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Sheriff Court Process

PursuerAgnes Heatlie, daughter of and residing with James Heatlie, Hind, Knowtownhead, Minto
DefenderArthur Bell, Farm servant, Clarilaw Moor, Bowden
Child's Date of Birth28 December 1858
Year of Court Case/Extract1859
Sheriff CourtJedburgh
NRS ReferenceSC62/10/390

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Source Citation
Sheriff Court Processes, Jedburgh Sheriff Court, Roxburghshire, NRS Reference SC62/10/390; Index, Scottish Indexes ( accessed 27 Jan 2021); Original Source: Sheriff Court Records, National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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