INVENTORY OF THE PERSONAL ESTATE OF EDWARD BROUGH; NO. 58; 1854

At Perth the twenty third day of May Eighteen hundred and fifty four. In presence of David Mure Esquire Advocate Commissary of the Commissariat of the County of Perth Compeared John Ironside Writer in Crieff as Procurator for the Executors after named and designed and gave in the Inventory of the Personal Estate of Edward Brough China Merchant in Crieff (duly stamped with Eight pounds Sterling of duty) and oath thereon after written desiring the same to be recorded in the Commissary Court Books of Perthshire conform to Act of Parliament which desire the said Commissary finding reasonable he ordained the same to be done accordingly the tenor whereof follows, Vizt: Inventory of the Means and Estate which belonged to Edward Brough China Merchant in Crieff who died there upon the Eleventh February Eighteen hundred and fifty-four given up by James Brough Mason in Crieff, Brother German and Executor dative qua nearest in Kin to the deceased conform to Decree Dative of the Commissary of the Commissariat of Perth dated the [blank space] day of [blank space] Eighteen hundred and fifty four.

 

FIRST, Cash in the House                                                                             65            12            3

SECOND, The Shoop goods which belonged to the deceased
            conform to Roup Roll thereof                                                          33              3            2

THIRD, The deceased’s Household Furniture conform to Roup  
            Roll thereof                                                                                        61            12            7

FOURTH, Ten shares of the Capital Stock of the Crieff Gas Light  
            Company standing in name originally of the deceased                          12             –            –

FIFTH, Ten additional shares of the said stock of the Company
            acquired by the deceased from Miss Margaret Fenton                       12             –            –

SIXTH, Thirty shares of the Capital Stock of the Comrie Gas Light
            Company                                                                                         20             –            –

SEVENTH, One half years Rent of Shop and Cellar in Crieff possessed  
            by Mark Aitken under the deceased from Martinmas Eighteen  
            hundred and fifty three to Whitsunday Eighteen hundred and fifty  
            four                                                                                                     7            10           –

EIGHTH, One half years Rent of Shop and Cellar in Crieff occupied by  
           James Adie under the deceased from Martinmas Eighteen hundred  
           and fifty three to Whitsunday Eighteen hundred and fifty four                11             –            –

NINTH, One years Rent of Dwelling house and Garden in King Street of  
           Crieff from Whitsunday Eighteen hundred and fifty three to

           Whitsunday Eighteen hundred and fifty four possessed by Misses  
            Christina and Mary McGregor                                                              8             –            –

TENTH, Balance of Rent due by Widow John Ferguson residing in Crieff          2           10           –

ELEVENTH, One half years rent for premises occupied by Thomas  
            Sinclair under the deceased from Martinmas Eighteen hundred  
            and fifty three to Whitsunday Eighteen hundred and fifty four                  6             –            –

TWELFTH, Arrears of half years rent due by Do. from Whitsunday  
            Eighteen hundred and fifty three to Martinmas Eighteen hundred  
            and fifty three                                                                                       1            10            –

THIRTEENTH, Sum contained in I.O.U. by Thomas Sinclair Plumber in  
           Crieff to the deceased dated Eighth November Eighteen hundred  
           and fifty two                                                                                       11              4            –

FOURTEENTH, Sum contained in Acknowledgement by Donald  
           McNaughton Crieff Eighteen hundred and fifty two                               1              5             2

FIFTEENTH, Sum contained in acknowledgement by John Cameron  
           Crieff dated Twenty fourht September                                                  2             14            –

SIXTEENTH, Sum contained in acknowledgement by Alexander  
           McPhail Crieff dated Twenty fifth September Eighteen  
           hundred and fifty-two                                                                            2            14            –

EIGHTEENTH, Balance due on acknowledgement and receipt by  
           Robert Mills Crieff                                                                                 –            19            –

NINETEENTH, To value of Ship fittings, shelvings, window blinds,  
           Grates, and other articles in the Houses which belonged to  
           the deceased per Inventory and appraisal of Alexander Martin  
           and John Bayne                                                                                    19              2            –

       £ 279                         2

signed James Brough, John Ironside, Comr.

Perth 19th May 1854 The Commissary Depute grants commission to Mr.  John Ironside Writer in Crieff or to any of Her Majestys Justices of the Peace for the county of Perth to take the oath of the Upgiver of the foregoing Inventory to the verity thereof to be reported quam primum.  (Signed) Hugh Barclay, C.D.

At Crieff the Twentieth day of May Eighteen hundred and fifty four years In presence of John Ironside Writer in Crieff Commissioner appointed by the foregoing deliverance of the Commissary Depute of Perthshire dated the nineteenth day of May current Compeared James Brough Mason in Crieff who being solemnly sworn and examined Depones That Edward Brough China Merchant in Crieff died intestate on the eleventh day of February Eighteen hundred and fifty four–That the Deponent has entered upon the possession and management of his personal or moveable Estate as Executor qua nearest in Kin decerned to him – That the Deponent knows of no Settlement or other writing left by the deceased relative to the disposal of his personal Estate or Effects or any part of them, That the foregoing Inventory each page of which is singed by the Deponent and the said Commissioner as relative hereto, is a full and complete Inventory of the personal Estate and Effects of the said deceased wherever situated and belonging or due beneficially to the deceased at the time of his death in so far as the same has come to the Deponents knowledge with the exception of the Book Debts due to the deceased the amount of which the Deponent has no means of knowing at present but of which an Eik to the Inventory will afterwards be made and that the value of the said Estate situated in Scotland is of the value of Two hundred and Seventy nine pounds nine shillings and two pence and under the value of Three hundred pounds All which is true as the Deponent shall answer to God  – Nine words deleted

signed James Brough, John Ironside Comr.


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