Name: William Sharpe
Occupation: Sheriff-Clerk of Banffshire 1617 - 1638
Change Date: 26 AUG 2005
Son of David Sharpe.
Excerpt from list of the Sheriff-Clerks of Banffshire for the last three centuries drawn up from Mr. William Rose, Montcoffer, and other sources:?
1617 Mr. William Sharp, son of Fauston (? Houston), servitor to Walter Ogilvie of Deskford, and father of the Archbishop of St. Andrews. He died 1638.
[From Banff Cemetery website]
A Thomas Sharp of Houston was a Baron agaisnt the Union in 1706/7.
The papers of Sharp of Houston can be found under GD30, in the National Archives of Scotland.
- Catherine Sharpe
- James Sharp b: MAY 1618
- Robert Sharp
- William Sharp