The History of Leith

February 14, 2014

Ye guidma of Coatfeild

24 of July 1612.—The Sessioune vpoun ye honest requeist of ye guidma of Coatfeild of ane buriall place to his wyf, hes granted him libertie to bige ane tombe ye breid of four kists of ye wall, and not to be ane proper place to any wther but only to be ane heritable buriall place to him and his prosteritie in all tyme cominge and gives to ye poore the soume of …
(Note.—The “guidman” of Coatfield was Andrew Logan, a branch of the Logans of Restalrig. His family had been lairds of Coatfield since 1470, in which year Patrick Logan of Coatfield was Baillie of Leith.)

Source-South Leith Records

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