Shetlanders in Australia.

Gilbert NEVEN

Male 1623 - 1694  (71 years)


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  • Name Gilbert NEVEN 
    Born 1623 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jul 1694 
    Person ID I5806  John Charles Christie
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2012 

    Family Katherine UMPHRAY,   b. 1620,   d. Mar 1690/91  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. William NEVEN,   b. UNKNOWN, Windhouse, Yell, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1700
     2. Ninian NEVEN,   b. UNKNOWN, Scousburgh, Dunrossness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1712
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F2646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 12 January 1652. Disposition by David Nisbet to Gilbert Neven of Windhouse, of 2½ merks land in Netherhouse in Kirkabuster and ½ merk land in Ucunnadaill, fallen to David in heirship by decease of Peter, his brother.
      (SA, D12/12)

      July 19, 1653 Had charter of 24 merks land Scousborough from his uncle James.

      Disposition by Margaret Sinclair, only lawful daughter of deceased James Sinclair of Crosbister, with consent of John Broun, her spouse, to Gilbert Neven, son of Ninian Neven of Windhouse, of lands in Yell, 17 January 1654 (NAS, RS44/3, f.388).
      December 27, 1654 Had charter of 40 merks land Windhouse from his father.

      21 March 1664. Instrument of sasine in favour of Gilbert Neven of Scousburgh following on disposition, 17 February 1664, by Magnus Antonsone, portioner of Still, only successor of the deceased Kathren Neisbit, his mother, who was one of the lawful daughters of the deceased Jhanse Neisbit, late portioner of 'the rowme and landis' in North Kirkabustar, and one of the lawful heirs of the deceased Cleara Neisbit, spouse of William Scott of Clodone, her lawful sister, of 1 merk land in North Kirkabustar, parish of North Yell.
      (SA, D12/2/8)

      1687 Wadsetted his property of Scousburgh to Stewart of Bigton.