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Ardrossan Barony 1815 Rentals to the Eglinton Estates

Original rental book held at Ardrossan Local History Library

 

No Property Tennant
1 Ardrossan Parks The Earls own Posession
2 Bankhead -
3 Blackstone Alexander Bartlemore
4 Busbie & Craigs Park Alexander Bartlemore
5 Busbie Moor Alexander Bartlemore
6 Border Upperraisepark James Wyllie
7 Coalhill Jonathan McMillan
8 Chappelhill William Crawford
9 Cowpasture of Saltcoats Sundries
10 Cottage near the Manse Sundries
11 Drumastle Miln & Milne Lands John Wilson
12 Darleith John Allan
13 Dykesmains William Kirkwood
14 Dykes Laigh Alexander Campbell
15 to 27 Dykes various small lots Sundries
28 Girthill William Donald
29 Holmbyre Robert Cumming
30 Horse Isle John Wilson
31 Ittington John Gemmel
32 Knock Crivoch James Galt
33 Kimbrae or Little Cumbrae Hugh Dunbar
34 Miln Farm of Ardrossan Andrew Clark
35 Misk Small James Baillie & ? Jonathan Clark
36 Misk Part John Welsh
37 Nursery Holm    X J Willocks
38 Park by the Manse Daniel Davidson & Robertson
39 Quarry (Old) Grounds Robert Smellie
40 to 45 Raise Parks Sundries
X New England - omitted in its proper place James Clark
46 to 52 Sandy Parks Sundries
53 Sorby James Dykes
54 Stanley Hugh Barclay
55 River Hugh Chalmers
56 Whitelees of Stonepuddoks William Kirkwood
57 Yonderhouses John Spiers
58 to 62 Yards of Deerpark Miek Sundries
63 Yards of Rucepark Sundries
65 to 67 Chappelhill Small Parks Sundries

 

In the following the extent A, R, and F probably stands for Acre, Rood, and Fall. Where 40F=1R and 4R=1A (note Scottish Acre = 1.26 English Acres)

1 Ardrossan Parks   Total Extent A-165, R-1, F-7. Extent A-73, R-3, F-36 Valuation 31-5/-  Scots. Let to James Clark for 9 years from Mart. 1812 at 230 of yearly besides cess and public burdens.
2 Bankhead  Extent A-146, R-2, F-0  Valuation 80 Scots. Let to John Crawford for 20 years Mart. 1794 at the rate of 117-5/- besides cess and public burdens. Expires Mart. 1814.
3 Blackstone  Let to Alexander Bartlemore for 9 years from May 1814 Rent 220. Former Tennant George Taylor rent 133-6/8. Expires 12-5-1823.
4 Busbie & Craigs Park  Extent A-427  Valuation 294 Scots. Let to Alexander Bartlemore for 19 years from Mart. 1801 at the rent of 520. Also 12 hens and other usual conditions. Expires Mart. 1820.
5 Busbie Moor  Extent A-231, R-, F-18. Let to Alexander Bartlemore for 19 years from Candlemass 1799 at the rent of 100 Sterling. Also 6 hens yearly or 2/- in lieu of each. Expires Mart. 1818.
6 Border Upperraisepark  Extent A-34, R-3, F-1  Valuation 14-10/-. Let to James Wyllie for 19 years from Mart. 1804 at the rent of 82 3/9. Expires 1823.
7 Coalhill  Extent A-88, R-2, F-11. Valuation 57-6/8. Let to John McMillan for 19 years from Mart. 1797 at the rent of 90. Also 8 hens or 2/- each in lieu thereof and other usual conditions. Expires Mart. 1816
8 Chappelhill  Extent said to be A-158. Valuation 72 was let on a 24 year lease from Mart. 1788 at the rent of 90 to James Ralston. Expired of course in Mart. 1812 and has since been parceled out in a great many lots as below. 

1st Chappelhill Proper.  Extent A-102, R-3, F-4. Let for crop 1815 to William Crawford on a particular mode of arrangement so as to be all in grass next year. Rent 300.

2nd Milne Cottage and others  

9 Cowpasture of Saltcoats  or  Old Town of Ardrossan  Rent in 1811 including Whinnylands 12-12/-. Let from year to year Rent 1814 15-15/- exclusive of Whinnylands.

Cowpasture New Town of Ardrossan in 1811 let in whole at 30. 1812 7 cows taken in at 7-7/- each = 51-9/-.  1813 8 cows taken in at 7-7/- each = 58-16/-.  1814 8 cows taken in at 7-7/- each = 58-16/-.

