Some extracts from old govt. records: Reg. of the Privy Seal of Scotland Vol.V 1592-1599; Edinburgh, 26th Dec. 1598 (court cases) "Reg. by Johnne Scharpe as procurator of bond by Uthred McDowell of Garthland (Garlies) for Johnne Dumbar (Dunbar) of Mochrum one thousand pounds not to harm Dame Elizabeth Mure (More/Moore), Lady Mochrum. Reg. of the Great Seal of Scotland, 26th Jan. 1594(in Latin): Land deed Joanni Dumbar, tune de Mochrum, etc.signed by Jacobo Muir de Drumskeoch at Apud locum de Drummoir. Vol. V (2nd series) index: Aberdour, Lord. see William, Earl of Morton. Aberdour, parish of, to provide horses and baggage carts in view of the Kings visit. Reg. of Privy Council of Scotland 2nd series. 1545-1569, index: Aberdour, keeper of the haven of. Reg. of Great Seal of Scotland 1609-1620 (land deeds in Latin): mentions Hilsyde de Abirdour;and others on Abirdour. By bond dated at Abirdour 13th June 1611 by the said Earl of Mortoun. Reg. of Privy Seal of Scotland Vol.Vii 2nd series 1638-1643 index: Aberdour, church of, dispute about seats, and minister there. See Mr. Robert Bruce. Perhaps the county was named after Adairs ?