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Witchcraft in Kenmore, 1730-57: Extracts from the Kirk Session Records of ...
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acknowledges Alexander Fisher Anne M'Inucatar Archibald Cameron arts and inchantments back and fore bad designs bottle of water calld compeard Christian M'Ewen cogues compear'd compeared Congregation Crerar being calld Croftantaoghan curses and imprecations daughter day eight days Devil's name Donald M'Nab Donald Thomson Duncan M'Inucatar egg shell Elspeth fair daylight further declares Further depones going heard Margaret Robertson interrogat interrogate depones Janet and Margaret Janet Campbell Janet Clerich Janet M'Intaggart Janet M'Nicol Janet Menzies Janet Walker John Ferguson KIRK SESSION Lord's Day M'Intaggart's affair malice and partial Margaret Crerar Margaret M'Intaggart Margaret Walker marrying his present milk Modr morning neighbours offended partial counsel Patrick Dewar Patrick M'lllandag Patrick Tosach's garden Patrick Tosach's wife practises present wife purg'd of malice rebuk'd rebuked recover the substance Rumuckie scandal Session appoints shealing Shian Sic subscribitur John solemnly sworn subscribitur John Douglass suspected taggart Tawish M'Cawish told undermine Patrick Tosach wisht woman aged
Page 1 - EXTRACTS FROM THE KIRK SESSION RECORDS OF THE PARISH, COMPILED BY JOHN CHRISTIE, BOLFRACKS COTTAGE, ABERFELDY.
Page 10 - ... cattle, My darling plant is now plucked. The Kirk-Session of Kenmore, in Perthshire, had several cases of alleged witchcraft in last century. From the Kirk-Session records it appears that Janet Macintaggart was charged, on 19th July, 1747, with "Charms and Inchantments," by milking three drops from her neighbour's sheep as a charm to recover the substance of the milk. Her sister Margaret was charged with going into every house in the township with an egg shell having a little milk in it concealed...