NameJames Mowat Of Ardo , 815
Death Dateabt 1636
Burial PlaceAberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
OccupationWriter in Edinburgh then (Advocate) In Aberdeen
MotherIsobel (Elizabeth) Hay , 817 (-1615)
Spouses
1Janet Hay , 2588
Death Date21 Aug 1599
Family ID798
ChildrenBethia , 5613
Family ID263
ChildrenThomas , 819 (-1648)
 Alexander , 823 (-<1635)
 Robert , 824 (-<1640)
 Agnes , 5615
 Margaret , 2924 (~1614-)
 Issobell , 2925 (~1614-)
 James , 822 (~1616->1680)
Death Datebef 1593
FatherAndrew Strang , 5612
Family ID2219
Marr Date16 Jun 1590
Notes for James Mowat Of Ardo
Cemetery- St. Nicholas Church, Aberdeen. Balquholly, Aberdeen. Four sons admitted burgesses of Aberdeen 6 Oct 1620. Sheriff of Kincardineshire. Society of Advocates- became advocate 1605. Acquired Ardoe in 1619 from John Fraser of Tilburies. 1630- appeal to Privy Council. Sasine 2 Dec 1605, Aberdeen- Depute Secretary in Sheriffdom of Aberdeen.

Register of Deeds: Thomas Erskine of Grogar, George Auchinlect of Balmano, and James Reid, Constable of the Castle of Edinburgh; to James Mowat, writer in Edinburgh and Janet Hay, his future spouse. Obligation 9 June 1593.

Register of Deeds: Mr Alexander Keytht of Overdisart; to James Mowat, son of Magnus Mowat in Cowie. Obligation 3 Oct 1587.

Mowat James -Cautioner- James Mowat, Burgess of Aberdeen. 21 Jun 1631 Aberdeenshire Sheriff Court Records

Mowat James -Complaint by James Mowat of Ardo, Burgess of Aberdeen, Heritable Proprietor of the Lands of Ardo Against Sir William Forbes of Monymusk for Defacing His Marches and Encroaching His Lands. 1630 Register of the Privy Council Volume3 1629-1630

Mowat James - Alexander Fraser of Boigheidis, Chamerlane to William, Earl Mershell V. James Mowat of Ardo and Tenants of Keir and Suttarhill. Cautioner Patrick Farquhar, Burgess of Abd. Peats in the Moss of Liddauche. 27 Jul 1624 Aberdeenshire Sheriff Court Records

Mowat James - George Baird of Auchmedden V. Alexander Forbes of Petsligo. Cautioner James Mowat of Ardo. 3 Sep 1630Aberdeenshire Sheriff Court Records

Mowat James Of Ardo 05 Dec 1631 Sasine Aberdeen

Mowat James Of Ardo 01 Feb 1632 Sasine Kincardine

Mowat James Burgess of Aberdeen 18 Aug 1608 Sasine Aberdeen

Mowat James -Cautioner- James Mowat, Burgess of Aberdeen. 22 Nov 1610 Aberdeenshire Sheriff Court Records

Mowat James Burgess of Aberdeen 17 Aug 1608 Sasine Aberdeen

Mowat James Of Ardo, Burgess of Aberdeen 25 Jan 1620 Sasine Aberdeen

Mowat James Advocate, Aberdeen 07 Jun 1619 Sasine Kincardine

Spalding Club Burgesses of Guild or Trade- 6 Oct 1620. Mowat, Thomas,Alexander,Robert and James, four sons of James M. of rdo.

Aberdeen Sheriff Court Records 28 Jun 1595-
James Mowat v Alex'r Davie etc.- The pursuer is designed as son and heir of Magnus Mowat in Cowie (or Colbie) who has the gift of the liferent and escheat of Alexander Chalmer of Cults, dated 3 Feb 1590.67

Society of Advocates in Aberdeen, List of Members 1605-
James Mowat, son of Magnus Mowat of Balquholly and Isobel Hay, his wife. As Sheriff of Kincardineshire, he had a commission from the Supreme Court in 1608 to enquire into the marches of certain estates. Proprietor of Ardoe, Banchory-Devenick, and of the place and monestery of the Trinity Friars in Aberdeen, from 1619. Died 1636. Married Katherine, dau. of John Forbes of the Bridge, with issue:-
1. Thomas, married Janet Ogilvie, and succeeded to the estate of Ardoe, but sold it in 1639.
2. Alexander
3. Robert
4. James, merchant in Gottenburg
Notes for Katherine (Spouse 2)


Forbes Katherine Spouse of James, Burgess of Aberdeen 17 Aug 1608 Sasine Aberdeen

Forbes Katherine Relict of James M of Ardo 07 Jan 1640 Sasine Kincardine

Forbes Katherine - Rent: Katherine Forbes, Widow of James Mowat, Burgess of Aberdeen, and Liferentrix of the Lands V. Wm. Scott in Broomhill Etc. Defenders Were Ordered to Pay Rents for 1642. Sasine Dated 16 Aug 1608. 28 Feb 1644 Aberdeenshire Sheriff Court Records

Forbes Katherine Spouse of James, Burgess of Aberdeen 18 Aug 1608 Sasine Aberdeen

Forbes Katherine Mother of Thomas M of Ardo 30 Nov 1647 Sasine Kincardine

28 Feby 164468
Rent.
Katherine Forbes, widow of James Mowat, burgess of Abd. and liferentrix
of the lands, v. Wm. Scott in Broomhill, Wm. Grove there, Katherine Watsone there,
David Sinclair in Lendrum, Andrew Sinclair there, Thomas Cocar there, and John
Watsone there. The Defenders were ordained to pay their respective rents for 1642,
with I2/- each of expenses. Sasine dated 16 Aug 1608. Notary the late George Barone.
Notes for Isobel (Spouse 3)
Sasine 1 May 1619 Edinburgh- James Mowat, Advocate, Aberdeen; his spouse Isobel Strang.
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