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"APPLETON. Probably from Appleton in Yorkshire although there is more than one place of the name in England. Robert de Aplinden or Aplintoune in Annandale was forfeited in the reign of Robert Bruce (RMS., i, p. 520). Robert de Aplinton or Appylton had a charter of land in the burgh of Invemys from Robert n in 1378 (RMS., i, 649, 683), and two years later, as de Apyltoun, he reappears as a burgess and person of consequence in the burgh (Inoemessiana, p. 79, 80). He is doubtless the Robert of Appyltoun who witnessed a charter by Hugh Fraser, lord of Kynnelle, of land in Angus c. 1390 (Southesk. p. 718). Cf. APLINDENE. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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