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Poser 377 - Burial Register, Rayne Kirk Session, 1795

In this week's poser, taken from a burial register in Rayne kirk session records (CH2/310/4), we asked you for the surnames and place names listed..

Image of an extract from the burial register for Rayne parish, 1785 (National Records of Scotland reference CH2/310/4)

Answer: the surnames are Petrie, McKomie, Philp and Jack. The place names (apart from Rayne) are Cranno, Strothorn, Durno and Mains of Wartle.

Transcription

April 26th Isobel Petrie daughter of John
Petrie in Cranno was buried at Rayne.
May 12th Andrew McKomie son of Andrew
McKomie in Strothorn was buried at
Rayne.
May 15th William Philp from Durno was
buried at Rayne.
June 3d John Jack from Mains of Wartle
was buried at Rayne.

This poser was contributed by Bosco, and archivist from Fife.

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