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Kelly-McKelly Family in Southwest Scotland

1420 - 1661




[1] Andrew McKellie
February 1, 1431: [Wigtownshire] Dated at Perth: Rex confirmavit cartam Gilberti M'Cambil et Nevini M'Gilvar, burgensium burgi de Invermassan—[qua concesserunt Andree Aggnew, heredibus ejus, executoribus et assignatis,—totum jus suum et clameum molendini quod habuerunt vel habere poterint in futuiis, cum tofta et crofta jacentibus inter torrentes, in baronia ville de Invermassan, vic. Wygtoune, cum servitio ad hoc debito et consueto:—Gilbertus sigillum Thome M'Dowele appendi procuravit, et Nevinus sigillum D. Alex. Cambel, dom. de Corswel, prepositi dicti burgi appendi procuravit. Apud Insulam, October 14, 1426:—Test. D. Pat. M'Men olim (formerly) Abbate de Dundranane, Dav. Ross, Gilberto M'Dowel, Dun. M'Maycan, And. M'Kelli, Dun. M'Nely].
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1424-1513 (Edinburgh, 1882), Vol. 2, p. 41, no. 185]

[2] Thomas McKellie of Barskeoch
November 16, 1474: [Wigtownshire] Instrument of sasine at the hand of Thomas Amuligane, notary public, narrating that Bricius McGarvy resigned into the hands of Gilbert Buyt bailie of Wigtown his tenement on south of the burgh between the tenement of Thomas Murdochsoun on the east and a tenement of the said Thomas on the west. Whereupon the bailie gave sasine therein to Mr. William McGarvy. Witnessed by Uchtred McDowell of Logan, Thomas McKelle of Barskeach, Thomas Murdochsoun, Malcolm McGillauch, Finlay McGillauch, John Logane, Thomas McCalman, Dougal McRovdyr and Thomas Agregan.
[Reid, R.C.: Wigtownshire Charters (Edinburgh, 1960), p. 123, no. 90]

Note: Barskeach is Barskeoch near Newtownstewart in the parish of Penninghame.

[3] Thomas McKellie of Barskeoch
April 5, 1475: [Wigtownshire] Date at Edinburgh. Tack (in the vernacular) for a period of 19 years from the date of redemption by Uchtred MacDowell of Logane to Thomas Makelle of Barskeach, his heirs and assignees, of the 2 ½ merkland called Achagilzan within the lordship of Logane now wadset to the said Thomas by charter and sasine. Witnessed by Mr. Richard Lermonth parson of ye Hauch, schir Thomas Fermour vicar of Quhittyngean, Thomas Mondvale, schir Henry Mondvale chaplain and Robert Marciale, notary public.
[Reid, R.C.: Wigtownshire Charters (Edinburgh, 1960), p. 170, no. 149]

Note: This tack reflects a linguistic transition from Gaelic to Scots speaking society in Wigtownshire. The term ‘tack’ (lease) was an administrative and legal document written in Scots.

[4] Thomas McKellie of Gategill
July --, 1476: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Rex concessit Thome M’Kelle, et heredibus ejus,—25 solidatas terrarum de Gategill, in senesc. de Kirkcudbrycht, vic. Drumfres ;—quas Johnne Kersane resignavit:—Faciend. servitia debita et consueta.
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1424-1513 (Edinburgh, 1882), Vol. 2, p. 253, no. 1247]

[5] Patrick McKellie
August 19, 1488: [Wigtownshire] Rex confirmavit cartam Gilberti Dikeonsoune de Clontis,—[quavendidit etalienavit Symoni Makcristin, burgensi de Wigtoun, heredibus ejus et assignatis,—20 solidatas antiqui extentus terrarum de Clontis, vic. Wigtoun, in parochia de Sorby:—Reddend. unun denarium nomine albe firmo:— Test. Wil. Makgerwe notario publico, Ric. Burne, Pat. Murdochsoune, D. Gilb. Makgilhauch, D. Pat. Sprot, Pat. Makkelle, et Dungallo Achinyane:—Apud Wigtoun, 1 July 1484]:—Necnon aliam cartam dicti Gilberti Dikeonsoune,—[qua vendidit et alienavit dicto Simoni Makcristin, heredibus ejus et assignatis,—dimediam mercatam antiqui extentus terrarum de Clontis, unacum manerie, pomario, orto et clausura ejusdem, infra dominium Galwidie, vic. Wigtoun:—Reddend. unum denarium argenti nomine albe firme:—Test. Wil. Murhed, Alano Makclelane, Pat. Murchosoune, Gilb. Makclelane, Joh. Makkynnay. Joh. Makgilhauch:—Apud Wigtoune, 8 Aug., 1488]
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1424-1513 (Edinburgh, 1882), Vol. 2, p. 374, no. 1769]

