List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MAINS OF COLDWELLS Mains of Coldwells
Mains of Coldwells
Mains of Coldwells
James Mair Tenant.
George Bodie Nether Arthrath.
William Cantly Upper Arthrath.
030 A large and Substantial farm house with offices gardens &c attached The property of Mr Hunter of Tillery. The Revd [Reverend] J.B. Pratt in his notes on Buchan writes about it thus - " Rather more than a mile to the east of Arnage is the old mansion house of Coldwells. It is a plain farm house-looking building, Situated on the brow of a hill, and commanding a view not inferior perhaps, to that of Turner hall" Page 260

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"John Gordon" (Son of John Gordon of Coldwells, descended of the family of Haddo, by Marjory Cheyne, daughter to William Cheyne of Arnage.), having been formerly a Sea-Chaplain, was promoted to the See of Galloway in 1688, as 'tis Said, by the Earl of Melfort (who being a Roman Catholic, 'tis thought meant no Kindness to the Church of Scotland by it), and consecrated by Archbishop Paterson at Glasgow. He is reported to have been of a very unguarded conversation, artful and pragmatical, and So complaisant, on a view of interest, as even to yield up principles. He followed King James VII. into Ireland, where that prince made him Chancellor of Dublin - the Archbishop having fled. He also attended the King into France. About 1702 he went to Rome, where having abjured his religion before Cardinal Sacripante, and having also renounced the orders he had received among the Protestants as will in themselves; he received, in 1704, the tonsure from the Pope Clement XI (from whom he took the additional name of Clement), and the four lesser
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