NISBETH, JACOB [SSNE 6819]
Account books for 1577-1578 note the presence in Norway of one Peter Nisbit [SSNE 6820] of Kirkebostad in Shetland - a skipper. He had a son, Jacob Pedersson Nisbett who was recorded as a faithful servant of Peder Simonsson of Fane but was also recorded as a Shetlander.
Source: N. Nicolaysen (ed.), Norske Magasin, skrifter og optegnelser angaaende Norge og forfattede efter reformationen, vol. II (Christiania, 1868), section 'Den Norske So', pp.89-90.
- DENMARK-NORWAY, FANE, NORWAY
- Arrived 1580-08-16
- Capacity SERVANT, purpose MISC.