List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WITCHES BURNED HERE (1623) [North Inch] Witches burned here (1623) Mr. Marshall 098 [Situation] On the eastern side of the North Inch a few chains from the River Tay.
The place where this transaction took place is pointed out by Mr. Marshall on the North Inch. He states that many years ago in a slight hollow there was two or three large stones which was considered as left there to mark the spot where the event took place. These stones have been removed but Mr. Marshall still remembers the place where they lay. The following notice is from the Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] - In the year 1623 three women were tried and executed for witchcraft. Their names were Margaret Hormscleuch Isabella Haldane and Janet Trall. Information being lodged against them in the Session, they were taken before that Court their depositions were respectively taken and witnesses were called and examined to establish their guilt. The examination of
[continued on page 10]

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 9

City of Perth -- Sheet 98.1.24 Trace 1

  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.

Alison James- Moderator, Robesur

  Location information for this page.