Shetlanders in Australia.

Adam NEVEN

Male UNKNOWN - 1562


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  • Name Adam NEVEN 
    Born UNKNOWN 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1562 
    Person ID I5880  John Charles Christie
    Last Modified 30 Nov 1999 

    Family Barbara SINCLAIR,   b. Bef 1536, Havera, Burra, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Children 
    +1. John NEVEN,   b. 1554, Scousbrough, Dunrossness, SHI, SCT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1619  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F2677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 30 May 1542
      ‘Ane charter wreattin on parchment grantit be Thomas Tusuansone to umquhill Adam Neven of four merk land in Underhoull in Unst.’

      The original is not known to exist. The above abstract is from an inventory of writs taken from Ninian Neven’s house in Yell on 24 August 1624 (SRO, PC.10/14e). Another version [***] renders ‘Tusuansone’ as ‘Tustiansone’.

      Acquired the lands of Scousborough in the parish of Dunrossness.

      2 August 1562
      ‘Umquhill Adam Neven of Scowsbrugh his schownd bill.’

      The original is not known to exist. The above abstract is from an inventory of writs taken from Ninian Neven’s house in Yell on 24 August 1624 (RPC, xiv, p.733). [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Brian Smith and John Ballantyne, (Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick, 1999).