Robert Fergus, uncle of James Fergus and brother of Andrew Fergus

 

Fergus

Robert

23/02/1842

residing at Balgrochan of Campsie, son of Andrew Fergus

Inventory; Disposition and Deed of Settlement

Stirling Sheriff Court

SC67/36/21

 

 

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Inventory of the Personal Estate of Robt. Fergus

 

At Stirling the twenty third day of February Eighteen hundred and forty two years In presence at enpra Compeared William Hutton Writer in Stirling and produced and gave in & and whereof the tenor follow viz. Testate Succession – Inventory of the Personal means and Estate of the deceased Robert Fergus sometime residing at Balgrochan of Campsie son of Andrew Fergus now deceased sometime Portioner there – the said Robert Fergus having died on or about the seventeenth day of March last given up by William Angus now of Carlston Campsie Son of the now deceased John Angus sometime Portioner of Carlston. John Buckie Junior son of the now deceased John Buckie Portioner at Balgrochan John Angus residing at Carlston also Son of the said deceased John Angus

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Robert Fergus residing at Shawton parish of Glassford son of Andrew Fergus Farmer there and Alexander Fergus residing in Glasgow Son of the deceased Charles Fergus Brother of said Defunct all surviving and acting Executors nominate of the said deceased Robert Fergus.

 

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Stock Furniture, plenishing body clothes and whole other personal effects and means of said deceased per inventory and valuation by William Graham auctioneer and appraiser in Glasgow Forty three Pounds fifteen Shillings and six pence

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(signed) William Angus

      "  John Hay Com Dep

 

         At Stirling the twenty third day of February Eighteen hundred and forty two Years

In presence of Sir John Hay  Baronet advocate Commissary Depute of the Commissary of Stirling

Compeared William Angus of Carlston of Campsie aforesaid who being solemnly sworn and examined Depones that the said Robert Fergus died at Balgrochan aforesaid at or about the said seventeenth day of March last – that the Deponent has alonged with the before named and designed John Buckie Junior – John Angus Robert Fergus, and Alexander Fergus entered upon the

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management and disposal of the deceased's personal or moveable Estate as surviving and acting Executors of the said Defunct Nominated in his Disposition and Settlement dated the twenty fifth day of November Eighteen hundred and thirty one and recorded along with Codicils thereto in the Books of Council and Session the Twenty eight day of April Eighteen hundred and forty one that the Deponent does not know of any Settlement or Writing relative to the disposal of the deceased's Personal Estate or any part thereof other than the Disposition and Settlement before mentioned and Codicils thereto an Extract of which is now exhibited and signed by the Deponent and said Commissary as relative hereto – That the foregoing Inventory is a full and complete Inventory of the said deceased Robert Fergus personal Estate and Effects wherever situated and belonging or due beneficially to him at the time of his death in so far as the same lastly came to the Deponents knowledge And that the whole as the deceased's personal Estate & Effects situated in Scotland in so far as the same hath come to the Deponents knowledge is above the value of Twenty Pounds and under the value of One hundred Pounds Sterling all which is both as the Deponent shall answer to God signed William Angus

John Hay Com Dep

 

Follows Reg. Disposition &c

At Edinburgh the Twenty eighth day of April

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One thousand eight hundred and forty one Years In presence of the Lords of Council and Session Compeared John Hope (sic) Esquire Advocate Procurator for Robert Fergus after designed and gave in the Desposition and Settlement underwritten desiring with the same might be registered in the Books of Council and Session conform to Law which desire the said Lords found reasonable and ordained the same to be done according whereof the tenor follows

Know all men by these presents that Robert Fergus residing at Balgrochan son of Andrew Fergus Portioner there being resolved to settle my affairs as to prevent all disputes among my relatives after my decease Do hereby Give Grant Assign Dispone convey and make over from one after my death under the conditions and declarations herein after stated to and in favor of John Buckie Portioner at Balgrochan my Brother in Law John Buckie Junior his Son William Angus and John Angus Sons of John Angus Portioner of Carlston Robert Fergus and Charles Fergus sons of Andrew Fergus Farmer at Shawton and Alexander Fergus residing with me son of the deceased Charles Fergus my Brother, but the three last named persons not to act until they respectively arrive at the Years of majority and to to the survivors and survivor of those who shall accept the major number of those acting being a quorum as Trustees and

