Category Archives: Raeburn

James Robb and Barbara Raeburn in the kirk session records

Following on from the previous post: We’ve already come across James Robb and Barbara Raeburn in the Old Parish Registers for Auchterless. In 1747 James Robb in Mains of Badenscoth had a son John baptised, with John Raeburn as a … Continue reading

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John Raeburn (1731 – 1761)

In the previous post I mentioned that James Robb of Bruckhills was a witness in 1761 to the baptism of John, son of the late John Raeburn and his wife Elizabeth. I’ve been able to link John and Elizabeth to … Continue reading

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James Robb and Barbara Raeburn of Bruckhills

James Robb of Mains of Badenscoth married Barbara Raeburn in 1750. Barbara was born in 1727, the daughter of Alexander Raeburn, and thus the younger sister of the Mary Raeburn who married Alexander Robb (b. 1714) in 1743. It seems … Continue reading

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The Auchterless Poll Book of 1696

The 1696 Poll Book for the parish of Auchterless lists no Robbs. This means that the first recorded mention that we have of a Robb in Auchterless is in 1740, when Alexander at Mains of Badenscoth had a son Peter.  … Continue reading

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James Rob and Barbara Raeburn at Mains of Badenscoth

Thanks to a new contact via Ancestry, I’ve found out more about one of the Robbs listed in this post.  It appears that the James Rob who married Barbara Raeburn in Auchterless in 1750 lived at Mains of Badenscoth. Barbara’s … Continue reading

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