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"BOGLE. Probably from the place named Bowgyhill in the parish of Monkland, Lanarkshire. Margaret Bogyll is recorded in Glasgow, 1487 (LCD., p. 256), and Robert Bogyll or Bogill was rentaller of the lands of Carmyle, 1510 (Rental), and voter in Monkland, 1519 (Simon, 45). James Boeyl was tenant of the 16s. 8d. land of Carmylle, 1520 (Rental). The name is common in the Campsie Commissariot Record. Thomas Bogile or Bogill in Glasgow is mentioned in 1552 and 1558 (Protocols, i, x), Merione Bogill was spouse of Thomas Brovne In Wyndyege, 1564 (Pottok, i, p. 299), and Robert Bogill was serjeant burgess of Linlithgow, 1583-1599 (Sc. Ant., xi, p. 131; Laing, 1381). John Bogill was burgess freeman of Glasgow, 1575, James Bogil was made burgess as a burgess-heir, 1579 (Burgesses), and James Bogell was merchant burgess, Glasgow, 1685 (RPC., 3. ser. x, p. 471). John Bougie at Bougilsholle, Ilasabeth Bogell in Sandiehills, and Archibald Boggell were charged with attending conventicles in 1686 at Daichmonthill (ibid., xn, p. 565). Bogyl, 1510. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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