[6] 1493: Thomas McKellie of Gategill
Kirkcudbright: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Sasine of Thome McKelle for Gategilmakilvernak.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1488-1496 (Edinburgh, 1888), Vol. XI, Appendix, p. 768]

[7] 1498: John McKellie of Gategill
Kirkcudbright: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Sasine of Johanni Makkelle for Gategilmakilvernak.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1497-1591 (Edinburgh, 1887), Vol. X, Appendix, p. 462]

Note: Gaitgill M'llvernok is Gaitgill (modern Gategill) also known as Gaitgill M'Nische, in the parish of Borgue, Kirkbrightshire.

[8] Thomas and John McKelly of Barskeoch
May 27, 1498: [Wigtownshire] Dated at Stirling. Rex confirmavit cartam Georgei Hereis de Terrauchty et Kirkpatrik-Irnegray,—[qua—pro singulari favore, &c.,—concessit Thome Makkelle, heredibus ejus et assignatis,—4 mercatas antiqui extentus terrarum de Skeath, Barskeach, et Dowkeruff, vic. Wigtoun et in baronia de Myretoun:—Reddend. 4 mercat. annul redditus:—Test. Karolo Hereis, Joh. Aslaine, Joh. Makkelle, et Umfrido Aslaine:—Apud Terrachty, 3 Maii 1495]
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1424-1513 (Edinburgh, 1882), Vol. 2, p. 512, no. 2410]

[9] Thomas McKellie of Gategill
May 5, 1500: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Rex confirmavit cartam Johannis Makkelle de Gaitgill:- [qua vendidit et alienavit consang. suo Thome Makkelle de Berskeach, heredibus ejus et assignatis, 3 merc. 10 sol. antiqui extentus terrarrum de Gaitgill, infra dominium Galwidie, senesc. Kirkcudbrycht:—Tenend. a dicto Joh de rege: Reservato libero tenement dicto Joh.: Test. Joh. Makke de Myrtoun, Duncano Makke, Alano Makclouch, Joh. Makkelle, Dav. Makke, et D. Job. Makcarkan notario publico:—Apud Wigtoun, 8 April, 1500]
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1424-1513, Vol. 2, p. 538, no. 2532]

[10] Thomas and John McKellie
1502-1504 [Kirkcudbrightshire] Compitiones Bonrum Eschaerum:
Item de xxxiij li vj s, viij d. pro eschaeta bonorum Thome McKelle, fugitive, etc.
Item vj li. xiij, s. iiij d., pro eschaeta bonorum Johannis Makkelle, justificati in itinere justiciarie de Wigtoun, ultimum tento.
[Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland 1502-1594 (Edinburgh, 1900), Vol. 2, p. 170]

Note: John McKelle executed a Wigtown and escheat of Thomas McKelle, fugitive.

[11] Thomas and Duncan McKellie of Gategill
October 13, 1503: [Kirkcudbrightshire] A Letter maid to Johnne Murehede of Bulleys, his airis and assignais, of the gift of all and sindre the landis, rentis, and possessiounis being in the kingis handis be ressoun of warde be the deceis of umquhile Thomas McKelle of Gategill, for all the tyme of the warde thairof ...., togidder with the marriage of Duncan McKelle, soun and are to the said umquhile Thomas heritage ...: And also makand the said Johne, tutour dative and governoure to the said Duncane, and falezeing of him be deceis, to the are or aris male or female that sal happin to succeed to the said Thomas heritage, and to al and sindry thare landis, rentis, possessiounis and gudis unto thare lauchful eild.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1488-1529 (Edinburgh, 1908), Vol. 1, p. 144, no. 988]