10 Cottage near the Manse  Extent about A 1/2 present tenants for 1814 Charles Reid and Peter McDonald at the rent of 5-12/-.
11 Drumastle Miln & Milne Lands  Extent A-15, R-1, F-25.  Valuation 50 Scots.  Let to John Wilson for 18 years from Mart. 1814 at the rent of 63. Former tenant the same at 17 advance 46, also 6 hens yearly or chickens of equal Valuation or 3/- for each hen or 1/6 for each chicken. Expires Mart 1832.
12 Darleith  Valuation 39 Scots. Let to John Allan for 19 years from Mart. 1798 Rent 70 also 4 hens or 2/- each in lieu of each and other usual conditions. Expires Mart. 1817.
13 Dykesmains  Extent A-188, R-1, F-27.  Valuation 70 Scots. Let to William Kirkwood for 20 years from mart. 1799. Rent 1st year 193 afterwards 329-14/- yearly besides cess and public burdens, also 12 hens or 2/- in lieu of each. Expires Mart. 1819.
14 Dykes Laigh  Extent A-35, R-1, F-10.  Valuation 23-15/-. Was lately let from year to year to William Logan in pastured as now let to Robert and Alexander Campbell for 9 years from Mart. 1814 for tillage of green cropping at 150 of rent, besides cess and public burdens. Expires Mart. 1823.
15 A plot of Dykesland   (plan) No 1 Jack and No 2 Smellie. Extent A-5, R-2, F-15. Valuation 15-12/8 a part of which is let to Robert Smellie at 17-9-4 1/4 of rent. Another part of it is let to John Jack at 19-19-7 1/2 of rent both are let from Mart. 1808 for 9 years. Expire 1817.
16 Small Park of Dykes Land  (No 3 in the plan). Extent A-2, R-2, F-30. Valuation 11-13/- Scots. Let to Hugh Currie for 9 years from Mart. 1814 Rent 21. Former tenant John Brown at 8-9/3. Advance 12-10/9. Expires Mart. 1823.
17 Small Park of Dykes Land (No 4 in the plan). Extent A-2, R-1, F-2. Valuation 1-9/- Scots. Let to William Campbell for 9 years from Mart. 1814. Rent 20. Former tenant James Ritchie at 9-11/9. Advance 10-8/3. Expires Mart. 1823
18 An Enclosure of Dykes Land (No 5 in the plan). Extent A-2, R-3, F-31. Valuation 2 Scots. Let to James Sharp for 9 years from Mart. 1811. Rent 18-8/-. Former rent 7-2/3. Advance 11-5/9. Expires Mart. 1820.
19 Small Park of Dykes Land (No 6 in the plan). Extent A-2, R-3, F-2. Valuation 2-15/6 Scots. Let to Mrs Crawford for 9 years from Mart. 1814 rent 24. Former tenant the same at 11-14/9. Advance 12-5/3. Expires Mart. 1823
20 Small Park of Dykes  (No 7 in the plan). Extent A-2, R-3, F-31. Valuation 2-15/6. Let to James Sharp for 9 years from Mart. 1814. Rent 25-10/-. Former tenant John Jack at 12-10/2. Advance 12-19/10. Expires Mart 1823.
21 Small Park of Dykes Land  (No 8 in the plan)  Extent A-3, R-1, F-33. Valuation 3-2/- Scots. Let to Mrs Baillie for 9 years from Mart. 1814. Rent 28. Former tenant Mrs Baillie at 13-16/6 Advance 14-3/6. Expires Mart. 1823.
22 An Enclosure of Dykes Land (No 9 in the plan) Extent A-2, R--, F-7. Valuation 1-17/2 Let to John Kirkwood for 9 years from Candlemass 1812 at the rent of 16-7/- (former rent see next page). Expires Candlemass 1821.
23 A Plot of Dykes Land  (No 10 in the plan) Extent A-3, R-2, F-36. Valuation 2-15/6.  Let to David Stevenson for 9 years from Candlemass 1812. Rent 24-15/3. This and the preceding were formerly let together at 9. Present rent 41-2/3. Advance rent 32-2/3.
24 A Part of Dykesland (Nos 11 & 12 in the plan) Extent A-3, R-2, F-32. Valuation 4-12/8. Let to Wyllie Boyd for 19 years from Mart. 1805. Rent 42-3/7. Expires Mart. 1824.
25 A Part of Dykes Land (No 13 in the plan). Extent A-4, R-1, F-17. Valuation 4 Scots. Let to Mr John Brown for 9 years from Mart. 1811 at the rent of 29-17/6. Expires Mart. 1820