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fiduciaries for the purposes after mentioned and to their and his assignees all and sundry Lands Heretages Heritable Bonds Tacks and all other heritable rights as also all goods gear deals sums of money furniture and plenishing and in general my whole heritable and moveable estate belonging to which shall belong to me at the time of my death with the whole rights and titles of my heritable and vouchers and instructions of my moveable subjects and all that has followed may or can follow thereon Dispensing with the generality hereof and admitting these presents to be as valid and effectical as if every particular of my said subjects were herein engrossed and in particular and without prejudice to the said generacity all and shall that room or Mailing in Shawton sometime belonging to James Holmes of Kirkstyle of Glassford and feued by him from John Hamilton Writer to the Signed with Houses bissinss Yards mosses muirs meadows parts pendecles and pertinents thereto belonging with the leins of the said lands great and small parsonage and vicarage included lying within the Lordship and Parish of Glassford and Sheriffdom of Lanark : Together with the proportional part of what was the desk and area in the old church of Glassford now the Sittings in the new church effeiring to the said lands. Item All and whole that thatched tenements

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of houses and Garden immediately to the north thereof situated near to the east end of the village of Lennoxtown of Campsie in the north side of the street measuring twenty falls and twenty seven (falls) ells which property is bounded in the east by the property belonging to Robert Downie Wright on the west by the property of Moses McLae Printer – on the north by Garden grounds belonging to James and John Downie and on the south by the Main Street leading through said Lennoxtown – all lying within the Barony of Woodhead parish of Campsie and shire of Stirling and that for the full space and term of the Years still to run of a Tack of the last mentioned property entered into between William Lennox Esquire of Woodhead and James Downie dated thirty first July Seventeen hundred and eighty seven which property and Tack thereof were assigned to me by James and John Downie sons of the said Tacksman conforms to Disposition and Assignation dated twenty eighth November Eighteen hundred and seventeen but under the burden of the Tack duty and other obligations mentioned in the said Tack and Assignation and I assign and make over to my said Trustees and their foresaids the rents and profits of the whole lands and subjects before conveyed as also the whole writs and like deeds thereof which

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Disposition under the whole burdens and conditions after written I Bind me and my heirs to warrant at all hands except as to the rents warranted from fact and deed only but these presents are granted in trust always and for the ends and purposes after expressed viz. First that my said trustees shall from the first and readiest of my lying money and outstanding debts, pay all my debts sickbed and funeral charges excepting such part of any sum unpaid at my death as may appear from the bill or other documents therefore to have been borrowed in order to improve my Lennoxtown property and which shall be payable by those who may succeed thereto after my parents decease in terms of the provisions after written in case the rents to be drawn from my Shawton Lands after my parents decease and before a division thereof as after mentioned shall not be sufficient to pay off the same after discharging the other burdens herein after created on these lands and should my said lying money and outstanding debts be insufficient to pay off my said debts excepting as aforesaid the deficiency shall be made up out of the rents of my Shawton Lands to be drawn after my parents decease as after said : Secondly I appoint that my father and mother shall receive from my said Trustees during all the

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days and years of their respective lives the free produce of my whole heritable and moveable property before conveyed after payment of the feu duty interest of borrowed money on Lennoxtown property if any be as aforesaid and other burdens affecting any of the properties  Thirdly upon the death of the last survivor of my parents I appoint that my subjects in Lennoxtown held under Tack as before mentioned shall be liferented by my Sister Ann Fergus Spouse of the said John Buckie Senior and after her death the same shall be liferented by Alexander Fergus and Thomas Fergus sons of my said deceased brother Charles Fergus equally between them and the heirs of their bodies respectively and failing either of them by death without issue the share of the liferent of the deceased shall go to and be enjoyed by the survivor and on the death of the last survivor of the said Alexander Fergus and Thomas Fergus I appoint that the fee of the said Lennoxtown property shall go to and be divided equally among the heirs of their bodies share and share alike and failing any of them the share of the deceaser shall go to such deceasers issue failing whom it shall be equally divided among the survivors  But failing issue of the said Alexander Fergus and