[12] Thomas McKellie
December 23, 1506: [Wigtownshire] Dated at Edinburgh: Rex,—quia terre subscripte,—que per predecessores Andree dom. Herys de Terreglis de rege immediate tente per servitium warde et relevii, et per ipsum. Joh. Makke de Myretoun, et Tho. Makkelle, ut possessores earundem possesse fuerunt—in manibus regis ob alienationem majoris partis earundem absque consensu superioris recognite erant; —nihilominus pro bono servitio concessit dicto Andree Domino Herys, et heredibus ejus,—terras de Myretoun-Makke, vic. Wigtoun, viz. 20 solidatas terrarum antiqui exteutus de Doucbirre (sive Dischore), 3 mercatas de Barskeauch ant. ext., 3 merc. ant. ext. de Uchiltre, 2 merc. ant. ext. de Clonluchauch, 2 mere. ant. ext. de Clouchlach, 3 merc. ant. ext. de Glassacht, 3 merc. ant. ext. de Garvabe (Garvake?), 3 merc. ant. ext. de 'Mekle Elrik, 3 merc. ant. ext. de Litil Elrik, 3 merc. ant. ext. de Barquheill et Cloidoog, 2 merc. ant. ext. de Culclachach, 3 merc. ant. ext. de Barvednayn, 3 merc. ant. ext. de Knokbrakis, 3 merc ant. ext. de Culbertane, et 3 merc. ant. ext. de Barbuchane, cum molendinis de Barvednane et Mekle Elrik, insula de Uchiltre, et lacu ac piscaria earundem, una cum le outsettis dictarum terrarum;—quas omnes pro speciali favore incorporavit in unam liberam baroniam de Myretoun-Heris:—Tenend. de rege in libera baronia, viz. dimediam mercatam de Douchirre et dimed. merc, de Culclachach, cum capitali messuagio earundem, lacu, insula et piscaria, in proprietate; et remanentiam in tenandriis:—Reddend. annuatim unam sectam ad curiam capitaleni vic. de Wigtoun in pretorio burgi de Wigtoun post festum S. Michaelis tenendam, necnon wardam, &c., cum contingerent:—cum licentia ad infeodandum dictum Joh. Makke et alios tenentes.
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1424-1513 (Edinburgh, 1882), Vol. 2, p. 643, no. 3018]

[13] Duncan McKellie of Gategill
1517: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Senescallus de Kirkcudbricht respondebit pr 97 li. 10 s. de firmis 5 marcat. Terrarium cum dimedia marcata et 20 denariat. Terrarium de Gadgill cum pertinen. Jacentium infra balliam suam, existentium in minibus regis per spatium 13 annorum ult. elaps. Ratione warde, que firme se extendunt annuatim ad 7 li. 10 s., regi debitis per sasinam datam Duncano Makkelle de eisdem apud Edinburgh die.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1513-1522 (Edinburgh, 1893), Vol. XIV, p. 592]

[14] Mariot McNeisch in Gategill
1517: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Senescallus respondebit pro 4 li. 6s. 8d. de firmis quarte partis terrarum de Gadgill antiqui extentus cum pertinen. jacentis in dominio Galwidie infra senescalliam suam Kirkcudbricht, existentis in manibus regis per spatium 7 annorum ult. elaps. ratione warde, que firme dicte quarte partis se extendunt annuatim ad 12s. 6d., regi debitis per sasinam datam Mariote Makneisch de eadem quarta parte terrarum predictarum ut uni quatuor heredum earundem apud Edinburgh 27 Nov. a.r.5.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1513-1522 (Edinburgh, 1893), Vol. XIV, p. 603v]

[15] Duncan Kellie and Janet Aschyanne of Gategill
1518: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer. Memorandum: quod compotans non onerat se de vij li x s, compositionis carte conjuncte infeodationis Duncani McKelle de Gaitgill et Jonete Eschynnane ejus sponse to terries de Gaitgill.
[Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer A.D. 1515-1531 (Edinburgh, 1903), Vol. VI, p.138]

[16] Janet McNeisch in Gategill
1518-19: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Senescallus respondebit pro 4 li. 13s. 9d. de firmis unius quarte partis 25 solidat. terrarum de Gadzell Makilvernok antiquiextentus cum pertinen. jacentis infra parrochiam de Borg et senescalliam suam Kirkcudbricht, existentis in minibus regis per spatium 7 annorum et 1 termini ult. elaps. ratione warde, que firme se extendunt annuatim ad 12 s. 6 ct., regi debitis per sasinam datam Jonete Makneische de eadem quarta parte predictarum terrarium apud Edinburgh 3 Dec. a.r. predicto.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1513-1522 (Edinburgh, 1893), Vol. XIV, p. 615]

