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Nicholas Lee, 62, Mason, lived at Whitelees in the parish of Kirkhaugh from childhood. In 1728 he leased Millstones farm for 21 years, but disposed of his interest after 3 years. During his time there he enclosed with a hedge a considerable part of Millstones Common with permission.
Whitfield boundary dispute witness on behalf of William Ord, owner of the Manor of Whitfield. See PDF of entire series of depositions for background to the case, and letters from Joseph Richmond to Sir Walter Blackett, 22 Nov and 2 Dec 1757 for context to the taking of the depositions.