmuir, son of rev. Geo. M.; ord. (ass. & suc.) to his father at Free church, Menmuir 17 Aug 1898; tr. here 1930; ret. 1937; d. 8 Mar 1949 Brechin
W.L. Fordyce1938-?from St David's, Knightswood, Glasgow; ind. Oct 1938

Parish ministers of Fowlis Easter 1560-1610

Nicolas Spittall1563-ca. 1573min. 1563, with Longforgan PER and Benvie also in the charge; tr. to Benvie bef. 1574
Patrick Mortimer1574-?reader; pres. to vicarage 7 Mar 1574-5 on dem. of John Row and death of Andrew Row
Patrick Galloway1576-1581min. 1576, with Longforgan also in the charge; tr. to Perth aft. 24 Apr 1581
Robert Rynd1581-1590tr. from Mertoun BEW; pres. to the vicarage 9 Dec 1581; tr. to Longforgan 1590
Andrew Morton1594-1595M.A.; min. 1594; tr. to Lundie 1595
Gilbert Ramsay1595-1607M.A.; min. 1595; still min. 1607
Andrew Morton1608-1610same man as above; tr. from Lundie 1608; re-tr. to Lundie aft. 21 Sep 1610


Monumental inscriptions

Monuments in Fowlis Easter Kirkyard (ca. 50 stones) and in Lundie Kirkyard (ca. 50 stones) bearing pre-1855 information are listed in Alison Mitchell (ed.), "Pre-1855 Monumental Inscriptions in Angus, Vol. 3: Environs of Dundee" (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy Soc., 1996), which can be bought from the Scottish Genealogy Society. (It's listed as "Angus MI - Vol. 3. Pre-1855 Environs of Dundee" in their online shop.)

Copy of monumental inscriptions in Lundie Churchyard, compiled by S. Cramer, in NRS [NRS ref. RH4/41/3 no. 1]

Andrew Jervise recorded some monuments at Lundie in his "Epitaphs & Inscriptions", vol. 2, pp. 63-8 and at Fowlis Easter on pp. 68-72 of the same work.

The following are some of the monumental inscriptions in Fowlis Easter Churchyard. [M1], etc., indicate Mitchell's numbering. Uncertain readings are in parentheses, (); parentheses on the stones are replaced here by braces, {}; square brackets enclose editorial comments.

[M37] 1842 Erected by THOMAS SMITH, farmer, Mains of Foulis, and ISABEL BELL, his spouse, in memory of their children;- PATRICK, farmer, Berry-hill, who died in June 1835, aged 35; CATHARINE,- in Jany 1817,- 17; BETSEY,- in May 1829,- 23; MUNGO,- in Decr 1836,- 29; AGNES,- in Decr 1820,- 9; also MARGARET, DAVID, HELEN, and GEORGE, who died in infancy. The above, THOMAS SMITH, died 5th February 1855, aged 85 years. And ISABEL BELL, died 8th March 1857 aged 79 years. PATRICK KEITH MURRAY SMITH, died 2nd February 1972. And his dear wife JESSIE LIND HAMILTON, died 31st December 1971. KENNETH HAMILTON SMITH died 29th April 2004 aged 87 years beloved husband of GERTRUDE McEWAN NEISH

[M36] Erected by AGNES DUFF, in memory of her mother AGNES SIMPSON, who died 22nd Novr 1896, aged 74 years. Also her father DANIEL DUFF, who died 19th Sepr 189(8), aged 77 years. And JANE ANN BELL her sister, aged 2 years. Also JOHN DUFF, her brother, aged 4 years.

[M35] 1857 Erected by JOHN CHRISTIE, farmer East Newton, in memory of his wife ELISBETH MILLER, who died 21st June 1857, aged 48 years. The above JOHN CHRISTIE died at Crieff, 4th August 1864.

