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Portree parish records - Genealogy and Family History in Scotland
Search our catalogue. Sign me up to the mailing list Subscribe now for regular news, updates and priority booking for events. Single mothers often took the fathers of their children to court for child support. Such cases were known as filiation and aliment cases.
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The court could order the father to provide maintenance payments to the mother. If the mother won her case, the court would issue a decree, which would allow the mother to enforce payment of aliment.
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We have indexed all the records of such cases held by the National Records of Scotland from at least to , and can provide digital images of the records. To order your copy, simply click on the Order now link in the table below. To order a copy of the record for your ancestor, just click on the Order now link. We do not currently have any records for this parish.
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Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland Genealogy
For births outwith this period, click here. This index shows patients from this parish admitted to asylums. We have not yet identified any patients from this parish. In , the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland passed the Veto Act, removing the absolute right of landowners to appoint ministers to their parish. The Act gave male heads of families who were communicants with the parish the right to veto the appointment of a new minister if a majority of them objected.
To this end, the Assembly instructed kirk sessions to draw up rolls of the male heads of families in each parish.
We have transcribed the surviving rolls, and are publishing them here. They are significant as they pre-date the earliest nominal census, which took place in No Roll of Male Heads of Families has yet been found for this parish. Use the name links below to go to the entries for the person you are interested in.