LESLIE, WALTER [SSNE 980]

Surname
LESLIE
First name
WALTER
Title/rank
BURGESS
Nationality
SCOT
Region
ABERDEEN?
Social status
BURGESS

Text source

Walter Leslie was listed as a Scottish burgess in Danzig in 1695. He paid 2000 "gulden" for the privilege. It was probably this man who along with Thomas Leslie [SSNE 974] donated £203 toward the Marischal College, Aberdeen, restoration fund at the end of the seventeenth century.

T. Fischer, The Scots in Eastern and Western Prussia (Edinburgh, 1903), p.197; T. Fischer, The Scots in Germany (Edinburgh, 1902), p.268.

Service record

POLAND, DANZIG
Arrived 1695-01-01
Departed 1695-12-31
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC