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David Bruce, of Hastigrow

David Bruce, of Hastigrow (son of John Bruce, of Hastigrow)


David Bruce of Hastigrow and Seater was served heir to his father in 1607,[1], and had a son,
     Magnus Bruce of Hastigrow and Seater was served heir to his father,[2] and had two sons:--
     1. John of Hastigrow, who married Katharine Dunnet.
     2. William of Seater.
     In 1686 the brothers made a division of their father's property. John got Hastigrow, to which he also had a disposition from his father and grandfather in 1657; and Seater fell to William. Hastigrow was sold to George Sinclair of Barrock in 1687. Both it and Seater now belong to the Southdun estate.

[1] Precept, 11th August 1607.
[2] Sasine on Disposition by his father, 1657.

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

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