William Cheyne

M, #2124, b. circa 1650
FatherUnlinked Cheynes in Aberdeen before the 1696 Poll
      William Cheyne was a subtenant of Patrick Gordon, tenant of Lord Pitsligo at Bracklamore, Parish of Aberdour on the List of Pollable Persons in Aberdeenshire 1696. Also present were his unnamed wife and son, John. At the same farm was George Cheyne, herd, for the above Patrick Gordon. George was probably the son of William. Their entries read as follows: "William Cheyne, subtennent, and his wife ... 12s 0d.
"John Cheyne, his son ... 6s 0d.
"George Cheyne, herd, fee per annum, £3, fortieth pairt and generall poll is ... 7s 6d".1




  1. [S130] List of Pollable Persons in Aberdeenshire 1696, Volume 2, Presbytrie of Deer, Paroch of Aberdour, Pages 63 and 67. Images obtained from Google Books.