OREM, PATRICK [SSNE 5132]

Surname
OREM, ORUM
First name
PATRICK

Text source

Patrick/Peter Orem was an Aberdonian who became a burgess of Cracow in 1599.

In 1599 Patrick Orum provided his birthbrieve dated Aberdeen 7 February 1596, took the oath, paid 20 florins and was admitted a citizen of Cracow.

When King Sigismund of Poland granted some Scots the right to ply their trade in Poland in 1613, a Peter Orem was one of the 8 Scots listed. He may have been the same as Peter Orem who in 1623 called Christopher Karniorki, Syndic of Cracow, and George Elmslie [SSNE 5094] to testify that he was the son of Thomas Orem [SSNE 5133] and Susanna Hoydt.

Sources: A.F. Steuart, Papers Relating to the Scots in Poland 1576-1793, (Edinburgh, 1915), pp.8-9, 53, 54; Lib. Jur. Civ. Crac. 1555-1612, fo.866; Peter Paul Bajer, Scots in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 16th-18th Centuries, (Leiden, 2012), p.118, n.2.

Service record

POLAND, CRACOW
Departed 1623-12-31
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC/MERCANTILE