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Thomas Fergus the said Lennoxtown property shall upon the death of the longest liver of them be sold and the proceeds divided among the sons and daughters of my brother Andrew and of my two sisters equally among them share and share alike and failing any of them by death the deceasers share shall go to his or her issue failing which it shall go to the survivors in equal proportions  But I specially burden these various destinations of my property in Lennoxtown in liferent with payment of the interest of the sum that may appear to be borrowed as aforesaid to improve that property in so far as the same may not be paid off by the surplus of rents to be drawn from the lands of Shawton after my parents decease and before the division of the lands as after stated as also with the Tack duty and all other burdens seizible there from as well as with keeping the houses and fences in good tenantable condition and I burden the destinations of fee thereof with the payment of the principal sum appearing to have been so borrowed in the event of its not being paid off as aforesaid  Fourthly with regard to my said Lands of Shawton I hereby appoint my said Trustees to let the same in lease until the Year Eighteen hundred and forty nine and I recommend them to prefer my Brother Andrew to a lease of the same before any other person

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at a reasonable rent he being at present in possession and after the crop of that Year if my father and mother shall be both dead but if not then after the death of the last survivor I appoint my Trustees to get these Lands and tentments valued and divided into two equal parts and to despone the same when so divided respectively to Robert Fergus and Charles Fergus sons of my said Brother Andrew Fergus or to the heirs of their bodies respectively and failing any of them without issue before receiving such conveyance the share of such first deceaser shall be destined and conveyed to their Brother Andrew Fergus or his heirs and the share of the other deceasing without issue and before receiving such conveyance shall be sold and after the payment of all burdens upon it created by this present Deed shall be equally divided among the other Sons and daughters of my said Brother Andrew (excluding the eldest son) and of my two Sisters Ann and Margaret Fergus and also among the Sons of my said deceased Brother Charles whether accounted legitimate or not share and share alike and should any of these my said nephews and nieces die the share of the deceaser shall go to his or her issue and failing such issue it shall be divided among the survivors or the issue of such as have died in equal proportions corresponding to the original shares  But I hereby expressly burden these various destinations of my lands of Shawton in

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so far as the rents to be drawn by my said Trustees after my Parents deaths and previous to the division may be insufficient for the same with the payment of the following sums which I leave and Bequeath as follows viz. To my brother William Fergus at present in London the sum of one shilling per day payable weekly or monthly as may suit him but which aliment being solely intended for his necessary support shall not be assignable by him nor affectable by his debts or deeds nor shall it be applied by him in any other manner whatsoever than for meat (neat?) clothing and necessaries under the express condition that should he so misapply any payment he shall loose all right to the immediate succeeding payment of the same amount. This aliment shall commence at my said parents decease as also I burden the said lands with the liferent of a house of two apartments on the lands and a small yard for the said William Fergus or in the option of my Trustees, with the Yearly payment of a rent of three Pounds ten Shillings to the Landlord of any other house and Yard he may occupy in Scotland during his life. Second to my said Sister Margaret Fergus spouse of John Angus and to her assignees the sum of One Hundred pounds Sterling payable at the first term of Whitsunday or Martinmas after

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my father and mother's decease with interest from that event and should she die before me or without disposing of it the said sum shall be divided equally among her son John and her daughters Ann Margaret Janet and Jean and in case of any of their deaths the share of the deceaser shall go to his or her issue whom failing to the survivors or the issue of any who have died and that in equal proportions corresponding to the original share  Third to John Buckie Son of my said Sister Ann Fergus and to the heirs of his body and his and their assignees the sum of One Hundred pounds Sterling payable at the death of the longest liver of my parents and of his mother with interest after that event and should he die without issue and without disposing of this Legacy the same shall be divided equally among all the sons and daughters of my said two Sisters Ann and Margaret and of my said Brother Charles without regard to legitimacy  Fourth in case the said Andrew Fergus son of my Brother Andrew shall not have succeeded to the share of the Lands of Shawton under the foresaid eventual destination and in that case only I leave and Bequeath to him the sum of One Hundred Pounds Sterling payable on the succession opening to his brothers as aforesaid in the said Year Eighteen