[17] Katherine McNeisch in Gategill
1519: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Senescallus respondebit pro 4 li. 7s. 6d. de firmis quarte partis 25. solidat. terrarum de Gadgil Makilwernok antiqui extentus cum pertinen. jacentis infra senescalliam suam Kirkcudbrycht, existentis in manibus regis per spatium 7 annorum ult. elaps. ratione warde, que firme se extendunt annuatim ad 12s. 6d., regi debitis per sasinam datam Katherine Makneisch de eadem quarta parte apud Edinburgh 12 Nov. a.r.7.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1513-1522 (Edinburgh, 1893), Vol. XIV, p. 625]

[18] Elena McNeisch in Gategill
1519: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Idem senescallus respondebit pro 4 Ii. 7s. 6d. de firmis altcrius quarte partis terrarum predictarum, similiter existentis in manibus regis per predictum tempus et rationem, et sibi debitis per sasinam datam Elene Makneisch, sorori predicte Katherine, de eadem apud Edinburgh predictis die et anno.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1513-1522 (Edinburgh, 1893), Vol. XIV, p. 625]

[19] Balzieland-McKellie
1544-1545: [Wigtownshire] Sasine to Carolo McDowell territory of Wazelane alias Logane, Kirkbrid, Garroch, Grenane, Park Logane, Athnes, Kilumquha, Dawlazelane McKellie, Kilumquha Agnew, Grenane, Kilstay, Elrig, Balgowin, Myroch in the Wigtownshire.
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1543-1556 (Edinburgh, 1898), Vol. XVIII, p. 381]

Note: Balzieland is baillie-land of McKellie in the parish of Kirkmaiden, Wigtownshire.

[20] Humphry Kelle and John, his son
March 9, 1544-45: [Ayrshire] At Edinburgh, ane Lettir maid to James Park, his airis and assignais, ane or ma, of the gift of the escheat of all gudis, movable and unmovable, quhilkis pertenit to Umfra Kile, Johne Kile, his sone, Alexander Maxwell, and Andro Luffe, and now pertenying, or (etc), to oure soverane lady be resound of escheat, throw being of the saidis personis fugitive fra the law and at the horne, for the slauchter of umquhill Johne Kennedy of Culzane, committit be the said Alexander Maxwell and Andro Lufe, and of umquhill Martyne Caldwell, commitit be the said Umfra, etc. Per Signaturam.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1542-48, Vol. III, p. 169, no. 1087]

[21] Balzieland-McKellie
May 20, 1545: Regina &c., cum consensu secreti coneilii, confirmavit et de novo dedit Charolo Makdowell de Logane, filio et heredi quondam Patricii M. de L., heredibus ejus et assignatis,Ñterras de Logane, viz. 2 ½ marcat. de Balzelyane alias Logane, 5 marcat de Kirkbryd, 2 ½ marcat. de Portnosak, 4 marcat. de Garroche, 20 solidat. de Grenane, dimediam marcat. de Killumquhy, 16 sol. de Park, 4 marcat. de Achnech, 2 ½ marcat. de Balzellane-Makkelle, 2 ½ marcat. de Killumquhay-Agnew, 20 sol. de Grenane, 3 marcat. de Kilstay, 7 ½ marcat. de Elrig, Ballingouin et Marauch, cum molendiuis, multuris, tenentibus &c., vic. Wigtoun;Ñquas idem Char. personaliter resignavit: Reddend. wardas &c., cum comrauni secta in curiis vie. de Wigtoun.
[Register of the Great Seal of Scotland 1513-1546 (Edinburgh, 1883), Vol. 3, no. 3112]