[M34] Revised by JAMES CHRISTIE in memory of his spouse, LILIAS MILLAR who died 28th March 1830 aged 46 years, also his daughter, EUPHEMIA who died 16th February 1841, aged 14 years,

[M40] MDCCCXXXVIII Erected by DAVID BRUCE sawyer Dundee in memory of his spouse ISABELLA LOWSON who died 18th April 1838 aged 36 years Inscribed by SUSAN FOGGIE widow of the above DAVID BRUCE who died 14th June 1865 aged 56 years.

To the ... THOMAS MOON, blacksmith, who died at Birkhill Feus on the 21st July 1877, aged 75 years.

[M28] Erected by the family, in memory of their father and mother. JAMES ISLES, blacksmith, died 7th June 1873, aged 84 years. HELEN SINGERS, died 20th Septr 1872, aged 73 years, two of whose children JAMES, and AGNES, died in infancy, and is interred at Me(n)muir. Also their broter GEORGE, died 5th Decr 1876, aged 53 years. And is interred, in Janefield Cemetry, Glasgow. Also their daughter HELEN ISLES who died at Dundee 1st July 189(3) aged 55 years and is interred here Until the day dawn, and the shadows flee away.

[M29] Erected by JOHN ROBERTSON Mill of Fowlis in memory of his wife MARGARET BLAIR who died 5th Jan. 1850, aged 38 years. And his children JOSEPH died 3rd May 1849, aged 4 years. ANNE died 22nd Sept. 1853, aged 20 years. The above JOHN ROBERTSON, Mill of Fowlis died 6th Dec. 1856, aged 50 years. ROBERT, his third son who fell in the Caffre War, Orange Free State, 10th June 1865, aged 26 years. JAMES, eldest son died 14th Aug. 1902, aged 66 years. THOMAS, second son died 3rd Aug. 1898, aged 58 years. JOHN, youngest son died 22nd July 1921, aged 72 years. All interred {Private Cemetery} Jammerberg Drift, Wepener, Orange Free State, Sou. Africa. HELEN, youngest daughter died 11th June 1930, aged 88 years the last of the family.

[M25] This stone was erected by JOHN RAMSAY in memory of his wife JEAN COWPAR who died the 15th of October 1757 aged 63 sumtime induelers in Moorloch AGNES died 1732 aged (12) Their surviveng children JAMES JOHN & HELON RAMSAYs Thou sweepst us off as with a flood / We vanish hence like dreams, / At first we grow like grass that feels / The sun's reviving beams / But howsoever fresh and fair / Its morning beauty shows / Tis all cut doun and wither'd q(ui.) / Before the evining close

[M21] Erected by ROBERT WILL, and his spouse ELISABETH STEWART, in memory of his father JOHN WILL, who died the 4th January 1807 aged 39 years. And of their daughter JANET, who died the 4th June 1817, aged 13 months. Also of their son JOHN, who died (at) Montreal Lower Canada, 21st (June) 1832 aged 2(4) years.

Erected by ALEXr MUDIE, in memory of his father GEORGE MUDIE, teacher, who died at Lochee, on the 20th April 1875, aged 82 years. And of his mother MARGARET LAMB, who also died there, 23rd Febr 1880, aged 84 years. The above ALEXr MUDIE, who died 3rd March 1887, aged 57 years.

[M15] Erected by DAVID GIBSON Melbourne in memory of his mother HELLEN FLIGHT who died 6th January 1837 aged 32 years Also her grandchildren JOHN GIBSON died 8th September 1867 aged 6 years ANN GIBSON died 8th December 1868 aged 11 years DAVID GIBSON died 11th May 1894 aged 42 years Also JOHN GIBSON their father died 25th May 1894 aged 66 years late Muirhead of Liff Also JANET GRAY KINNEAR wife of the above JOHN GIBSON who died 5th January 1920 aged 93 years ALEXANDER GIBSON died 30th March 1927 aged 63 years GEORGE GIBSON died 31st March 1927 aged 57 years sons of the above JOHN GIBSON

