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Brown, Robert <bookseller bookbinder and stationer, Edinburgh> (1651 - 1676)
Record Identifier
cni00052187
Headings
Brown, Robert <bookseller bookbinder and stationer, Edinburgh> [NLS-SBTI]
Dates of Activity
1651-1676
General Notes
Son of Mr John Brown Minister at Twynam apprenticed with Robert Crombie bookseller 12 October 1642; Robert Crombie left his Best stand of cloaths to Robert Browne my prenteiss in 1645 Bann.Misc.ii.270; Married Frances Lands 12 July 1649; Burgess and Guild Brother in right of wife Frances daughter to James Lands merchant deceased 26 November and 3 December 1651; Wills registered of Frances Lands and Robert Broune stationer, Burgess of Edinburgh 22 April 1658. Children buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 23 April 1660; 27 November 1660; Married Margaret Sinserff 30 November 1660; Children buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 15 April 1664; 7 January 1665; 3 January 1666; Wife Margaret Sydserf buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 26 March 1667; Married Margaret Dundass 17 January 1668; Son Robert buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 14 September 1670; Books bought from him. “Fountainehall's Journals” App.1-2. SHS xxxvi. Juror at Major Weir's trial 1670; Appealed to Privy Council 1671 against Anderson's attempt to enforce monopoly. “Lee” Appendix xxiv; Son William buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 10 May 1673. Child 10 January 1674; Will registered 7 May 1685. “Bann.Misc.ii.296”; Widow Margaret Dundas buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 27 February 1685; Apprentices: Thomas Brown 10 December 1651; Burgess 12 January 1659; Robert Lindsay 12 September 1655; William Haliburton 2 December 1668; James Liddell 6 December 1676.
Activity
bookseller bookbinder and stationer
Last Change: 2014-03-14
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