The History of Leith

August 2, 2011

Henry Nisbet

21 Novr. 1661.—The which day the two Ministers Mr Jon Hog and Mr George Kintor the two balies Jon. Jossie Jon. Fullertoune, William Purves of Widdeslie balie of ye Barony Sir Hary Neisbit James Seatone, Andro Malloch, Jon. Gray, James Kerse are appoynted to meit upo Monday nixt to consider concerning the Kings Seat and that the tailyours be warnit for that effect.

(Note.—Henry Nisbet acquired Craigen tinny House and Estate shortly before this date, and these were possessed by the Nisbet family until sold in 1735 to William Millar, from whom they have descended
to the present proprietor, Mr Christie Millar. The Nisbets were a branch of the Dean family, and prominent members of the Session of South Leith Church.)

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