26 Small Park of Dykes Lands (No 14 in the plan) Extent A-2, R-2, F-6. Valuation 3-2/- Scots. Let to Robert Hill for 9 years from Mart 1814 at the rent of 22-10/-. Former rent 11-9/-. Advance 11-9/3. Expires mart. 1823.
27 Small park of Dykes Land (No 15 in the plan) Extent --. Valuation 4 Scots. Let to Sundries as under at 1/6 Perfall (How long is this land let)
28 Girthill  Extent A-238. Valuation 115 Scots. Let to William Donald from Mart. 1753 forlife. Rent 42-5/-.
29 Holmbyre Extent A-191, R-1, F-35. Valuation 163-13/4. Let to Robert Cumming for 25 years from Mart. 1802 at the rent of 380 also 12 hens or 2/6 in lieu of each and other usual conditions. Expires Mart. 1827.
30 Horse Isle  Extent A-12, R-1, F-31. valuation --. Let to John Wilson at 7 for crop 1811 and afterwards for 14 yearly for 7 years from Candlemass 1811.
31 Ittington  Extent A-129, R-0, F-20. Valuation 64-13/4  (New bargain not yet ?)
32 Knock Crivoch  Extent A-239, R--, F-36. Valuation 108 Scots. Let to James Galt for 25 years from Mart. 1797. Rent 252-5/- also 12 hems or 2/- in lieu of each and other usual conditions. A-16, B-3, F-36 are resumed and planted 2 discounted from the rent on ?. Expires 1822.
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34 Miln Farm of Ardrossan  Extent A-110.  Valuation 64 Scots. Let to Andrew Clark for 20 years from Mart. 1795. Rent 110-5/- besides cess and public burdens. Expires Mart. 1815.
35 3 Smallparks of Misk  Extent A-5, R-2, F-,.  Valuation 3-3/- Scots. Let to James Baillie and Andrew Clark for 9 years from Mart. 1812. Rent 30-5/-.  Former tenants Baillie at 11. Advance 19-5/-.  Expires Mart. 1821.
36 Misk Part  Extent A-2, R-3, F-36.  Valuation 1-10/- Scots. Let to John Welsh for 9 years from Mart. 1811  Rent 16-7/3.  Former Tenant James Martien at 5-7/7 advance 10-19/8.  Expires Mart. 1820.
37 Nursery Holm  Extent -, Valuation -, Formerly part of the Cowpasture, now let to James Willocks for 19 years from Mart. 1811. Rent 1st year 10, 2nd & 3rd years 12 each, next 8 years 20 and the remainder of the lease 24 yearly. To be employed as a nursery as fast as he can bring it in. Expires Mart. 1830.
38 Of Small Park by the Manse  No- in the plan. Extent-, Valuation-, Let to Daniel Davidson and Thomas Robertson for 9 years from Mart. 1814. Rent 7-10/-. Former tenant D Davidson at 3-19/-. Advance 3-10/10. Expires Mart. 1823.
39 Old Quarry Ground  Extent A-1, R-1, F-1.  Valuation -10/-. Let to Robert Smellie for 9 years from Mart. 1812. Rent 10-11/-. Former tenants A Love & L Mateon ? 4-10/-. Advance 6-1/-. Expires mart. 1821.
40  Raisepark Small Enclosure  (No 1 in the plan)  Extent A-1, R-1, F-.  valuation -. Let to John Kirkwood for 9 years from Mart 1814. Rent 13-2/6. Former tenants Craig & Fulten at 8-15/-. Advance 4-7/6. Expires mart. 1823.
41 Raisepark Small Enclosure  (No 2 in the plan) Extent A-, R-2, F-33.  Valuation 1. Let to James Miller for 9 years from Mart. 1812 at the rent of 8-9/6. Former rent 4-10/-. Advance 3-19/6. Expires Mart. 1821.
42 Raisepark Enclosure  (No3 in the plan) Extent A-2, R-, F-34. Valuation-,  Let for 9 years from Mart. 1814 to the following persons.
Extent Names Rent
A-     R-2     F-5 3/4 Robert Brown & ? 6-8-7 1/2
A-     R-2     F-5 3/4 ? Ritchie 6-8-7 1/2
A-     R-2     F-5 3/4 Mrs Holmes 6-8-7 1/2
A-     R-2     F-5 3/4 John McCrae 6-8-7 1/2
 Total: A-2, R-, F-34   Total:- 25-14-6
    Former Rent 7-1-7
 Expires Mart. 1823   Advance 18-12-11
43 Raisepark Enclosure  (No4 in the plan) Extent A-2, R-2, F-10. Valuation -.  Let to Robert Brown for 9 years from Mart. 1813. Rent -. Expires Mart. 1822
