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David Bruce, 1st of Stanstill

David Bruce, 1st of Stanstill

David Bruce, who was probably the David Saul of 1562, obtained a charter of Stanstill and part of Kirk in 1567; and in 1577 he received sasine on Stanstill, and in the hereditary office of Keeper of the Loch of Alterwall and fresh-water fishings thereof, on a charter from Alexander, Earl of Sutherland, the son of Earl John. David Bruce had two sons:--
     1. William, his successor.
     2. John, mentioned in 1601.

Sources: Henderson, J. (1884) Caithness Family History. Edinburgh: David Douglas.

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