Simon of Lynn, burgess of Perth, with the consent of Cecilia his wife and John his son and heir, has given, sold, granted, and by this his present charter established to Christian de l’Isle, burgess of Perth, his whole land in the Watergate of Perth which he held of the lord abbot of Lindores, in free burgage, for a certain sum of money which Christian paid him in full beforehand for his great need, lying between the land of Hubert of Scarborough on the northern side and the land of Andrew Teket on the south, having and holding in free burgage, rendering annually to Lindores Abbey for all service one pound of pepper on the feast of the Assumption of the BVM and making the service of the lord king pertaining to that land.
circa 1270 X 11 June 1278
Simon of Lynn dead by 11 June 1278; see see 2/109/2
Source for Data Entry
W. Angus, ‘Misc. Charters 1165-1300’, SHS Misc. iv, no. 15
SHS Misc. iv, no. 15
NAS, GD 160/112 (1).
It is not entirely clear whether Christian belonged to the family known as de l’Isle, from the Isle of Ely, or whether the name came from the ‘isle’ of Perth, i.e., the Inch.