Mentions of "Hewat" or related spellings in the old records
in Edinburgh. Casual search by Alan W. Hewat in ~1980.
Registrum Magni Sigilli Regum Scotorum
Calender of Border Papers vol 1 1560-1594
1390-91 Nicholai Herwart
1467 John Huet, Master of a 160 ton ship in Normandy
William Huet #1372
1523 Ric. Howat, Edin. 7 Jan RMSRS #246
1523 Ric. Howat No.246 Apud Edinburgh, 7 Jan
Hewat (Hewit cf Ewat) Petrus 1316, 2396
notarius 1918-20,2005, 2383,2398,2657,2914, 2978
scriba signeti regii 2646
1537 Joh. Hewat (Howat) pro quolibet subscriptorum 40 lib. RMSRS #1711
1537 No.1711 Apud Edinburgh, 31 Aug. Joh. Hewat (Howat)
(pro quolibet subscriptorum 40 lib.)
1537 Joh. Hewat (cf Howat #17110
1564 Pet. Hewat (Hewit cf Ewat) scriba signeti regii 1576 Edin.
1564 Petro Hewat 24 Aug 2396
1565 Patricius Hewart notarius publicus at Edinburgh
1567 Peter Hewat, public notary July - Accounts Treasurer Scot. 1566-67
Peter Ewat (Hewat) writer 6 pounds 13/4 pays composition
1567 Stephen Hewat, master cook to the Queen Dec. Account Treasury p91
1568 Petro Hewat, notario publica 2 Jan Edinb.1918
1569 Peter Ewat, bastard, natural son of James Ewat
ij(m) viij(c) | xxxxij #.x.s
1576 Petro Hewit 14 Feb 2646 Edin. 1316
1580 Feb 14 #93 Musters of Cumberland Ward, Dalston Barony etc.
"Reserweu" Thomas Hewat (Hewit) p55
"Rockelife" Jam. Hewet, Mic. Hewit, Edward Hewit, John Hewit,
George Hewit p59.
1585 Peter Hewat writer to the signet and Andro Hewat Burgess of Peebles
1587 Malcom Hewat, 12 May
1593 Issobel Hewatt received 300 marks 20 June
Andrew Hewat Burgess of Peebles #502
1600 Hewat, Peter minister church.
Mentioned in Burton, History of Scotland V, 341.
1603 Katherinam Hewat 21 Mar #1430
1605 Peter Hewat, writer in Edinburgh
1605 Androw Hewat "pewderar" Burgess of Edinburgh gave 500 marks to
2 other merchants to carry cloth to England
Andrew Hewat "puderar" Burgess of Edin., 1000 marks to Thomas Cumming
1615 Peter Hewat, minister of Edin. pub. treatise "3 excellent points of
Christian Doctrine" Edin. 1621 see Calderwood
1617 Pet. Hewat scriba signeti regii Edin. 28 July 1617
Hewat (Hewatt) Petrus scriba signeti in Edinburgh No. 1667
Petrus Hewat, minister apud Edin. No. 215
1617 carta scripta per Petrum Hewat, scibam regii in Edin. 28 Jul
also 6 March 1621 but not mentioned from 1634 on.
1617 Peter Hewat presentation of petition to King
Abbott of Crossraguel & sitting in parliament
1619 Peter Hewat banished to Crossraguel by the King
(also all other spellings used freely)
1621 Petrus Hewat 7 Mar notario publico scriba signeti regii 4 Mar 1594
1622 Isobelle hewat 21 Mar
1628 Petrus Hewat 30 Jul #1313
1629 Petrus Hewat 29 Apr #1479
1678 Hewat, John, merchant, Edin.
Garantee Bond Deed 2 Nov, Office Dal. 47, 85.
Hewat, James, merchant Glasgow,
Garantee Bond Deed 19 Dec Office Dal 44, 149.
1753 Hewat, George, merchant in Newcastle,
Geo. Hewat (son of), a Bailie of St. Andrews
Index of Record of Services of Heirs
1801 Hewat, John, baker in Linton, to father James H. baker June 30
1839 Richard Hewat of Birkhillside to his father Richard H.
nephew of Col. Shillinglaw record 17 Jan 1839 No.34 17 Jan
1843 Peter Hewat, sailor of Liverpool to his father Peter H. writer
to the signet - Heir General recod 12 Jan 1844 No.10 4 Dec
1862 John Hewat, farmer Dalcome Mains Berwickshire to Andrew H. his brother
Surgeon Lander who died 1 Dec 1852 - Heir of Compt. Genl.
Hewat, Andrew Macewan in Leith to Jane H.
1864 Richard Hewat & 3 more, Toronto, once in Australia 11 Apr
1866 Hewat, Samuel, Lathsplitter Edin. spelled Hewit in 1873
1874 Hewat, Agnes to bro. James and Richard, sons of Richard
(died 16 Dec 1861), Surgeon, Earlstow, Berwicks 30 Nov
Hewat, Henry in Hawick to bro. James & Richard (Isabella)
Hewat, James Richard at Hamilton, Australia to bro. James & Richard,
sons Richard, surgeon
1874 Thomas Hewat at Ballarat, Aust. to bro. James & Richard,
sons Richard, surgeon 30 Nov
1887 Hewat, Andrew to mother Margaret Christian Marshall
(wife of John Hewat, Edin.) who died 30 Jan 1886) 29 June
(Archibald, Beatrix, Christian Smith, Eliza Jane, Govan, James,
Kirkwood, the Rev. mother Margaret etc., Margaret Agnes (brother
John Hewat, merchant, Leith died 26 May 1880) William Marshall
1898 Mary Hewat (or Blair) Aberdeen 1 Nov
1900 Hewat, Richard Andrew James, North Adams, Massa. USA to
brother Thomas H. in Melrose, who died 1 Nov 1899 (11 April)
1905 Hewit, John George at Marymar, Kilmalcom, to father
John Heugh Hewit, Merchant Glasgow (25 Mar)