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hundred and forty nine with interest. After that event and should he have died I appoint the same to be paid to his issue failing whom it shall revert to those succeeding to the said Lands and I expressly Declare the said aliment and Yearly payment and these three various Legacies to be real burdens affecting the conveyance of the said lands of Shawton and appoint them to be inserted as such in the Indebtment to follow hereon and in all the dispositions and Indebtments of the said lands until the same be discharged. Fourthly I hereby Leave and Bequeath the following Legacies out of my moveable subjects payable at my parents death viz. To Margaret Angus my niece if residing with me at my death or any one of her sisters if so residing with me the sum of Six Pounds Sterling her choice of a bed and bedding of Clothes and the second choice of my clothes' pressed—To whomever of my Sisters who may not have got my Mothers press the first choice of my clothes presses : To my Nephew Robert Fergus son of Andrew Fergus my desk and eight day clock also all my riding Saddles and Bridles with my riding Poney if I shall have one at my decease  To my Nephew Charles Fergus son of Andrew Fergus all my chairs and tables also my best

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Kitchen grate and a good fir chest to my Nephew John Buckie my Smiths vices and other Smith and Wright tools including my working bench to my two Sisters Ann and Margaret any com that may belong to me at the time of my death or the value of them but not until my parents decease : And all my remaining household effects farm utensils Crop and Stock if any be and in general the residue of my moveable subject together with any overplus of the Rents of Shawton drawn after my parents decease and before the said term of division of the lands after paying off he foresaid Legacies and all my debts shall at the death of the last survivor of my parents be divided equally among all the Sons and daughters of my Brother Andrew and of my two Sisters and of my deceased Brother Charles and their foresaids in the manner before expressed but under this exception that in case the two Sons of my said deceased Brother Charles shall not have received their Fathers two fir Chests with their Contents which were lying in the house of John Angus at my Brothers decease the eldest of them shall receive as much good linen as will make eight Shirts and the same quantity of Yarn made or unmade and the Youngest shall receive the same quantity of linen

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shirts or something of the same value. And as it is my particular desire that these two persons should receive all these articles of plenishing and furniture which belonged or would have been given to their father out of my parents means I expressly declare that should they not so receive these articles the value shall be made up out of my own articles at the discretion of my Trustees  Sixthly I expressly authorize my said Trustees to use their own discretion in the division of my various articles of moveables as to what shall best suit each individual interested and recommend them to take the assistance of my Sisters if alive and if not then of the daughters of John Angus who may be of age in getting my moveables properly divided at the death of my parents and I declare that the decisions of my Trustees with the advice of said Sisters or Nieces shall be binding on all interested and with which they shall be bound to rest satisfied : Seventhly I Nominate and Appoint my said Trustees and the survivors and survivor acceptor and acceptor of them being of age as aforesaid to be my Executors and Executor with power to give up Inventory and confirm pay debts in being themselves satisfied of the justness thereof and do every thing necessary in the premises  Declaring that they shall not be liable for omissions

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lost debts or rents or to do diligence or for one another but each only for his own actual Intromissions  Eighthly I hereby Revoke all former Wills or Conveyances of my said subjects and expressly Reserve to myself not only my own liferent use of the same but also full power at any time to alter or cancel these presents in whole or in part as I may see proper Dispensing with the delivery hereof and declaring these presents and any codicils hereto shall be a firm and valid deed though found lying by me or in the custody of any other person undelivered at my death  Ninthly I declare the foregoing provisions to be in full of all that any of my relations could any way claim as succession of any kind in or through my decease  And farther I expressly Declare and ordain that should any of my relations or others interested in this will attempt to go to Law or quarrel with one another as to the terms hereof such person shall be and is hereby expressly excluded and cutt off from the provision hereby intended for him when which shall go to the others interested with such person in the various destinations and provisions herein contained  But declaring that any Submission may be entered into, in case of a difference of opinion to the Professor of Law in Glasgow College or any other fit person whose decision shall be final : And in these terms I Bind and Oblige me

