Thomas, lord of Morham, son and heir of Sir Adam of Morham, has given and granted and by this his present charter established to Newbattle Abbey in perpetuity the donations of all the lands which they have by gift of his ancestors, namely, the peatary of ‘Cumbrestrothyr’ (ELO) which they have by gift of Alexander de St Martin, as well as the donation and grant of Thomas of Morham on the building of their mill pond at Bearford (ELO) on the land of Morham (ELO), and the gift of John Malherbe of a certain piece of land of Duncanlaw (ELO) next to their peatary of ‘Cumbrestrothyr’ for drying their fuel, and the gift of John Malherbe of a meadow one the west side of the sheepfold of the monks between Morham and Bearford, along the ditch up to the head of the spring called ‘Wyttewelle’ and as attested by the stones erected over the ditch, and the gift of Sir Adam of Morham his [i.e., Thomas’s] father, of that piece of land, which he took by hereditary right, which lies to the south of the burn running down next to their grange at Bearford, as attested by the ditch, as well as the land of Kinnaird (STL) which they have by gift of Ada de Coleville his grandmother, and the mill of Stenhouse (STL) which they have by gift of Sir Adam of Morham his father.
4 September 1241 X circa 1293
_Newb. Reg._, no. 211 × William de St Clare as sheriff of Edinburgh