[22] John McKellie
October 31, 1546: [Wigtownshire?] Ane Lettir maid to Gilbert, Erle of Cassillis, and his assignais, ane or ma, of the gift of all gudis, actis, contractis, quhilkis pertenit to Johnne Henrysoun in Cragnar, Gillespy McCrakane, Johnne McCrakane, his sone, Gilbert Adonell, Johnne Acarsane, Gilbert McBride and Gilbert Makbride, brethir, Alexander McBride, Gilbert Ahanny, Eduard Story, Robert McKe, George Patersoun, William McIlroy, Johnne Makclanachane, John McWilliam, Patrik McBlane, George Levenax, Johnne Lowsoun, Johnne McIlviane, Johnne Philpsoun, Gilbert Agnew, Alexander Agnew, brethir, Donald McNebey, Alexander McDowell, Henry McCullocht, Thomas McKe, Thomas McCrakane, Cuthbert McNeill, Patrik McLinquhy, Nevin McIlroy, Johnne McKelle, Thomas Tempiltoun, Donald McMaister, Michell McBlane in Dalrumpaill, Johnne McCristein, Harbart McCrakane, Gilbert Bane Cludstoun, within the schirefdome of Wigtoun, and now pertaining to oure soverane lady be resound of eschete, throw their remaning and byding away fra the army and gaddering maid and convenit in the clete of Sanctandrois, for assegeing of the castell thairof and recovering of the samin, now at the ferd quarter of the realme; incontrare the tennour of the lettiris, chargeis and proclamationis maid for convening of the said army for the ferd quarter, incurrand thairthrow the panis contenit thairintill, that is to say, tinsale of life, landis and gudis. At Sanctandrois.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1542-1548 (Edinburgh, 1936), Vol. 3, p. 312, no. 1970]

[23] Balzieland-McKellie
1548: [Wigtownshire] Vicecomes Wigtoun respondebit pro £76 8s de firmis omnium et singularum terrarium subscriptarum, viz., duarum marcatarum terrarium de Balyellane Logane, cum dimedia marcata ejusdem, quinque marcatarum terrarium de Kirkbryde, duarum marcatarum terrarium cum dimedia marcata terre de Portnussak, quatuor marcatarum terrarium de Gerroche, viginti solidatarum terrarium de Grenane, dimedie marcate terre de Killumquha, sexdecim solitarum terrarium de Park, quatuor marcatarum terrarium de Auchneche, duarum marcatarum cum dimedia marcata terrarium de Balyellan McKelle, duarum marcatarum cum dimedia marcata terrarium de Killumquha Agnew, viginit solidatarum terrarium de Neddir Grenane, trium marcatarum terrarium de Kilstay, et septem marcatarum cum dimedia marcata terrarium de Elrig, Balgovne, et Myroc antique extentus, cum tenentibus, tenandriis, ac liberetenentium servitiis earundem, in propretate, superiortate, et tenardrietate, jacentium in parrochia de Kirkmedyn in Rennys infra balliam suam, existentium in minibus regine per spatium unius anni ultimo elapse sasiua non recuperate; et pro £76 8s de relevio earundem; regine debitis per sasinam datam Patricio McDowell, cujus pater obit in bello de Fawsyde. [Edinburgh, 5 November]
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1543-1556 (Edinburgh, 1898), Vol. XVIII, p. 452]

[24] Janet and Elizabeth McKellie daughters of the deceased Duncan McKellie
August 2, 1551: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Ane lettir maid to Ameir Maxwell, burgess of Drumfreis, his airis and assignais, of the gift of the marriages of Jonet McKelle and Elizabeth McKelle, dochteris and airis of umquhile Duncane McKelle of Gadgill, and failyeing etc, with all proffittis of the said marriages, pertening to oure soverane lady and being at hir hienes gift and dispositioun be ressoun that the said umquhile Duncane held his landis of Gatgill of hir hienes and hir predecessouris be service of warde and relief. With power, etc [composition]: gratis. Dated at Drumfreis.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1548-1556 (Edinburgh, 1952), Vol. IV, p. 211, No. 1327]

[25] John McKellie
November 6, 1551: [Wigtownshire] Preceptum Legitimationis Johannis McKelly bastardi, filii naturalis Andree McKelly in Salset [Saulseat]: in communi forma, etc. Dated at Jeburgh.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1548-1556 (Edinburgh, 1952), Vol. IV, p. 224, No. 1408]

Note: Saulseat is located in the parish of Inch.

