Indenture recording that on the Friday next before the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1305, brother Alan, abbot of Coupar Angus and the convent thereof, granted to Sir Gilbert Hay, lord of Errol, at his desire, a certain watercourse which is called the floodgate, running from the mill-dam over the land of the abbot and convent by a certain hanging scoop (?) which is in the region of the mill, in such wise that the watercourse or floodgate may not be made wider, larger or further than at the date of the framing of the present charter.
Friday 3 September 1305
in the year of grace 1305 on the Friday nearest before the feast of the Nativity of blessed Mary the virgin
Source for Data Entry
Coupar Angus Charters, no. 81
C.A. Chrs., no. 81
Moray Charters, 32/ IV/I/32. Gilbert Hay seal remains, Abbey seal missing.