44 Raisepark 2 Small Enclosures  (Nos 5 & 6 in the plan)  Extent A-3, R-3, F-36. Valuation 3-14-4 Let to George Stirrat & James Wilson for 19 years from Mart. 1800 at the rent of 23-8-10 besides Cess and Public Burdens. Expires Mart. 1819.
45 Raisepark Enclosure  (No7 in the plan)  Extent A-2, R-1, F-. Valuation 1-17-2 Let to Robert Baillie for 19 years from Mart. 1800 at the rent of 14-8/-. Expires Mart 1819.
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46   Sandypark 2 Enclosures  (Nos 1 & 2 in the plan)  No1 A-3, R-1, F-14. No2 A-2, R-2, F-24. Total A-5, R-3, F-38 and R-2, F-10. Total A-6, R-2, F-8.  Let to John Wilson for 9 years from Mart. 1811 at the rent of 35-18-6. Expires 1820
47 Sandypark Enclosure  (No 3 in the plan)  Extent A-5, R-1,, F-27. Valuation 2-2/- Let to Peter Drumond and Garshom Stewart for 9 years from mart. 1811 at the rent of 32-10-2. Expires Mart. 1820.
48 Sandypark 3 Small Enclosures  (Nos 4, 5 & 6 in the plan). Extent No4 A-2, R-, F-13. No5 A-2, R-, F-24. No6 A-2, R-1, F-1. Total A-6, R-1, F-38.  Valuation -.  Let to John Wilson at 38-18-6 but his affairs getting into disorder were resumed in 1813 crop. 1814 in the Earl's own Posession.
49 Sandypark EnclosureBrown No7, Miller No8, & McCreevy No 9 in plan. Extent A-2, R-, F-17. Valuation -. Let to John Brown and others. Rent 13-5-4. Another consisting of A-3, R-, F-30 let to James Miller and Smellie 20-1-7 1/2. Another consisting of A-2, R-1, F-6. Let to John McCreevy at 14-8-2 1/2. Total A-47, R-15, F-2. The whole of the above are let for 9 years from Mart. 1811. Expires Mart. 1820.
50 Sandypark Enclosure formerly part of Dykes. (No 10 in the plan). Extent A-5,R-,F-. Valuation 3 Scots. Formerly let to John Wilson and since to James Sharp for 9 years from Mart. 1808. Rent -. Expires 1817.
51 Sandypark Enclosure  (No 11 in the plan). Extent A-4, R-3, F-10. Valuation 3 Scots. Let to James Sharp for 9 years from Mart. 1808 at 30-6-4 1/2. Expires 1817.
52 Sandypark Enclosure  (No 12 in the plan). Extent A-3, R-3, F-. Valuation 3 Scots. Let to John Wilson for 9 years from Mart. 1808. at 28-2-6. Expires 1817.
53 Sorby  Extent A-233. Valuation 166 Scots let to James Dykes for 19 years from Mart 1809. Rent 547-11/-. Expires 1828.
54 Stanleypark  Extent A-87, R-3, F-30. Valuation 26-12/- Scots. Let to Hugh Barclay for 19 years from Mart. 1797 at the rent of 180 also 6 hens or 2/- in lieu of each. Expires Mart. 1816.
55 Tower  Extent A-50 or thereby Valuation 50-10/- let to Hugh Chalmers for 19 years from Mart. 1797 at the rent of 64 also 4 hens yearly or 2/- in lieu of each and the other usual conditions. Expires Mart. 1816.
56 Whitelees and Stonepaddocks  Extent A-70. Valuation 36 Scots let to William Kirkwood for 19 years from Mart. 1810 rent 378 besides cess and public burdens.
Extent Valuation Old Rent
 Whitelees           A-70  R-  F- 36 72-19-6
StonePaddocks     A-38 R-3 F- 29-12 50
Total                  A-108 R-3 65-12/- Total. 122 19-6 Total
    378         New Rent
Expires Mart. 1829   255 -- -6 Advance
57 Yonderhouses and Burnhouse  Extent A-129, R-, F-4. Valuation 87 Scots let to John Spiers for 19 years from Mart. 1810 rent 220 besides cess and public burdens. Expires Mart. 1829.
58   Yards of Deerpark or Misk.
Name Extent Rent
William Hendry R-1 2-5/-
Angus Sutherland R-1 2-5/-
Andrew Wilson & H Smellie R-1 2-5/-
Duncan McCliesh R-1 2-5/-
John Shearer and N Steel R-1 2-5/-
Robert John Service R-2  F-30 6-3/9
Total:- A-1, R-3. F-30 17-8/9
59 Yards of Deerpark or Misk
Name Extent Rent
James Shearer R-1 F-20 2-12/6
John Bolton R-1 1-15/-
James Waterston R-1 F-10 2-3/9
Total:- R-3 F-30 6-17/3

