The History of Leith

April 6, 2011

The Logans of Bonnington

Aprilis 24th 1607.—The qlk day compeirit Geirge Logane of Bonytoune and being challengit for misbehaving himselfe in the kirke wpon Sonday last was, in that he removit
Adame thomesone maltman violentlie out of ane saite in the kirke (qlk saite is the formest daske under the Tailzors Loft) He submitted himselfe wnto the Sessioune to be censurit be thame notwithstanding he was not or (i.e., our) parochiner Quha decernit him to confesse his fault, to pay ane pecuniall sowme to the pure And to abstene fra that saite in tyme cuming The qlk he presentlie obeyit in confessing his fault in
giving offence be his misbehavior in the kirke about the foirsaid daske wpon Sonday last was efternoone betuix the first and seconde bell to the preitching, he payit Tuentie pund to the pure and promeisit to abstene fra that saite in tymes cuming and lyke wayes to cause his sones absteine thairfra. Sicklyke the Sessioune ordained Adame
thomesone and his sones to abstane thairfra, for eschewing of cotentioune in all tyme cuming except they agreit to sit togeither as Neybors & gude friendes.
(Note. —The Logans of Bonnington were a branch of the Logan family. They had owned Bonnington Mills since 1128. Bonnington House was removed about 1880 when part of Graham Street was .built.)

Source-South Leith Records

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