29 March 2016

Kirk Sessions, Isle of Coll - 4

Many of the minutes begin on one page and end on the next. The minutes vary in length and detail.
The Laird of Coll at this time, unnamed in the minutes, was Hector Maclean.
"Mr. Hector McLean," the meeting moderator here and in previous minutes, was the assistant parish minister for (and residing in) Coll, a distant relative of the same-named Laird. Mr. William Morisson who moderated a few sessions was the Coll and Tiree parish minister living on Tiree.

Breacha September 23rd 1733
After prayer
                 Sederunt Mr Hector McLean Modr
                 The Laird of Coll
                 Allan McLean of Tottranald            Elders
                 Donald McDonald at Tottamore

John McAlan vc Neil oig being ^cited to our Session
and having Compeared was Interrogate if he was
willing to Submit to Discipline & Censure
here for his guilt with a Certain woman
at Glasgow Said he was, and? was much
rather? willing to dread penance here than
at Glasgow where he Committed this sin
Nothing else occurring the Session closd with prayer

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