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Surname only citations: 1497 Achesoun, 1525 Achenson, 1531 Atzeson and Etzesone, 1538 Achinsoun, 1539 Acheson, 1540 Atyesoun, 1556 Aschesone, 1557 Achinsone, 1591 Achesune, 1610 Aitchesoune, 1624 Atchisone, 1635 Achiesoun, 1670 Aitchysoune, 1673 Achieson, 1692 Atchesone, Undated- Aichensoun, Aticione, Eticione (All S1)

Lowland/Coastal Regions

Atkynsoun, John is recorded as forestaller in Aberdeen in 1402 (CRA., p. 385). Note: A forestaller was one who blocked passage on a king's highway, or prevented tenants from entering his premises; a guardsman or gatekeeper. (S1)

Atkinson, Thomas Laing gives the seal of Thomas Atkinson of Bonkyll as bearing on a chevron three buckles and with the legend "S' Thomas filius Ade" appended to an indenture of 1429 (Seals. Supp., 53; MacDonald, 51). (S1)

Atkynsoun, William was bedellus in Aberdeen in 1436 (REA., I, p. 234). Note A bedellus was a crier or messenger of court; a bailiff. (S1)

Atkinson, John was admitted burgess of Aberdeen in 1437 (NSCM., I, p. 5). Note: To be admitted burgess was to be made an inhabitant or freeman of a borough or town; a voter; a magistrate of a borough. (S1)

Atkynson, Andrew was admitted burgess of Aberdeen in 1442 (NSCM., I, p. 7). Note: To be admitted burgess was to be made an inhabitant or freeman of a borough or town; a voter; a magistrate of a borough. (S1)

Achinsoune, Johannes was of Drumtennend, Scotland about 1450.

Aichensoune, Johannes had seisin of Letham in Forfarshire in 1464. (S6)

Achinsoune, Johannes was cited in 1476 "Johannes Achinsoune, custumer de Drumtenend". (S7)

Achinsoune, Johannes parental citation "Andree Achinsoune, David Achinsoune et Henrious Achinsoune, fil Johannes Achinsoune, de Lethem, burgens, de Drumstennand, 1489". Note: To be admitted burgess was to be made inhabitants or freemen of a borough or town; voters; magistrates of a borough. (S8)

Atzinson, John was vicar of Morton in 1475 (Kelso, 532). Note: A vicar was one who performed the function of another; a substitute. (S1)

Atzensone, Patrick was clerk of the diocese of Glasgow in 1479 (Home, 23). (S1)

Aczinson, George in Lanark, who was ordered to "stand under the cownt of the breid irnis" in 1490; he appeared again in 1498 as George Aczin (Lanark, p. 7, 9). (S1)

Achinsoune, David (being the son of Johannes of Drumtennend) is cited as a carpenter in 1495 and/or 1497. (S9)

Achinsoune, Andree (being the son of Johannes of Drumtennend) is cited as a carpenter in 1495 and/or 1497. (S9)

Aichensoun, Henry (being the son of Johannes of Drumtennend) Cited in the list of "nichtbours and indwellers of the burgh" in Edinburgh on Oct. 6, 1492. (S10)

Aichensoun, Henry Cited in burgh records of 1492 as having rented (leased) two parts of Gladsmuir (Heddingtonshire) for five years and failing him his spouse, wife Margaret Barnet and son George for the same time, paying six marksl. (S10)

Acheson, Georgius A deforcement of 1493 of Georgius Acheson, filium Henrious Aitchinsone de Edinbord. Note: "A deforcement" means that one man wrongfully holds lands to which another person is entitled. Henry apparently deprived George of some of his inheritable land. z z (S11)

Aitchinsone, Henricus He apparently died before 1494 as in that year his widow Margaret had 713 1/3 part of Gladsmuir in ward: "Compotum...de firmis terre de Gladsmuir, in manibus regis racioune wards, demata tercia debita sponsa ovodem Henricus Aitchinsone..."

Achisone, George the only son of Henry Aichensoun and Margaret Barnet, his wife, "filius Henricus Achinsone de Gladsmuir" was a witness to a charter dated Nov. 3, 1499 of certain lands in Haddingtonshire to Wilhelmus Kissock. Cron. de Gladsmuir. (S12)

 

Highland Regions

 

Unknown Locations

Atkinson, William was servitor to Sir Symon Glendonwyne in 1408 (Bain, IV, 768). Note: A servitor is a bondsman or servile tenant. (S1)

Atyknson, William a native of Scotland, had letters of denisation in England in 1480 (Bain, IV, 1462). Note: A letter of denisation was a check for money. (S1)

Attkinsone, Magnus tacksman in Garth in Harray in 1492. (Perhaps a misreading of Awkinsone + Hakon's son, Hauguinus was the Latinized form of Hakon, REO., p. 408). A family of this name was long connected with the Scottish Mint in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. (S1)

 

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