William of Halkerston, Richard his brother, John son of Alan of Montgomery, Vincent son of Robert Avenel and Nicholas son of Roland, have given, granted and by this their present charter established, to Melrose Abbey, for the soul of Walter son of Alan (II, the steward), their lord, a certain land in the territory of Innerwick (ELO) as a ditch encircles the said land made by the brothers, in free, pure and perpetual alms, free and quit from all terrestrial service and secular exaction. Moreover, they have leased to the monks common pasture of the villa of Innerwick, by stated bounds, with easements, in peataries and turbaries, in heaths and in pastures, in perpetual feuferme.
1204 X 1225
Succession of Walter son of Alan (II) the steward × Walter son of Alan (II) the steward’s confirmation (_Melrose Liber_, no. 62), prob. during same range as Walter’s confirmation
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 61
Melr. Lib., no. 61
NAS, GD 55/61
Probably around the same time as Roger son of Glay’s charter (3/249/1)