Erected by GEORGE MUDIE in memory of his father PETER MUDIE who died 7 Oct. 1861. Also his mother ELESPETH ROBERTSON who died 8 Nov. 1868. The above GEORGE MUDIE died on the 14th of May 1878 aged 40 years Also JOHN TAYLOR MUDIE son of the above GEORGE MUDIE and late partner of the firm of Shiel(l) and Small solicitors Dundee who died 9th April 1903 aged 38 years ELIZABETH TAYLOR wife of the above GEORGE MUDIE who died 10th Augt 1911 aged 76 years

Erected by MARY HARRIS in memory of her beloved daughter ANN MUDIE ELDER SMITH, who died at Lochee 21st April 1878 aged 16 years. The above MARY HARRIS or SMITH, died at Lochee 3rd June 1901 aged 72 years.

[M7] Erected by GEORGE ROBERTSON, overseer Fowlis Easter, in memory of his spouse BARBARA McDIARMID, who died 25th February 1822, aged 36 years. Also of their children GEORGE, who died 27th June 1834, aged 18 years. MARGARET, who died 6th April 1838, aged 30 years. JOHN, overseer at Moncrieffe, who died 17th May 1840, aged 29 years. The above GEORGE ROBERTSON, 20th Novr 1855, aged 70 years, after 52 years service with the Ochtertyre family. And MARGARET MURRAY, his second wife, died 10th June 1857, aged 8(.) years.

Erected by the family in memory of their parents ROBERT STEELE who died at North Wells of Liff on the 21st February 1863 aged 81 years HELEN DONALDSON who died 22nd October 1866 aged 83 years And of their daughters ANN STEELE who died at Lochee 1st July 1877 aged 72 years MARGARET STEELE who died at Lochee 12th June 1883 aged 73 years and are both interred here Also ANN daughter of DAVID STEELE, millwright, grand-daughter of the above ROBERT STEELE died 12th Aug. 1924, aged 69 years. Also [?]

Erected by the family in memory of their father DAVID STEELE millwright, Fowlis, who died 12th May 1890, aged 79. Their mother AGNES TURNBULL who died 15th Sepr 1900, aged 75. And WILLIAM STEELE their brother died in Rhodesia, June 1896, aged 29. Also in memory of JEAN TURNBULL their grandmother died 21st March 1877, aged 86. Their uncle THOMAS TURNBULL died at Coupar Angus, 7th Jany 1892, aged 72 THOMAS STEELE millwright, son of the above DAVID STEELE died at Fowlis Castle, 21st Oct. 1934, aged 71. And JESSIE CLARK HUNTER his wife died 16th July 1937, aged 76 Also ALICE MITCHELL STEELE only daughter of the above THOMAS and JESSIE STEELE died 25th Novr 1968, aged 73.


Fowlis Easter war memorial
On north wall of the kirk


Pte. Robert Berwick - Black Watch
L.Cpl. James M. Coventry - 1st Canadians
Pte. George Drew - A.&S.H.
Pte. Alexander Gabriel - Black Watch
Capt. The Master of Kinnaird - Scots Guards
Sergt. Charles Millar - Black Watch
Pte. Andrew Paul - Black Watch
Pte. Thomas Scott - Black Watch
Cpl. George Smith - Scottish Horse
Pte. Charles Stewart - Black Watch (4/5)

Fowlis Easter war memorial


Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1855 to present

Indexes and actual records for Statutory Registers of Births, Marriages & Deaths, beginning 1 Jan 1855, are available online, following registration and the purchase of credits, at the official web-site, ScotlandsPeople.

Births, Marriages & Deaths, before 1855

Indexes and actual records for all extant Old Parish Registers (OPRs) (pre-1855) of the Established Church of Scotland are available online, following registration and the purchase of credits, at the official web-site, ScotlandsPeople.

For Lundie & Fowlis ANS (parish no. 306 only):


Church Session Records of Lundie & Fowlis Easter
Later, of Fowlis & Liff Church Session
Original records are held by Dundee City Archives; repertory is available at NRS ref. CH2/23/...; digital images are available on personal visit to NRS.

