People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/211/4 (Melr. Lib., no. 261)

Avicia daughter of John son of Eilif of Elliston has granted and by this his present charter established to Saint Mary and Saint Benedict and the porter of Melrose, for the sustenance of the poor arriving there, for the salvation of his soul and all his ancestors and successors, that land which her [father], John son of Eilif of Elliston, gave to them, namely the croft and toft which Richard Kerr held in the villa of Elliston (ROX) […] acre and one rood in his croft near the adjacent croft of Laurence and those two acres of land above ‘Grenloue flath’ and above Greenside, as is contained in the charter of John of Elliston, her father. (damaged)
Firm date
circa 1220 X 1243
Dating Notes
dates of _Melrose Liber_, i, no. 260
Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 261
Trad. ID
Melr. Lib., no. 261
Calendar number
Charter type
Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/261
Document Image
See the Models of Authority website for an image of this charter with transcription, translation, etc.

Total number of associated factoids: 15

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
circa 1220 X 1243 hopper (dancer) Adam, hopper (ROX)
circa 1220 X 1243 porter of Melrose Unknown, porter of Melrose
circa 1220 X 1243 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Alexander of Stirling, son of Patrick
circa 1220 X 1243 Dominus (Lord/Sir) Andrew of Synton (I or II?)
circa 1220 X 1243 Master Adam of Bathgate, master, sheriff of Roxburgh (d.1243)
circa 1220 X 1243 clerk Ralph, clerk (ROX)

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
circa 1220 X 1243 toft and croft in Elliston (ROX) Richard Kerr
circa 1220 X 1243 croft in Elliston (ROX) Laurence (ROX)