153 Collections 1784 L S D L

 

Brought over from the preceeding page of Collections 57-19-2-0

Sabbath 18 January ?? and Eighty four Collected 0- 2-11-2

 

The Session met and constitute by Prayer were present with the moderator

Andrew Stirton and George Clark Elders

Compeared voluntarily John Inches an unmarried young man late at Boat of Murthly

and judicially confessed that he was guilty of the sin of fornication with Jean Miller

there, was exhorted to repentance, was summoned apud acta [in the course of the

proceedings] to compear before the Session against this day eight days: the officer is

ordered to summon the woman to compear before the Session against the same time

the Session closed with? Prayer

 

Sabbath 18 January Collected 0-4-0-2

 

Received for the mortcloth to Jean Craigy in Dalbuhy 0-2-6-0

 

Compeared John Inches and Jean Miller who were guilty of the sin

of fornication they were both exhorted to repentance the Session appointed

the man to appear to be rebuked before the congregation against this day

fourteen days for his sin and scandle

 

Sabbath 25 January no sermon

Sabbath 1 February Collected 0-3-9-0

Received for the mortcloth to James Craigy in Spitalfield 0-2-6-0

More for the mortcloth to Margaret Young in Burnbane 0-2-6-0

More for the mortcloth to William Lindsay in Dungarthill 0-2-6-0

More for the mortcloth to Isobel Surlan? in Wester Caputh 0-2-6-0

The minister did intimate a Collection of meal for John Chalmers

Child through the ground of Delven to be made by Andrew Stirton

And Thomas Shilgaur any day this week they may think proper

Sabbath 8 February Collected 0-2-3-2

 

John Inches was rebuked for the sin of ante nuptial fornication

with Jean Miller dismissed and paid as penalty 0-3-0-0

[probably 3 shillings = about 10 today]

 

The minister gave in the sixty pounds sterling taken out of the Box

fourteenth December last as the Bank of Perth would not take it to pay

interest for the same which money was putt in to the Box

 

Andrew Stirton reported that he and Thomas Shilgaur had collected

through the ground of Delven for John Chalmers Child five ferlots oat

meal two ferlots barley meal and thirteen shillings sterling of money

[1 firlot = boll = 35lbs]

What was got in the last preceeding Quarter amounts to 59- 7- 8- ?

What was given out last preceeding Quarter amounts to 5-12-11-6

What was got in more than gives out last Quarter 53-14- 9- 2