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my heirs and successors to Indebt and seise my said Trustees and their foresaids in the foresaid lands in Shawton first before described and he pertinents and that by two several Infestments or manners of holding the one without prejudice of the other – The one blemish of me and my foresaids for payment of a penny Scots on the ground of said lands at Whitsunday Yearly if asked only and the other from me of and under my immediate lawful Superior in the same manner. I hold or might hold the same myself and that either by resignation or confirmation or both the one without prejudice of the other and for completing the former I hereby make and Constitute

at the right   and each of them my lawful and irrevocable Procurators to Resign as I hereby Resign and surrender in the hands of my said Superiors or their Commissioners All and Haill the foresaid room or mailing in Shawton with the houses as also the Liends and whole other pertinents before described all here held as repeated In favor and for new Infeftment thereof to be made and granted to my said Trustees and their foresaids in due form acts and instruments to take and every other thing to do which to the office of procuratory belongs : And I Consent to the Registration hereof in the books of Council and Session or other. Constitute James Monerieff Esquire Advo-

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cate Pross  Moreover I the said Robert Fergus hereby desire and Require You

and each of You

my Baillies in that part hereby especially constituted that on sight hereof Ye pass to the ground of the said lands of Shawton first before described and there Give and Deliver to the said Trustees and to the acceptors and acceptor survivors and survivor of them as aforesaid and their foresaids heritable State and Sasine real actual and corporal possession of all and Haill the foresaid room or mailing in Shawton with the Houses bussinss Yards and all other tiends and whole pertinonts before described here held as repealed. But under the burdens of the Legacies and others and for the purposes before written and that by delivering to them or their attorney bearer hereof earth and stone of the ground of said lands grass and corn for the leinds and all other necessary symbols which to do I commit to God full power by this my Precept of Sasine directly to God for that purpose In witness whereof these presents written upon this and the five preceding pages of Stamped paper by William Cathcart Clerk to John Marshall Writer in Glasgow  Are subscribed at Glasgow the twenty fifth day of November in the Year Eighteen hundred and twenty nine before these witnesses the said John Marshall and the said William Catheart (signed) Robert Fergus John Marshall Witness Will Catheart Witness.—I Robert Fergus before

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designed do hereby make the following alterations upon my foregoing Settlement  First I Revoke the Legacy of one Hundred Pound Sterling granted to John Buckie Son of my Sister Ann Fergus and in place thereof I leave and bequeath the said sum to his Mother the said Ann Fergus her heirs and assignees payable at the expiry of twelve months after my and my Mothers decease. Second I revoke the aliment of one Shilling per day granted to my Brother William Fergus as also the liferent to him of a house and Yard or rent thereof and in place of these provisions I leave and bequeath to him the sum of six pence per day payable in the same manner and under the same provision and condition as is before specified  Third I revoke the Legacy of the riding Poney and of my desk both granted to my Nephew Robert Fergus which desk I leave and bequeath to Alexander Fergus son of my deceased Brother Charles  Fourth In place of the Legacy to my Niece Margaret Angus or any of her Sisters if residing with me of Six Pounds Leg I leave and Bequeath to the said Margaret Angus the sum of Sixty Pounds Sterling payable at my and my Mothers death  Fifth I authorize and Appoint my said Trustees to borrow the sum of Two Hundred and fifty Pounds Sterling upon my Lands of Shawton which shall be applied by them toward the maintainance and liberal

