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Origins and History


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"BULL. William Buie of Ayrshire rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 205). Thomas Bull was a tenant in the barony of Newlands, 1376 (RHM., n, p. 16). A payment was made to Robert Bull, a Scottish merchant, 1474 (Bain, rv, 1412). John Buie was a witness in Brechin, 1508 (REB., n, 162). John Bull, a pauper, was presented to a bed in the hospital of St. Nicholas and admitted to the privileges of the said hospital as regarded lepers, 1513 (PDG., 637). Another jhone Buyll rented land in Edingeyth, 1521 (Rental). John Bull, burgess of Dundee, 1601, and five others of the name are recorded (Brechin). James Bull in Kirkintilloch, 1666 (Sasines, 1312), John Buie, tenant in barony of Mouse-wall ( (Mouswald), Dumfriesshire, 1673 (PSAS., xxm, p. 74), and Margaret Bull in Dunning, Perthshire, 1781 (Dunblane). Buill 1590. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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