People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Place: ELO (East Lothian) >> Yester

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Name Floruits Related place
Henry de Greenford, constable of Yester Castle Yester
Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester 1136 × 1189 Yester
John Gifford, lord of Yester 1296 × 1296 Yester
Ralph of Yester Yester
Thomas of Yester, son of Ralph Yester
Unknown, constable of Yester Yester
William Gifford, son of Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester 1153 × 1205 Yester


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Title Related place
Document 1/8/109 (RRS, iv, no. 113) Yester


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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
unavailable Donation of Yester, part of Lethington, and muir of Haddington (ELO); a toft in Linlithgow (WLO) no
unavailable Resignation of Yester (ELO) no
undated Quitclaim of Nether Yester (ELO) for a ploughgate in 'Berwalestune' (ELO?) and 14 marks yes Hugh, servant; Richard Sulard ; Richard, son of Flinhard ; Robert del Maner; Robert Russell; Robert, clerk (13C); Siward of Carlisle; Walter de Havalla; Walter, son of Everard of Pencaitland; Waltheof of Samuelston; William de Vieuxpont, son of Emma or son of Matilda (13C); William of the Chapel; William, clerk (13C)
unavailable Gift of ploughgate in ‘Berwalestune’ (ELO?) and 14 marks in exchange for Nether Yester no
X 1267 Gift of side of wood towards castle of Yester (ELO) and three 'pedatas' of land yes Adam of Temple; John Comyn, lord of Badenoch (d.1277); John of Keith, marischal (son of Hervey); John of Kinloch; John of Pencaitland (son of Henry); John, steward of Pencaitland; Philip of Keith, rector of Biggar (son of John); Ralph of Echline, burgess of Haddington; Robert Menzies (d.1267); Robert of Newton; Walter Avenel; William of Renfrew; William, cook of Bolton
X 1267 Gift of side of wood towards castle of Yester (ELO) and three 'pedatas' of land yes Adam of Temple; John Comyn, lord of Badenoch (d.1277); John of Keith, marischal (son of Hervey); John of Kinloch; John of Pencaitland (son of Henry); John, steward of Pencaitland; Philip of Keith, rector of Biggar (son of John); Ralph of Echline, burgess of Haddington; Robert Menzies (d.1267); Robert of Newton; Walter Avenel; William of Renfrew; William, cook of Bolton
1166 X 9 Aug. 1170 Gift of part of Yester (ELO) which Gamel formerly held yes Gilbert de Umfraville (fl.c.1140-90); Patrick (I), earl of Dunbar (d.1232); Richard, chaplain (TRW); Walkelin Barclay; Waltheof, earl of Dunbar (d.1182); William de Mortimer (12C); William de Vieuxpont (II) (d.c.1203); William Hay (I), lord of Errol (d.c.1201); William Lindsay (II) (d.c.1205)
7 May, 1202 X 1207 Succession of land of Yester, Lethington, toft in burgh of Crail, toft in Haddington yes Adam Hastings/Hasketh; Eustace de Vescy (d.1216); Florence, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1210); Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Richard Revel, lord of Coultra (d.1215×25); Robert of London (d.1225); Robert of Roos (II) (d.1226/7); Simon Fraser (I) (TRW)
7 May, 1202 X 1207 Succession of land of Yester, Lethington, toft in burgh of Crail, toft in Haddington yes Adam Hastings/Hasketh; Eustace de Vescy (d.1216); Florence, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1210); Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Richard Revel, lord of Coultra (d.1215×25); Robert of London (d.1225); Robert of Roos (II) (d.1226/7); Simon Fraser (I) (TRW)
7 May, 1202 X 1207 Succession of land of Yester, Lethington, toft in burgh of Crail, toft in Haddington yes Adam Hastings/Hasketh; Eustace de Vescy (d.1216); Florence, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1210); Philip de Valognes, chamberlain (d.1215); Richard Revel, lord of Coultra (d.1215×25); Robert of London (d.1225); Robert of Roos (II) (d.1226/7); Simon Fraser (I) (TRW)


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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
X 1267 Wood towards the castle of Yester (ELO) Adam Malherbe of Morham
1166 X 9 Aug. 1170 Yester Gamel (landholder in Yester)
7 May, 1202 X 1207 Yester Hugh Gifford, lord of Yester
7 May, 1202 X 1207 Part of Yester Áed/Hugh, son of Áed, son of Gilla Míchéil earl of Fife (fl.1160s)
7 May, 1202 X 1207 Part of Yester Gamel (landholder in Yester)