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of the said Alexander Fergus son of my said deceased Brother Charles and that in such sums as they may from time to time find necessary, or in their discretion consider proper it being my wish that the said Alexander Fergus should receive such an education as may fit him for a liberal profession if he should be so inclined and I appoint my said Trustees and the acceptors and survivors of them to be Tutors and Curators to the said Alexander Fergus and any other persons who may be under age and in whose favor I have made or may make provisions  Sixth I authorize the division of my lands of Shawton to take place after the crop of Eighteen hundred and thirty nine in place of that of Eighteen hundred and forty nine before ordered but that only in case my Mother shall have died before that period  Lastly I appoint any Crop growing or cut at my decease and any loose lumber or stones lying about my premises to be immediately Sold and converted into Cash and the proceeds applied to the payment of my debts sickbed and funeral charges and I declare that these alterations shall form part of my foregoing Settlement which is so far is hereby altered  But in all other respects the same is confirmed  Reserving however full power to make such farther alterations as I may see necessary from time to time on my said Settlement or this codicil thereto and reserving also my liferent of the whole premises and I con-

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=sent to the Registration hereof along with the said Settlement and Constitute the same procurators  In Witness whereof this Codicil written upon this and the preceding page at the end of my said Settlement by James Dunn residing in Glasgow for John Marshall Writer there is subscribed at Balgrochan this sixteenth day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty one Years before these Witnesses the said John Marshall and the said James Dunn (signed) Robert Fergus John Marshall Witness James Dunn witness.—I Robert Fergus before designed do hereby in addition to the Legacy of Sixty Pounds Sterling before provided to my niece Margaret Angus, do hereby leave and Bequeath to her the sum of Forty Pounds Sterling payable in the same manner  In Witness whereof this Codicil written by the said James Dunn is Subscribed at same place of same date and before he same witnesses as the preceding Codicil (signed) Robert Fergus John Marshall witness James Dunn witness. I Robert Fergus within designed Do hereby Revoke the various legacies of Sixty pounds and forty pounds Sterling bequeathed to my niece Margaret Angus by the within Codicils as well as the Six pounds and the choice of a bed and bedding of Cloaths bequeathed to her or any of her Sisters by the foregoing principal Settlement  I also hereby Revoke the Legacies of the corrs that may belong to me at my death or the value of them bequeathed to my sisters Ann and Margaret by the foregoing Deed of Settlement --: Farther

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I Declare that in the event of my Sister Margaret Angus predeceasing me her Son William Angus shall be entitled to a share thereof alongst with the rest of her family of the one hundred Pounds Sterling bequeathed to her by my said Settlement  Lastly I hereby Leave and Bequeath to my Nephew John Buckie Junior my horse riding harness Cart and Cart Harness that may belong to me at my decease and in so far the foregoing Settlement and Codicils are altered and I Consent to the Registration hereof along therewith In Witness thereof I subscribe this Codicil written on the back of said Deed by John Marshall still apprentice to John Marshall Writer in Glasgow the word "thereof" on the eighth line being first deleted at Balgrochan this twelfth day of July Eighteen hundred and thirty two Years before these witnesses Robert Hill Clerk to Nicol Tweedie Writer in Glasgow and the said John Marshall Hill (signed) Robert Fergus Robt. Hill witness John M. Hill witness. – I Robert Fergus within designed Do hereby Revoke that part of my deed of Settlement in so far as I authorize my Trustees to take the assistance of the daughters of John Angus in distributing my moveables to the parties interested and I declare hat they shall have no concern therewith  And I also appoint my Sisters Margaret and Ann to be the only persons who shall have any concern

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with the division of my said moveables with the exception of my said Trustees  In witness whereof this Codicil written by the  above named and designed John Marshall Hill is Subscribed at same place of same date and before the same witnesses as the preceding codicil (signed) Robert Fergus Robt. Hill witness John M. Hill witness.  One penalty of 10 returned to party per Treasury Letter dated 16 April 1841 (signed) J. Penney – Received 20th April 1841 of Messrs. Deans & Co the sum of Twenty Pounds being the amount of two penalties of Ten pounds each (for marking this Instrument with two one Pound five Shilling Stamps (and at the same time Two Pounds ten Shillings for the stamps) For the Recr. Genl. of Stamps Taxes (signed) H. Huntington R. Gore – Extracted furth of the Records of the Court of Session upon these thirty seven pages of stamped paper by me one of the Keepers of the Record of Deeds to conform to act of Parliament (signed) James Kilgoren

