TORY, WILLIAM [SSNE 5141]

Surname
TORY, TORIJ
First name
WILLIAM
Title/rank
BURGESS
Nationality
SCOT
Region
ABERDEEN

Text source

In 1626 William Torij provided a birthbrieve dated Aberdeen 6 April 1622, took the oath and became a citizen of Cracow. He paid 60 Polish florins, a stone of gunpowder, and a long gun. He also promised to marry or obtain land within a year, against the penalty of losing his rights.

A.F. Steuart, Papers Relating to the Scots in Poland 1576-1793, Edinburgh, 1915, p.56.

Service record

POLAND, CRACOW
Arrived 1626-01-01
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC/MERCANTILE