Nature of recordDatesDCA ref. CH2/254/...
Minutes (Lundie)1736-18303
do (do)1813-18804
do (Fowlis)1748-17975
do (do)1825-18756
Cash books1830-18557
Valuation roll1882-18848
Roll of paupers1855-18698
Seat rents1794-18409
Library register1815-186710
Minutes (Lundie & Fowlis)1921-195311
Youth Fellowship minutes1951-195312
Communion roll1951-195313
Minutes (Fowlis & Liff)1953-197414
Report by Min. of Works architect on state of Fowlis Easter Kirk195415


Lundie & Fowlis Easter Heritors' records

Nature of recordDatesNRS ref. HR303/...
Minute and cash book1913-19311


Land owners

There were 2 proprietors of land in the parish of Lundie in 1842:

The sole proprietor of the parish of Fowlis Easter in 1842 was Sir William Keith Murray of Ochtertyre.


Census records

Records of the official censuses of the parish in 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 and 1921 are held in Register House, Edinburgh and are open to the public on payment of a fee.

Indexes to all the original census records, and the records themselves, can be accessed online at modest charge at ScotlandsPeople.

Microfilm copies are also widely available in libraries. The 1881 census is available on CD-ROM.

The early censuses of 1801-31 do not name individuals.


Population statistics
For the united parish:

1755586?, 709?Dr Alexander Webster

For Lundie:

1790334Old Statistical Account

For Fowlis Easter:

1790314Old Statistical Account

For Fowlis Easter after change of parish boundary:


For Lundie & Fowlis Easter combined, but with separate figures for the parts in Angus (ANS) and Perthshire (PER):

1871 (ANS)195205400
1871 (PER)152139291
1881 (ANS)177140317
1881 (PER)152159311


Testaments & wills

Lundie and Fowlis Easter parishes were both in the Commissariot of St Andrews.

Indexes to all extant pre-1926 testamentary records (wills & inventories of moveable property) can be searched free of charge at ScotlandsPeople. Digital (and paper) copies of the documents can be purchased at that site. See further the introduction to Angus & Kincardineshire at Testaments.

Testaments of Lundie & Fowlis Easter people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of St Andrews, 1549-1823

