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Sheriff Court Process

PursuerPeachy Tryon, Mrs. Mann's Lodgings, 87 Princes Street, Edinburgh
DefenderEdward Crawcour Esquire, London (formerly at 1 Wellington Place, Leith)
Child's Date of Birth1 February 1845
Year of Court Case/Extract1845
Sheriff CourtEdinburgh
NRS ReferenceSC39/17/933 No. 9522

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Source Citation
Sheriff Court Processes, Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Midlothian, NRS Reference SC39/17/933 No. 9522; Index, Scottish Indexes ( accessed 28 Oct 2021); Original Source: Sheriff Court Records, National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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