Stirling 23rd Febr 1842

This is the Est Rego Disposition & Deed of Settlement referred to in my affidavit to the Inventory of the Personal Estate of the deceased Robert Fergus remitted by me of this date

 

(signed)      William Angus

      "       John Hay Com Dep

 

Page 430 A -- which is attached to the side.

 

Glasgow 14 March 1842. Received from the Commissary Clerk of Stirlingshire by the hands of M M Thomson 1 King Street Glasgow Ext Trust Disposition & Settled by Robert Fergus Dated 25 Nov 1829 & Regd. 28 April 1841

Marshall & Hill

Jam. Turnbill


Fergus

Robert

15/10/1846

residing at Balgrachan of Campie, son of Andrew Fergus

Additional Inventory

Stirling Sheriff Court

SC67/36/25

 

 

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Addl Inventory of the Personal Estate of Ro : Fergus

 

At Stirling the Fifteenth day of October Eighteen hundred and forty six  In presence ut-supra compeared Andrew Balfour Writer in Stirling and produced and gave in to and whereof the tenor follows vizt.  Additional Inventory of the Personal Estate and Effects of the deceased Robert Fergus sometime residing at Balgrochan of Campsie Son of Andrew Fergus now deceased sometime Portioner there the said Robert Fergus having died on or about the Seventeenth day of March Eighteen hundred and forty one years.

 

         The value of the Inventory of the Personal Estate and Effects situated in Scotland of the said deceased Robert Fergus conform to the original Inventory and oath recorded in the Commissary Court Books of Stirlingshire at Stirling the Twenty third day of February eighteen hundred and forty two

43 15 6

 


         To which falls to be added the difference betwixt the valuation of the Furniture and effects and what were realized by sale of same

1.   Total amount of Roup Roll                             67 16 10

2.   For articles Sold privately to

1. William Wallace               18 8 3

2. William Angus                      2 . .

3. Mrs. Fergus                            . 5 .

4. James Brown                          . 7 4

5. James Frew                            1 . .                  23 8 7

         Amount Carried forward                        91 5 5

 

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Brought Forwd

Amount of Valuation                                               43 15 6

                                                               Difference                      .   .   .      47 9 11

 

Also

         Proportion of current half years

         Rent of Shawton 20 falling

         To the executry                                                                 13 6 8

Do.         Do.    Of Lennoxtown property

( 10 : 19 s --)                                                                          7 2 8    20 9 4

         Total amount of Inventory                                                      111 14 9

(Signed) William Angus

"       Joh Hay Com Dep

At Stirling the Fifteenth day of October Eighteen hundred and forty six years

In presence of Sir John Hay Baronet Commissary Depute of the Commissariot of Sterling

Compeared William Angus of Carlston of Campsie who being solemnly sworn and examined depones that the said Robert Fergus died at Balgrochan aforesaid on or about the said Seventeenth day of March Eighteen hundred and forty one. That the Deponent did on the ________ day of February Eighteen hundred and forty two alongst with the other surviving and accepting Trustees and executors nominated and appointed by the said Defunct by his Deed of Settlement and Codicils entered upon the management and possession of his personal Estate. That there was omitted to be included in the Inventory of the personal means of the said

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Defunct the sums above mentioned given up in the foregoing Additional Inventory. That the Deponent and his Co Executors have not discovered any other Estate or Effects belonging to the deceased so far as the same hath come to the knowledge of the Deponent and that the whole of the deceased's personal means and Estate in Scotland or elsewhere in so far as the same hath come to the Deponents knowledge is above the value of One Hundred pounds Sterling and under the value of Two Hundred pounds Sterling  All which is truth as (the Deponent) he shall answer to God.

(Signed)  William Angus

"         Joh Hay Com Dep