The above all let for 9 years from 1811

60 Yards of Deerpark or Misk.
Name Extent Rent
Alexander Bicket R-1 2
James Andrew R-1 2
Bryce Crawford R-1 2
Archibald McMillan             }    
after John Anderson           } R-1 2
and now William Mennies  }    
Duncan McCliesh R-1 F-4 2-4/-
Total:- A-1 R-1 F-4 10-4/-
61 Yards of Deerpark or Misk.
Name Extent Rent
Peter McDonald and McGroo R-2 4-10/-
Peter McFarlane F-34 3/4 2-3/5
James Smellie F-11 3/4     14/8
Total:- R-3 F-6 1/2 7-8/1
62 Yards of Deerpark
Names Rent  
Robert Aitken 1-3/4  
Mary Weir 1-3/10  
John Dunlop 1-4/10  
Mrs Sheddan 1-4/8  
Mrs Kelso     17/11 1/2  
Mrs Bolton     11/1 1/2  
A Crawford 1-13/8  
63 Yards of Raisepark
Name Rent Extent
John Reid 1-17/10 3/4 R-1 F-20
Thomas miller 5- - 10 R-1 F-15
John Reid 4-15 R-1 F-20
John Fullarton 5-2/6 R-1 F-21 1/2
David Anderson 5-16/3 R-1 F-29
Robert Kerr 4- -9  
John Gun 4-2/10 1/2  
John Banks 3-8/4  
James Sharp 3-18/4  
Robert Torrance 4-7/6  
John Anderson 2-2/9 F-29
H Campbell 2-2/9 F-32
David Robertson 2-7/8 }
Alexander McGill 3-12 }R-2 F-10
William Craig 3-5/3 }
64 Island of Little Cumbrae in the shire of Bute. Extent A-500 let to Hugh Dunbar for 19 years from Whitsunday 1805 at the rent of 520 payable at Candlemass yearly. Expires 1824. Also 1. House and Yard to J Miller for 38 years from Whit. 1804 at 3/- of rent. Expires 1842. 2. A house and yard to Mr Woodrows for 5 years from whit. 1806 at 12/- yearly. Expires 1843. 3. House of Glasgow has the Light House at the annual of 2.
65  Chappelhill Small Possessions
No on Plan Extent Tenant Rent Entry Expiry What Crop
1 A-5 R-1 F-20 Sundries - - - Cultivated
2 A-2 R-3 F-14 McLerrie 10 1815 1824  
3 A-3      F-32 Kibble ? 10 1814 1814 Pasture
4 A-2 R-3 F-30 Francis Barbour 8 1815 1820 Cultivated
5 A-1 R-3 F-31 Niel McKelvie 8-4/4 1/2 1813 1815 Sillage
66 & 67 Chappelhill Small Possessions
No on  Plan Extent Tenant Rent Entry Expiry What Crop
6 A-1 R-3 F-33 Neil McKelvie 9 --7 1/2 1813 1815 Sillage
7 A-2 R-2 F-20 Neil McKelvie 6-6 1815 1815 Pasture
8

Part of Chappelhill Farm

9 A-1 William Crawford 14 1815 1816 *
10 A-5       F-27

Included in Chappelhill Farm

11 A-5 R-1 John Wilson 19 8/6 1813 1815 Sillage
12 A-3 R-1 F-21 John Murray 13 3/9 1813 1815 Sillage
13 A-3 R-1 F-19 ? Anderson 14 9/8 1813 1815 Sillage
14 A-3 R-1 F-6 John Sharp 11 15/9 1813 1815 Sillage
15 A-3      F-6 Reserved        

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