of Durris, Scotland
early 1500 to late 1500
Born: early 1500 and died late 1500.
Son of: Alexander Dunbar and ?
Brother of: not known.
Robert married: Christian Dunbar (nee Learmouth).
Robert and Christian had issue:
1. David Dunbar who married Janet Rose.
2. Possibly others.
Robert Dunbar: An Overview
We know about Robert from the book "Records of the Heath Family", by George Heath 1907. The entry is as follows:
Robert Dunbar of Durris, who, upon this father's resignation, got a
charter under the great seal confirming "to Robert Dunbar, son
and apparent heir of Alexander Dunbar
of Durris, and Christian Learmouth, his spouse, and the heirs to be
procreate between them, all and haill the lands of Durris, Drummin,
Balleblare," &c., dated 14th November, 1526, with a sasine
following thereon of the same date.
He got another charter under the great seal to him and his said spouse of the lands of Balleblare, Bellichernok, Clarachan &c., in Inverness-shire, dated 14th April, 1564. He lived to a great age, and by the said Christian Learmouth had a son and successor.
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