JOHNSTONE, JAMES [SSNE 5117]

Surname
JOHNSTONE, JOHNSTOUN
First name
JAMES
Title/rank
BURGESS
Nationality
SCOT
Region
ABERDEEN

Text source

In 1598 James Johnstoun, a Scots shopkeeper, provided a birthbrieve with a title to nobility on both his parents' sides dated Aberdeen 4 July 1597, took the oath and paid 5 florins in order to become a citizen of Cracow.

A.F. Steuart, Papers Relating to the Scots in Poland, 1576-1793, Edinburgh 1815, pp.49-50; Lib. Jur. Civ. Crac, 1555-1612, fo. 847.

Service record

POLAND, CRACOW
Arrived 1597-01-01
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC/MERCANTILE