CRAIG, JOHN [SSNE 5083]

Surname
CRAIG
First name
JOHN

Text source

John Craig was a Scot from Aberdeen who became a burgess of Cracow in 1589 (according to Peter Paul Bajer).

In 1587(?) John Craig provided a birthbrieve dated Aberdeen 2 June 1587, took the oath and paid 10 Hungarian florins in order to become a citizen of Cracow.

Sources: A.F. Steuart, Papers relating to the Scots in Poland 1576-1793, (Edinburgh, 1915), p.43; Stara Warszawa 1648, fo.185; Peter Paul Bajer, Scots in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 16th-18th Centuries, (Leiden, 2012), p.118, n.2.

Service record

POLAND, CRACOW
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC/MERCANTILE