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name Hugh Lindsay maker's mark
alias Hew Lindsay
sponsor's mark HL
sponsor's shape 1 : square
first mentioned 1587
last mentioned 1626
notes His mark appears on the Currie Communion Cup.
Note two apprentices (different fathers, different dates) of a similar name.
BIOGRAPHY BY HENRY STEUART FOTHRINGHAM:
Hugh Lindsay was the third apprentice taken by William Cokkie. The apprenticeship was booked on 14 Jun.1577 [EGM1, B18, f.101v.]
Hugh Lindsay appears to have had three marriages. The identity of his first wife has not been discovered. They had at least five children, as follows:
Christian, bp.24 Dec.1595
Janet, bp.2 Mar.1598, William Cokkie, goldsmith, witness
Robert, bp.30 May 1599
Agnes, bp.5 Oct.1600, James Crawford, goldsmith, witness
Alexander, bp.11 Aug.1602
He married 2nd, Agnes Ramsay on 14 Apr.1608. They had, at least, two children:
John, bp.22 Dec.1611
He married 3rd, Beatrix Robertson on 22 Sep.1618 [EMR].
He became a burgess by right of his apprenticeship on 27 Sep.1587.
He became a freeman on 17 Oct.1587 with his master serving as the cautioner [EGM1, A69, f.11v.].
Lindsay took six apprentices between 1589-1626.
from records MA
17 October 1587
69. Act friedome Hew Lindsay
The quhilk day Hew Lindsay wes maid maister and patet for ane upsett xx lib and Williame Cok cautioun for him that he sall observe guid ordor according to the ordinance of the craft
Edinburgh Goldsmiths' Minutes
Lindsay, Hew, f.g., appr. (1577?) B18; NR73; freedom (1587) A69; qmr. (1589) A79; signed (1590) C81; signed (1590) C82; qmr. (1591) A79f; qmr. (1592) A79g; qmr. (1592) A79h; present (1594) C85; signed (1601) C102; joint cautioner (1602 or 3) A98; joint cautioner (1604) A102; qmr. (1608) A110; his appr. (1618) B103; qmr. (1622) A144; qmr. (1624) A148; his appr. (1626) B117
see also William Cokkie : master
James Ellot : apprentice 1618
Gavin Lindsay : apprentice 1626
John Livingston : apprentice 1599
Robert Hendry : apprentice 1589/90
George Lindsay I : apprentice 1595
John Livingston : apprentice 1605
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