Hood Family and Coal Mining

Clerk v Ross and Others


2. 'List of Defenders' [dated 1772] in the court case against the bound colliers of Dryden Coalworks


[Note - this is a very informal list with deletions and notes added later. It looks more like a draft list than a formal document]


List of Defenders in the process
Sir James Clerk Agt Ross.

Those who have acknowledged themselves bound and allowed decreet to pass against them

George Ross elder

William Hislop now

Alexander Reid

David Ross

Alexander Snedden


Those for whom appearance is made

George Ross son of George Ross
son to David deceased

William Ross old Wm

William Ross son to George Ross elder

James Ross Do George Ross Do

Wm Pentland

David Pentland - dead

George Ross (red)

Thomas Hoods

John Ross

William Liddell

William Reid


Thos Pentland
Wm Hoods


Those against whom a proof is allowed but for whom appearance is withdrawn

James Ross [son of George Ross??]

James Hoods

Robert White

David Hislop

Thomas Ross

Edward Ross

Alexander Reid yor [younger]

Alexander Young

William Young

James Campbell



Robert Brown

John Brown

William Brown



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