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Margaret Adamson witch?

F, #8049, d. 1662
Last Edited: 5 Apr 2020
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Adamson witch? died in 1662 at Witch's Hillock, Caddam, Glen Clova, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
    Caddam Clova
  • Note for Web*: My Aunt Margaret (Adamson) would always tell me that the last witch burnt in Dundee (or maybe even Scotland) was also called Margaret Adamson. Well, I can't find information about that, but I have found a story that suggests that in 1662 Margaret Adamson was burned for witchcraft at Witch's Hillock near Caddam in Glen Clova. http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1507702
    https://archive.angus.gov.uk/history/features/glens.htm.1

Citations

  1. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) https://archive.angus.gov.uk/history/features/glens.htm
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://angusfolklore.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/witches-of-angus-sampler.html
  3. geograph-1507702-by-Alan-Morrison