Name: John DAVIDSON
Given Name: John
Change Date: 10 NOV 2007
Will of Davidson John 28/11/1849 Carter in Merkinch, Inverness Inverness Sheriff Court
Death: 13 MAY 1849 in Merkinch, Inverness, Invernesshire, Scotland
National Archives ref: SC29/44/7/415
Inventory of the Personal Estate of John Davidson formerly residing at Muirtown thereafter Carter Merkinch Inverness
At Inverness 28/11/1849
who died on 13/5/1849
Cash at Commercial Bank of Scotland £180
In bill by late Mr & Mrs Duff of Muirtown 1828 £200
In bill by Mr Duff 1829 £100
these sums may have been paid but in any case the debts are unrecoverable and valueless.
(<i>Various other bills including those on bankrupts</i> <i>including</i> John Macdonald, labourer, Merkinch for arrears of house rent at preceding Martinmas 1849 £6 - 5s, Peter MacGillivray, Meikle Green for arrears of rent due at Martinmas 1849 15s, Alexr Fraser, Policeman for arrears of rent due at Martinmas 1849 £1 - 17s.)
Household furniture 12s
Old watch 6s
Total estate in Scotland £215 - 11s - ½d
William Cameron, tacksman of Upper Muckovie, Executor (<i>I wonder if he's a relative)
</i>To James Cameron, tacksman of Lower Muckovie, & William Cameron, tacksman of Upper Muckovie,
to Margaret Fraser, his wife.
(<i>Not included above is the heritable property - the description of the subjects goes on for several pages</i>)
First subjects described to John Davidson or my eldest surviving son.
2nd and 4th subjects described to Alexander Davidson, Honorable East India Co.
3rd subject described tp my only daughter, Mary, spouse of Robert Munro, Cartwright of Huntly St, Inverness.
1/3 of residue to John.
1/3 of residue to Alexander.
1/3 of residue to John and Alexander to improve Mary's subject.
TERTIO - All and whole a sublack in favour of John Fraser, Shoemaker, residing on Merkinch
that piece of ground lying on the south-east of Brown St measuring 86 feet in front along the said street, and 77 feet at the opposite side, 50 feet deep at the north-east, and 43 feet at the south-west.
A lot to ground subset to Alexander Macdonald, Carpenter
A house subset to John Fraser
A woodyard occupied by Donald Bain, Sawyer.
Ground & Sheds occupied by Donald Marshall, House Carpenter.
- Mary DAVIDSON b: ABT 1806
- John DAVIDSON
- Alexander DAVIDSON