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Sheriff Court Processes

PursuerAnn Thom, Southbog, Leslie
DefenderAndrew Fraser, Farm Servant, Lochend of Barns[?] nr Oldmeldrum
Child's Date of Birth13 November 1857
Year of Court Case1857
Sheriff CourtAberdeen
NRS ReferenceSC1/11/748

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Source Citation
Sheriff Court Processes, Aberdeen Sheriff Court, Aberdeenshire, NRS Reference SC1/11/748; Index, Scottish Indexes ( accessed 26 Apr 2019); Original Source: Sheriff Court Records, National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

© Indexes — Graham Maxwell 2013-2018.
© Selected Sheriff Court Data — National Records of Scotland catalogue: Crown copyright. Data supplied by National Records of Scotland.

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