[26] William Kello or Kellie
May 28, 1552: [Kirkcudbrightshire] At Edinburgh: Ane Lettir maid to Patrik Hepburne of Boltoun, his airis and assignais, ane or ma, of the gifts of the panis and unlawis quhairintill thir personis underwritten wes decernit and adjugit in, in ane court of the schirefdome of Drumfreis haldin in the tolbuyth of Edinburgh the sext day of Aprile [blank] befoir Maister Johnne Sinclair and Maister Thomas Kincragy, schireffis of Drumfreis in that part, be vertew of oure soverane ladyis commissioun specialis constitue for their compering befoir the said schireffis in tha part the day foirsaid to have borne witnessing in ane mater persewit by the said Patrik Hepburne, as onlie executor and intromettour with the gudis of umquhile Dame Nicholace Hume, Lady Terriglis, his spous, contrair William Sinclair of Auchinfranco, Marioun McClellane of Maby, his spous, Herbert Hereis in the Lagane, Archibald Hereis in Madinpalp, Johnne Aslowance in Garoich, for the allegit wranguis withholding fra the said Patrick of certane birun males, fermes, proffittis and deweteis of divers landis of the lordship of Hereis, pertening to the said umquhile Dame Nicholace be ressoun of terce, that is to say, Thomas Greir of Barjarg, Petir Greir of Bardannoch, Andro Portare, Michell Baly, Johnne Thomsoun at the kirk of Terriglis, Johnne Aslowane in Cluny, Williame Kello in Cowquhen, William Crokat, Martine Mureheid in the Hill, Johnne Quhitheid in Bonarik, Andro Cothird, Andro Tait in Terriglis, Johnne Sandersoun in Killquynzeane and Fergus Wilsoun in Litill Tallocht, the unlaw of ilk ane of the saidis personis extending to fourty pundis as the decreit and rolment of court gevin thairupoun at mair lenth proportis. With power, etc. [Composito]: gratis. Per Signaturam.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1548-1556 (Edinburgh, 1953), Vol. IV, p. 264, no. 1621]

[27] Janet and Elizabeth McKellie daughters of the deceased Duncan McKellie
February 16, 1553: [Kirkcudbrightshire] Litera Regressus Jonete Makkelle et Elizabeth Makkelle, filiarum et heredum quondam Duncani Makkelle de Gadgill-Makylvernok, super tribus marcatis et decem solidatis terrarium antique extentus de Gadgill-Makylvernok cum pertinentiis, jacentibus infra parrochian de Borg et sencallatum de Kirkcudbrycht, quondam Alexandro Gordun, filio quondam Roberti Gordoun de Glen, militis, heredibus suis et assignatis per dictum quondam Duncanum sub reversion alienais.
[Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1548-1556 (Edinburgh, 1952), Vol. IV, p. 306 No. 1886]

[28] Alan Kelly
November 18, 1580: [Ayrshire] Letters of procuratory by Alan Cathcart, son and heir of deceased William Cathcart of Troweir, with assent of Janet Chalmer, his mother and tutor testamentar, in hands of provost, bailies and community of burgh of Air, addressed to Alan Kelly, to resign in favour of John Campbell of Loch Dornal and Margaret Kennedy, his spouse, 10s. land of Rankynhill of old extent, half merkland of Nethre Duphoill, in "lie burrowfeild.
[Papers of the family of Dalrymple-Hamilton of Bargany 1412-1965, NRS, GD109/1141]

[29] Balzieland-McKellie
1593: [Wigtownshire] Vicecomes Wigtoun respondebit pro £1061 16s de firmis totarum et integrarum cum molendino subscriptarum, videlicet duarum marcatarum terrarium de Balyellane Logane, cum dimedia marcata ejusdem, quinque marcatarum terrarium de Kirkbryde, duarum marcatarum terrarium cum dimedia marcata terre de Poirtnussak, quatuor marcatarum terrarium de Gerrochie, viginti solidatarum terrarium de Grenane, dimedie marcate terre de Killumquha, sexdecem solidatarum terrarium de Park, quatuor marcatarum terrarium de Auchneis, duarum marcatarum cum dimedia marcata terrarium de Balyellan McKelle, duarum marcatarum cum dimedia marcata terrarium de Killumquha Agnew, viginit solidatarum terrarium de Nethir Grenane, trium marcatarum terrarium de Kilstay, et septem marcatarum cum dimedia marcata terrarium de Elrig, Balgowyne, et Myroche in proprietate, superiorate, et tenandrietate, jacentium contigue et in una baronia nuncupata Logane in parrochia de Kirkmedin in Rynnis infra balliam suam, extendentium in integro ad triginta septem marcatas nevem solidatas et quatuor denariatas terrarium, existentium in minibus supremi domini nostril regis per spatium quatuordecem annorum aut eocirca ultime elapsorum sasina non recuperate; et pro £74 8s de relevio earundem; regi debitis per sasinam datam Joanni McDowell. [Edinburgh, 11 April]
[Exchequer Rolls of Scotland 1589-1594 (Edinburgh, 1903), Vol. XXII, p. 480]

