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JC13Minute Books of the West Circuit Court of Justiciary1708-1988
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference JC13/48
Title West Circuit Minute Book
Dates 26 Apr 1820-3 Oct 1820
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description Cases in this volume which do not have separate entries in the NRS catalogue are listed under 'Accused' fields. All other cases in this volume can be found under their individual JC26, AD14 or AD15 references
Level File
Finding aids 19th Century Solemn Database
Publication note Execution referred to in Alex F Young 'The Encyclopaedia of Scottish Executions, 1750-1963', (1998), p.118.
Accused James McAlpin, Address: Prisoner in Stirling, formerly Milngaire, New Kilpatrick, Stirlingshire. Entry relating to the crime of discharging loaded firearm with intent to murder. Tried at High Court, Stirling. Date of trial: 2 Oct 1820, Verdict: Not proven, Verdict Comments: Assoilzied, Sentence: Assoilzied simpliciter and dismissed (folio 78v)
Donald McCallum, Address: Auchnacroine, Kilchrenan, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
Donald McIntyre, Address: Barrichauder or Barrichawdor, Kilchrenan, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
John McIntyre, Address: Barrichauder or Barrichawdor, Kilchrenan, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
John Boyle, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft by housebreaking. Date of trial: 27 Apr 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years
Malcolm McIntyre, Address: Barrichauder or Barrichawdor, Kilchrenan, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Petition: Petiton for recommitment of pannel granted, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert diet pro loco et tempore
Alexander McDougall, son of Alexander McDougall, Address: Auchnacroine, Kilchrenan, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Petition: Petiton for recommitment of pannel granted, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert diet pro loco et tempore
Robert McLardy, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft, habit and repute. Date of trial: 29 Apr 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert the diet pro loco et tempore as he intended to remit the case to the sheriff court
James Tavern, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of mobbing and rioting. Date of trial: 2 May 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Imprisonment - 12 months with hard labour, Note: Pannel to serve term in the Bridewell of Glasgow (see JC13/48, f.60v)
John Campbell, alias John Stewart Blythe Campbell, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft by opening lockfast places. Date of trial: 2 May 1820, Verdict: Not proven, Verdict Comments: Assoilzied, Sentence: Assoilzied simpliciter and dismissed, Note: The Advocate Depute gave up the case
Thomas Christie, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft by housebreaking. Date of trial: 29 Apr 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession - theft, Sentence: Imprisonment - 12 months, Note: The Advocate Depute dropped the charge of housebreaking. Pannel to serve term in Paisley Tolbooth.
Charles Fitzpatrick, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of mobbing and rioting. Date of trial: 2 May 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Imprisonment - 18 months with hard labour, Note: Pannel to serve term in the Bridewell of Glasgow (see JC13/48, f.60v)
Hugh Farrel, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft, habit and repute. Date of trial: 29 Apr 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert the diet pro loco et tempore as he intended to remit the case to the sheriff court
James Daily, Address: Formerly prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft by housebreaking. Date of trial: 27 Apr 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
George Keir, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of theft by housebreaking. Date of trial: 1 May 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years, Note: The Advocate Depute restricted the libel to an arbitrary punishment
Daniel Grant, Address: Prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of reset of theft. Date of trial: 1 May 1820, Verdict: Not proven, Verdict Comments: Assoilzied, Sentence: Assoilzied simpliciter and dismissed, Note: The Advocate Depute gave up the case as he was unable to identify the stolen goods.
Daniel McLean, Address: Prisoner in Greenock. Entry relating to the crime of theft. Date of trial: 26 Apr 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
James McPherson, Address: Formerly prisoner in Glasgow. Entry relating to the crime of reset of theft. Date of trial: 1 May 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
John McDougall, captain, RN; junior; son of McDougall senior, captain, Royal Navy, Address: Dunollie, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of failure to appear for assize. Date of trial: 27 Sep 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Fined - 100 merks Scots, Petition: Petition to repone fine granted - 31 Oct 1820 (see JC8/15, f.142r)
Alexander McDougall, son of Alexander McDougall, Address: Prisoner in Inveraray, formerly Auchnacroine, Kilchrenau, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Petition: Petiton for recommitment of pannel granted, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert diet pro loco et tempore
Donald McCalinan, Address: [Inveraid House]. Entry relating to the crime of failure to appear for assize. Date of trial: 27 Sep 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Fined - 100 merks Scots
Donald McKinnon, weaver, Address: [Lamlash]. Entry relating to the crime of failure to appear for assize. Date of trial: 27 Sep 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Fined - 100 merks Scots
Donald McIntyre, Address: Barrichauder or Barrichawdor, Kilchrenan, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting offficers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive
Archibald Sinclair, Address: South Barbreck, Innishael, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
Archibald Campbell, Address: Melford. Entry relating to the crime of failure to appear for assize. Date of trial: 27 Sep 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Fined - 100 merks Scots
Ann McKinnon, wife of Neil McKinnon, weaver, m.s. [McEacherin], Address: Ardchiaveg. Entry relating to the crime of attempted murder of husband by poison. Date of trial: 2 May 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert the diet pro loco et tempore
Archibald Campbell, Address: Shillachen, Inishail, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
John Morrison, dyke builder or mason, Address: Drumclog, New Kilpatrick, Stirlingshire. Entry relating to the crime of assault and deforcement. Date of trial: 3 Oct 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years
Hugh McCallum, labourer, Address: Balfron, Stirlingshire. Entry relating to the crime of assault and deforcement. Date of trial: 3 Oct 1820, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years
Donald McMaster, labourer, Address: Auldinattock Toll, New Kilpatrick, Stirlingshire. Entry relating to the crime of assault and deforcement. Date of trial: 3 Oct 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
Peter Turner, Address: Achnaclash, Kilchrenau, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Diet deserted, Verdict Comments: Diet deserted pro loco et tempore, Petition: Petition for recommital of pannel granted, Note: The Advocate Depute moved to desert the diet pro loco et tempore
Alan Cameron, Address: Milngaire, New Kilpatrick, Stirlingshire. Entry relating to the crime of assault and deforcement. Date of trial: 3 Oct 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn
John Sinclair, Address: South Barbreck, Innishael, Argyll. Entry relating to the crime of assaulting and discharging loaded firearms at officers of the revenue. Date of trial: 28 Sep 1820, Verdict: Outlawed, Verdict Comments: Outlaw and fugitive, Sentence: Outlawed and put to the horn, Petition: Petition for recommital of pannel granted
 

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