John Andersontenant at Kirkton of Lundie7 Apr 1815
John Anderson, seniorresidenter in Kirkton of Lundie & late tenant of the farm thereof3 Jul 1817
Janet Barbourcotter, sometime spouse to William Wallis, in Tillebakwart, par. of Lundie5 Nov 1599
Thomas Bellat Kirktoune of Lundie24 Jun 1619
Mr James Brownminister at Lundie10 Sep 1707
Andrew Chrystie (Christie)in Ladyot, par. of Lundy30 Aug 1682
Anna Chrystiespouse to Charles Ure, par. of Lundy4 Jun 1683
Janet Chrystierelict of William Taylor, in Argarth, par. of Lundy6 Oct 1681
Stephan Chrystiecotterman in Argath, par. of Lundie14 Jan 1600
Thomas Chrystiein Argath, par. of Lundie of Forfar9 Jul 1641
Margaret Constablesometime spouse to John Petrie, cotterman in the Bowhous, par. of Lundie5 Nov 1599
George Couperin Ledcreiffe, par. of Lundie13 May 1619
Elspet Drummondspouse to Andrew Lessalls, in Argath, par. of Lundie6 Aug 1613
Katherine Geikiein Ledcrieff, par. of Lundie, spouse of Richard Pittillo22 Oct 1599
Margaret Gray servitrix to the Lady Auchtertyre, par. of Easter Foulis22 Oct 1690
William Graycotterman in Ladyett, par. of Lundie22 Oct 1599
Robert Gruar of Lochbank (par. of Bendochy)residing in par. of Lundie, farmer at Lundie Castle20 Dec 1820
George Hendersonin Lundie[in Angus?]22 May 1619
Marjorie Herringspouse to James Galloway, tenant in Fowlis, par. of Foulis and Lundie24 Oct 1759
William Homein Weembank, par. of Foullis7 Jul 1701
Isobel Hutcheonspouse to John Chrystie, in Argath, par. of Lundie27 Nov 1598
Christian Jaffray spouse to James Scott, in Murloch, par. of Foulis18 Oct 1687
James Ked or Keadin Ledcrieff, par. of Lundie22 Oct 1599
David Kydin Ladcreif, par. of Lundy, in Angus24 Mar 1588-9
Catherine Lindsayrehct of David Anderson, par. of Lundie4 Dec 1673
Alexander Millarat the Mylne of Fowellis7 Apr 1596
Mr Andrew Mortounminister at Lundie23 Dec 1614
Andrew Muriesonin Ladyett, par. of Lundie21 Dec 1599
Sir William Murray of Ochtertyrepar. of Foullis25 Nov 1681
Janet MylesLundie, thereafter at Locheye [Lochee]23 Nov 1810
Isobel Oliphantrelict of Sir William Murray of Aughtertyre, par. of Foulis1 Nov 1683
Nathaniel Orchartoll keeper at Lundie Toll26 Jan 1822
Margaret Petriein Pittirue, par. of Lundie20 Apr 1615
Andrew Piratcotterman in Bowhouss, par. of Lundy5 Nov 1599
Andrew Piratin Bow, par. of Lundy15 Aug 1620
Elspet Robertsonsingle woman in Ladyet, par. of Lundie26 Apr 1621
Patrick Robertsonwobster in Ladyet, par. of Lundie18 Feb 1620
Thomas Robertsonin Easter Ledyat, par. of Lundie6 Oct 1681
Margaret Rodgerspouse to Hew Pirrat, at Clusch-mylne, par. of Lundie23 Jun 1641
Thomas Rossat the Tempill of Lundie [in Angus?]5 Nov 1593
Robert Sandwobster in Turnhill, par. of Lundie5 Nov 1599
Margaret Scrimgeourrelict of Andrew Christie, in Lundie17 Feb 1697
Thomas Shepherdin Foulis5 Oct 1613
Isobel Smithspouse to George Pattullo, in Wester Keith, par. of Lundy28 Nov 1681
Bessie Thomsonsometime spouse to John Adam, cotterman in Pitlyell, par. of Lundie5 Nov 1599
David Thomsonservitor to David Playfair, in Pittornie, par. of Lundie4 Mar 1719
Malken Websterin Ledincreiff, par. of Lundie6 Apr 1618

Testaments registered at St Andrews that have been lost, for which only entries in the minute books are extant

Mr George Flemingminister at Lundie10 Dec 1735
James Millarin Lundie [in Angus?]1 Dec 1725
Thomas Mitchellin Cransley, par. of Fowlis15 Oct 1740
Mr George Swanlate minister of the Gospel at Lundie23 Feb 1764

Testaments of Lundie people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Brechin, 1576-1800

Elizabeth Barrydau. of the late William Barry, tenant at Bows of Lundie and (the late) Margaret Scott, his spouse9 Jan 1809 & 26 May 1812
Alexander Duncan of Lundie5 Nov 1696 and 23 Aug 1707
Mr Henry Futhie (Fithie)minister at Lundie19 Feb 1622
John Petrielawful son to George Petrie, in Bowhouse, par. of Lundie10 Mar 1658

Testaments of Lundie people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Edinburgh, 1514-1600

Sir Thomas Irlandvicar of Lundy [in Angus?], and notary in Dundee4 Mar 1585-6

Testaments of Lundie people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Edinburgh, 1701-1800

Mr Walter Ainslielate minister of the united par. of Lundie and Fowlis19 Feb 1731


Clock & watch tax, 1797-8

Images of the original records for Lundie:

NRS ref. E326/12/2/41

There are no extant records for Fowlis Easter.


Farm horse tax, 1797-8

Images of the original records for Lundie:

Images of the original records for Fowlis Easter:


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