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(Other editions) Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland, commencing January 1, ending Decem / Scotland. Chancery Office. Chancery Office. (Index For) Services of heirs, / Scotland. Services of Heirs Extracts Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland Murray & Gibb , four volumes Brebner, James to his Father John Brebner in Cottoun who died – July Heir Special in Over Corskie, etc., in the parish of Kinnarinie-Aberdeenshire- dated 9th January Services of heirs in Scotland. Volumes I-IV, Variant Title: Title on container: Decennial indexes to the Services of heirs in Scotland. Volumes I-IV, Format: Computer Disk: Physical description: 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in. Date acquired: Not available: Contents note: Vol. 1. Preface. Explanations regarding the indexes . From “Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland ”: Reg. 22 Sep , Alexander Barton, son of B. Barton, , Glasgow, to his uncle Fergus Paterson of Baillaird, heir gen. Alexander's army career spanned 40 years in the 12th Light Dragoons, which in became the 12th Lancers.
DECENNIAL INDEXES TO SERVICES OF HEIRS IN SCOTLAND, Volumes I-IV. AD Aug. 28 Robert Adair of Altoun, (heir) to his father John Adair of Altoun who d. Dec. – Heir male special in Altoun or Maryport, etc., in Parish Kirkmaiden – Wigtownshire. dated 13 July Services of Heirs after (NRS reference C22 and C28) Each volume contains two indexes: one by the name of the heir, the other by name of the ancestor. Volume 5 includes additional indexes . Unfortunately I fail to find any mention in the decennial index to the services of heirs of the service of a Gordon to the lands of Beldorney from until ; perhaps the lands passed by deeds from father to son on resignation, and the sasines following may be inaccessable or lost, but the family pedigree shows that the above-. The Scottish Genealogy Society has published a CD rom of the abridgements. Finding retours for counties and burghs from From to date, there are printed 'Indexes to the Services of Heirs.
The service of heirs is a judicial process by which heirs demonstrate kinship to someone who has passed away, thus allowing them to inherit property. The register was established by the Service of Heirs Act , though the Succession (Scotland) Act abolished the service of heirs . From you need to consult the Indexes to the Services of Heirs. The retours process in fact continued until , but by then most land was being conveyed through wills, making the process virtually irrelevant. Once an heir had been confirmed legally, they then had the right to : Chris Paton. "Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland, vols I-IV, " The first of these discs, in addition to general services of heir, for which the lands are not named, also has separate listings of special services for named lands. "Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland, vols I-IV, " The first of these discs, in addition to general services of heir, for which the lands are not named, also has separate listings of special services for named lands, a total of for Angus, between and , and for Kincardineshire, between and