Kennedy Family, Earls of Cassillis (Ailsa Muniments)
22 Nov 1571
Contracts of Wadset between
1) Gilbert, Earl of Cassillis, and William Adair of Kenhelt, under reversiononly after the Earl's wadsets of prior date shall have been redeemed, and
2) the said parties and Helen Kennedy, spouse of the said William, with back-tack and under reversion as above.
1) Cragochis, Barbeth and Balquhirrie, parish of Kirkcolm, and
2) Largstewart, Larggrasie and Dunduff, etc.,
parishes of Kirkcolm and Leswalt, sheriffdom of Wigtown.
See GD25/1/772, GD25/2/229, GD25/2/262, GD25/2/265, GD25/3/82a
23 Nov 1571 at Glenluce
Precept by Gilbert (Kennedy) Earl of Cassillis for infefting
William Adair of Kinhilt and Helen Kennedy his wife, in the
2 merk land of Largstewart,
5 and a half merk land of Largarfie and Auchnorock,
5 mark land of Glenstockadale and
2 and a half merk land of Dunduff,
lying in the parishes of Kirkcum and Leswalt and County of Wigton
Witnesses: Thomas (............)Abbot of Glenluce and
Hugh Kennedy of Barquhany.
Letters of Reversion by William Adair of Kenhilt and Helen Kennedy, his spouse, to Gilbert (Kennedy), Earl of Cassillis, following on contract of wadset with back-tack.
Knok and Maiss, parish of Leswalt (Laswaid), sheriffdom of Wigtown.
(Not sure if William & Helen Kennedy had son, John Kennedy Adair of Creichane (?) known either as John Adair or John Kennedy ?).
17 March 1591
Letters of Renunciation by Ninian Adair of Kenhelt
to John (Kennedy), Earl of Cassillis, following on contracts of wadset and on reversion.
Craigoch, etc., parish of Kirkcolm, Largstewart, etc., parishes of Kirkcolm and Leswalt, and Knok and Mase, parish of Leswalt, sheriffdom of Wigtown.
10 Nov 1591
Letters of Renunciation by Ninian Adair of Kenhelt to the Earl of Cassillis, containing obligation to obtain himself retoured as heir to William A. of Kinhilt, his father, and following on wadset and on infeftment.
Barbeth, Largstewart, etc., sheriffdom of Wigtown.
30 Sep 1617
Letters of Renunciation by Patrick Adair of Altoune (father of John Adair of Altoune who was then John Adair of Genoch ?), William A. of Kinhilt, his brother, and Alexander Kennedy of Dalgarrak, to John (Kennedy), Earl of Cassillis, following on contract of wadset.
Portslogane, barony of Leswalt,
and Monybrig, sheriffdom of Wigtown.