OPR records Cabrach Parish, Banffshire -
Marriage - January 20, 1766 - "John Lobban and Christian Brouster, both in this Parish were contracted in order to marriage and after regular proclamations were married on 13 February, 1766".
Old Parish Records from Dundurcas:
John Lobban and Margaret Milne in Mains of Cairnty had a son born Dec 30th and baptised Dec 31st 1745 called George.
NOTE: George and his wife Margrat were first cousins, their fathers being brothers, John and William, sons of John Lobban and Margaret Mann in Boharm.
According to his parents headstone in Dundurcas Graveyard, George was a "Merchant in Glasgow".
Dundurcas OPR entry:
On 13 November 1764, William Lobban and Margaret Forbes had a child baptised and called Benjamin, Witnessed by James Forbes, J. Clarke, Margaret Lobban and Jean Gillan.
Registration of the Poor, Boharm 1845-1931:
"Benjamin Lobban, 80 years from Mulben (wife Jane Watt 70 years), Mason and Slater, wholly disabled, feeble, old age and supported by relatives, no children, admitted on roll on 3rd February 1849 and received eight shillings per week and four packs of meat. On 2nd August 1856 got two shillings weekly. On 2nd August 1858, got two shillings and sixpence weekly. Benjamin died on 25 February 180 and his wife Jane died on 16 April 1860".
1851 Scotland Census:
Living Craiglug, Boharm -
Benjamin LOBBAN, 86, retired slater, born Boharm
Jane LOBBAN, wife, 75, born Rothes
IGI Baptism Record:
Scotland, Births and Baptisms
Name John Lobban
Christening Date 24 Dec 1812
Christening Place BOHARM,MORAY,SCOTLAND
Father's Name Benjamin Lobban
Mother's Name Jean Watt
Old Parochial Records for Boharm:
Baptism 5 October, 1740:
Margaret Priest, lawful daughter to Alexander Priest and Isabell Lobban in Afflungrt was baptised .
Alexander Lobban, James Lobban, Margaret Milne and Margaret Hay.
Extracted from the Aberdeen Journal dated 11 March 1776:
"Deserted - On the 10th Feb last, from the Recruiting Party of Ensign John Grant, belonging to Major General Fraser's Highland Regiment, Francis Priest aged 21 years, 5 feet 7 inches high, brown hair, black eyes and brown complexion, born in the Parish of Mortlach and County of Banff. He had on when he went away, a short blue coat, red waist, and a little kilt. Any person who shall apprehend the said Deserter, and deliver him to James Grant of Carron, Esq., at Elchies; Patrick Thomson, Writer in Keith, or to Sergeant Cumming at the Headquarters of the Party at Kirktown of Inveravon, shall have a reward of Two Guineas, over and above His Majesty's Bounty, for apprehending Deserters.
N.B. Any person who will harbour the said Deserter may depend on being prosecuted according to the Law".
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