[30] Balzieland-McKellie
April 28, 1618: [Wigtownshire] Alexander McDowell de Loggan, served male heir to Joannis McDowell de McDowell de Loggane, his father in the 2 ½ markland of old extent of Balzeiland alias Loggane; 5 merk land old extent of Knockbride, 2 ½ merkland of Portnessok, 4 merkland old extent of Gerrochtie; 20 solidatis land old extent of Grennan; dimida merkland of Killumpha; 16 soldiatis land old extent of Park; 4 merkland old extent of Auchnes; 2 ½ merkland of old extent of Balzieland-McKellie; 2 ½ merkland of old extent of Killumph-Agnew; 20 solidatis of old extent of Grennan; 3 merkland of old extent of Kilstay; 7 ½ merkland of old extent of Elrigg, Ballingewn (Ballygoun) and Maroch in the baroy of Loggane.
[Wigtown Special Service of Heirs, No. 48]

[31] Land of Corwar
February 15, 1604: [Ayrshire] Instrument of sasine in favour of Alan Cathcart, son of John Cathcart of Carltoun, of the 30/- lands of Ballokbroyok, 20/- lands of Drumlongfurde and 10/- lands of Aneman alias Corwar in the bailiary of Carrik, following on a precept from Chancery dated 28 January 1604, which lands are in the donation of the Crown through the disposition of them without licence or confirmation by the former vassal, umquhile Robert Campbell of Kenzeucleucht.
[Papers of the Cathcart Family of Genoch and Knockdolian 1513-1918, NRS, GD180/20]

[32] Robert Kellie in Corwar
May 29, 1632: [Ayrshire] Instrument of Sasine (defective) under the hand of Thomas Makblane, clerk of the diocese of Glasgow, notary public, in favour of John Mure, son of the late James Mure, younger of Auchindrane, following upon and narrating the precept dated at Holyrood 2 April, 1632. Sasine given upon the ground of said lands on 29 May 1632, by Thomas Mure in Girvane, sheriff and bailie in that part, to John Mure in Corwar, attorney for the foresaid John Mure. Witnesses to the sasine, Thomas Boyde of Pinkell, John McGalzak, his servitor, John Grange and Robert Kellie in Corwar, John Hannay and Alexander Park in Auchindrane, Andrew [? Murdocht] in Monyhaggane and James Mure, there.
[Sir William Fraser Charters 1233-1896, NRS, GD86/526]

Loch Dornal is in the parish of Kirkcolmonell.

[33] Lambert McKellie
February 9, 1644: [Wigtownshire] Extract decreet i.c. William Patersone in Kilfillane, Lambert McKellie in Balmasche, Robert Mcculloche there and John Mcilroy in Bordland of Cultistoune, tenants of Thomas Hay of Park, v said Thomas and the provost and bailies of Wigtown, decerning pursuers to make payment to said Thomas of certain duties called stallangfies.
[Papers of the Hay family of Park 1356-1880, National Records of Scotland, GD72/613]

[34] Balzieland-McKellie
October 29, 1661: [Wigtownshire] Patrick McDowell de Logan, served male heir to Alexander McDowell of Logan, his father, father in the 2 ½ markland of old extent of Balzeiland alias Logane; 5 merk land old extent of Knockbride, 2 ½ merkland of Portnessok, 4 merkland old extent of Gerrochtie; 20 solidatis land old extent of Grennan; dimida merkland of Killumpha; 16 soldiatis land old extent of Park; 4 merkland old extent of Auchnes; 2 ½ merkland of old extent of Balzieland-McKellie; 2 ½ merkland of old extent of Killumph-Agnew; 20 solidatis of old extent of Grennan; 3 merkland of old extent of Kilstay; 7 ½ merkland of old extent of Elrigg, Ballingown) and Mairoch with molendinis de Logan and Tarrallie, in the parish of Kirkmaiden in the Rennis and in the barony of Logan.
[Wigtown Special Service of Heirs, No. 135]

[35] John Kellie
January 12, 1664: [Ayrshire] Tack by John, lord Bargany, to James McKaig in Girvan, of house lately possessed by John Kellie, in parish and clachan of Girvan, for 15 years.
[Papers of the family of Dalrymple-Hamilton of Bargany 1412-1965, NRS, GD109/3109]



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