WEIR, HANS [SSNE 6711]
Text sourceHans Wijr [Weir] a merchant from Edinburgh in Scotland went to court in Stockholm on 3 November 1615 stating that he delivered 23 shippounds of bar iron to skipper Cornelius Joenson a burgess of Flensburgh. This was to be re-shipped to himself and Tomas Engelssch, a burgess of Edinburgh. A problem arose leading to the court case. Records in the British Library indicate he was still resident in Stockholm the following year.
Stockholms stads och Norrmalms stads Tänkeböker, del ix, (Stockholm, 1968), p.86-7, 17 June 1616; BL, Add MS 40885, f. 2 [Loch family of Drylaw papers, 1578-1788]. John Weir, Scots merchant in Stockholm, to J. Loche, 1616.
BL reference provided by Andrew Little.