Stalwart Brydons – Chapter 1

Ancestors of the Stalwart Brydons and life in Morebattle, Scotland before emigration

The earliest record is for Robert Bryden. In 1744, when his son George was born, Robert was working as a ‘servitor’ (household servant) to Thomas Scott on the Stonedge estate in the Hobkirk parish of Roxburghshire. 

Communion token A Communion token - Cast in lead. Given out by church elders to those qualified by virtue of correct belief and proper conduct. Access to communion was forbidden without a token.

 

view of morebattle from churchyard