Shetlanders in Australia.

Hector BRUCE

Male Abt 1632 - 1683  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Hector BRUCE 
    Born Abt 1632  Muness, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jun 1683 
    Person ID I10937  John Charles Christie
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2012 

    Father Andrew BRUCE,   b. Aft 1600, Muness, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1671  (Age < 69 years) 
    Mother Ursula MOWAT,   b. UNKNOWN, Garth, Delting, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F4416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara SINCLAIR,   b. Abt 1635, Quendale, Dunrossness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1675  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 24 May 1662 
    Children 
    +1. Andrew BRUCE,   b. Aft 1662, Muness, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699  (Age < 35 years)
     2. John BRUCE,   b. Aft 1664, Muness, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1701  (Age < 35 years)
    +3. Ursula BRUCE,   b. Aft 1666, Muness, Unst, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
    +4. Margaret BRUCE,   b. Aft 1668, Muness, Unst Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
     5. Barbara BRUCE,   b. Aft 1670,   d. UNKNOWN
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1703 Feb 10
      Charles Mitchell, writer in Edinburgh, v. Robert Bruce, now of Muness.
      Summons, 31 Mar 1702, anent bond, 6 Dec 1670, by deceased Hector Bruce of Muness to Laurence Sinclair, residenter in Lerwick, for £114 Scots, and another bond, 20 Jan 1672, also for £114 Scots; assigned, 3 Sep 1673, by Laurence to deceased Laureence Niven of Gunnelsta, N.P.; assigned by Andrew Niven now of Gunnelsta, son of said Laurence, to Charles Mitchell; also bond, 17 Jan 1673, by Hector Bruce to Gilbert Bruce, his brother, for 3,000 merks; assigned, 2 July 1701, by Gilbert to Johhn Scott, eldest son of James Scott of Voesgarth, in marriage contract between said John and Ursilla Bruce, daughter of said Gilbert; further bond, 4 Sep 1674, by Hector Bruce to John Neving of Luning and Janet Bruce, his spouse, for 2,000 merkss; another bond, 4 Sep 1674, by Hector to John; assigned, 13 Aug 1701, by Janet Bruce to John Ogilvie in Harlsweek, her son in law; assigned, 1702, to Charles Mitchell; bond, 21 Apr 1676, by Hector Bruce to Barbara Bruce, his second daughter, for 3,000 merks; bond, 4 July 1696, by Andrew Bruce of Muness to Grissell Sinclair, relict of George Scott, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh, for 600 merks; assigned, 29 Jan 1702, to Charles Mitchell; bond, 22 July 1696, by Andrew Bruce to David Miller, periwig maker in Edinburgh, for 7 rix dollars; assigned to Charles Mitchell, 24 June 1701; bond, 24 July 1606, by Andrew Bruce to Charles Mitchell for £420 11s. 4d. Scots; debt by John Bruce of Muness to Charles Mitchell for 20 rix dollars; debt by John Bruce of Muness to Arthur Nicolson, merchant in Lerwick, for £425 5s. 10d.; assigned, 14 Feb 1702, by Arthur Nicolson to Charles Mitchell.
      (NAS, CS25; 10 Feb 1703, no. 9)