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  • * British History Online *

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    Acts, 1782

    General Assembly did, and hereby do, nominate and appoint the Rev. Dr Joseph M'Cormick, mi nister of the Gospel at Prestonpans, their Moderator, all the ministers who are members of the Presbytery of Edinburgh, & c.; to be a committee

    Index, P

    Lord, Chidiock, 987. Powley , Robert, [p. 567 ] . Prague , 193, 644. Presburg , 435. Preston , 139. Prestonpans , 1275. Prewne , Christopher, 181, 713. Preyner , Casper, Baron, 630, 780, 813, 814, 817, 872, 895. -,

    Warrant Book, June 1712, 21-28, 01 June 1712-30 June 1712

    the clandestine exportation of wool in the precincts of Prestonpans: at 25 l . per an.: by which means a riding waiter's salary is saved. Joseph Wake as tidesman at Prestonpans loco Archibald Lawder, removed to Kirkcaldy. Archibald Lawder as

    Treasury Warrants, February 1718, 21-28, 21 February 1718-28 February 1718

    to the Salt Commissioners in Scotland to employ Joseph Hume as officer of the Salt Duty in the collection of Prestonpans at 25 l. per an. loco William Menzies, established [as ] supervisor. Gilbert Montier as a same in the

    Treasury Warrants, April 1718, 11-20, 11 April 1718-20 April 1718

    employ John Boyd as landwaiter and searcher at Borrowstounness loco Isaac Briggs, dismissed. Mungo Stirling as a tide waiter at Prestonpans loco John Weir, deceased. William Brown as a tidesman at Kirkcaldy loco Thomas Sibbet, certified to have quitted that

  • * The History of Parliament *

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    HALKETT, Peter (1695-1755), of Pitferrane, Fife.

    HALKETT, Peter (1695-1755), of Pitferrane, Fife. Constituency Dates Stirling Burghs 1734 1741 Ofifces Held Capt. R. Scot. Fusiliers June 1717, maj. Nov. 1739; lt.-col. 44 Ft. 1741; col. Feb. 1751. Biography Halkett, an army officer, whose family had represented

    COPE, John (1690-1760).

    the army he rose by seniority to the rank of lieutenant-general before his career was terminated by his defeat at Prestonpans in 1745, after which, though cleared by a court martial, he was never employed again. He died 28 July

    LESLIE, Hon. Thomas (c.1701-72), of Stenton, Fife.

    LESLIE, Hon. Thomas (c.1701-72), of Stenton, Fife. Constituency Dates Dysart Burghs 1734 1741 Perth Burghs 20 Jan. 1743 1761 Ofifces Held Ensign 26 Ft. 1717; lt. 2 Drags. 1726; half-pay 1729; capt. 46 Ft. 1741; equerry to Prince of

    MACLEOD, Norman (1706-72), of Dunvegan, Skye.

    bewildered in every other respect till we hear from you ... I pledge Macleod in writing for him and myself.[footnote]After Prestonpans the Young Pretender sent again to Macleod,[footnote] and to Lovat, who was preparing to send the Frasers under his

    MUNRO, Sir Harry, 7th Bt. (c.1720-81), of Foulis, Ross.

    Munro, having obtained a captain’s commission in a newly raised regiment, joined Sir John Cope with his company. Captured at Prestonpans, he returned after Culloden to Ross-shire, where he was active in rounding up rebel Mackenzies and supplying lists of

  • * House of Commons Parliamentary Papers * *

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    4 October 1831, 4 October 1831

    Hounslow, whose Names are thereunto sub¬ scribed : Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Prestonpans: the ancient Village of Prestonpans, whose Names are thereunto subscribed: Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Stansfield: Tradesmen and others, Subscribers-only content

    General Index to the Journals of the House of Lords, 1 Geo. IV - 3 Gul. IV, Vols. LIII - LXIV

    Portobello, 1047 a. Portsburgh, 1040 b Portsmouth, 1022 b 1041 a. Potterrow, 1036 b. Potton, 1026 b. Preston, 1035 a. Prestonpans, 1046 b. Quadring, 1023 b. Queensferry, 1019 a. Quorndon, 1045 a. Ramsgate, 1053 b. Rastrick, 1062 a. Rathfigh, 1066 Subscribers-only content

    Appendix, 3 January 1822

    by each Vessel, and the Amount of Duties paid thereon. Ports ,from which Shipped. Boness -¦{ Leith - - -1 Prestonpans Ships Names. Vigilant - Prompt - Daedalus - Van Egmont - Hammer - William & Ezra Monarch - Isabella Subscribers-only content

    Appendix, 3 January 1822

    from Culm. Ports from which Exported. Alloa Anstruther - Boness - Dunbar - - Grangemouth - Kirkaldy - Leith - Prestonpans - - - - Total Quantities Exported - continued. Year ended 5th January 1817. Quantities Exported. Coals. Tons. Cwt. Subscribers-only content

    Appendix, 2 January 1823

    Kirkwall - - - - Leith - - - - Lerwick Montrose - Perth - Port Glasgow - Port Patrick Prestonpans Rothsay - - Stornoway - Stranraer - Thurso and Wick Tobermory Wigtown - Totals - - - - - Subscribers-only content

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    abroad among the lower classes at that place and Prestonpans, that cholera patients are poisoned by the doctors! On Friday a woman died at 'Iranent, and to-daY another woman at Prestonpans, both of whom refused to take the pre- scribed Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    was nearly allied to his " Chieftain," turned out " wi' Charlie" in forty-five, was present at the battles of Prestonpans and Falkirk. He carried the standard of his clan on the fatal moor of Culloden, where he fell, and Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    15, 5 fatal; Dumfries, 31, 14 fatal; Ruthwell, 4, 2 fatal; Cramond, 1; Cadder, 1; Rothesay, 1 fatal; Falkirk, 1; Prestonpans, 2 fatal; Kelso, 2 fatal; Larkhali, 1 fatal: 76 cases, 39 deaths. TUESDAY.-Bromley, St Leonard's, 1 fatal; St Georgein-the-East, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    1 fatal; Edinburgh, 8, 4 fatal; Glas-ow, 34, 19 fatal ; Dumfries and Maxwelltown, 12, 6 fatal; Falkirkt 3 fatal; Prestonpans, 11, 8 fatal; Prestonkirk, 1 ; Castle Douglas, 2 fatal ,Greenock, 1 ; Thornhill (Morton), 1 ; New Kilpatrick, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    the coast of Fife, tempo James VI., but it was not long kept alight. Subsequently the trade found homnes at Prestonpans and at Leith. The art of engraving on flint glass is now being carried to high perfection by Messrs Subscribers-only content


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