Name: Robert Deans
Death: AFT 1699
Occupation: Merchant. Advocate.
Change Date: 1 APR 2013
Is this him?:
Edinburgh. March 7:
THE KEEPERS grant to ROBERT DEANES, son and heir served and retoured to the deceased George Deanes, advocate, his heirs and assignees whomsoever heritably (subject to the legal reversion), ? the lands of Craigievar and waulk ...
Robert Deane's Mortification.
The first notice of this Mortification occurs in the accounts for the year Nov. 1692 to Nov. 1693, where Thomas Robertson is mentioned as having paid £40 " for ane year's annualrent of 1000 merks contained in two bonds granted by him and his brother to the deceased Robert Deanes, and left be him to the Hospitall."
(Trinity Kirk and Hospital, Edinburgh.)
September 1668: On our left hand was Langhermistoune, the portioners of it Mr. Robert Deans the Advocat and Alexander Beaton the Wryter.
Archibald Campbell, a brewer, for example, lived next door to Bailie Robert Deans, a merchant, in 1700. The property of Deans was then to pass, via Alexander Deans, to Thomas Smith, writer (lawyer) in Edinburgh?
(Scotland's parliament site and the Canongate: archaeology and history - Page 227. Holyrood Archaeology Project Team, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. 2008.)
Deans of Longhermistoun (1672-7).
Arg. on a cross moline az. a two-handed sword in pale ppr., pommelled and hilted or.
(An Ordinary of Arms.)
Father: James Deans
Mother: Nicolas Barclay
- Alexander Deans