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Mouswald Kirk Session Minutes 1640-1659

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The minute book of the Kirk Session of the parish of Mouswald in Dumfriesshire from 1640 to 1659 has been indexed by Mr A E Truckell MBE and the resultant data keyed into computer by Mr George Findlay, two members of the "Friends of the Archives of Dumfries and Galloway".

The minutes were being compiled during troubled times and their content includes witchcraft, theft, "gathering nuts on the Sabbath" and other misdemeanours as well as the more common offence of fornication.

The data has been indexed by Personal Name, Place Name and Page Number. Most entries also have some text enlarge on the passage indexed.

Copyright: Dumfries and Galloway Council and The Friends of the Archives of Dumfries and Galloway, July 2002

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