CHALMER, ROBERT [SSNE 5080]

Surname
CHALMER, CIAMER
First name
ROBERT

Text source

Robert Chalmer was an Aberdonian who became a burgess of Cracow in 1621.

In 1621 Robert Chalmer provided a birthbrieve from Aberdeen dated 12 April 1619, took the oath, paid 10 Polish florins and a half stone of gunpowder in order to become a citizen of Cracow. Confer [SSNE 943]

Sources: A.F. Steuart, Papers relating to the Scots in Poland 1576-1793, (Edinburgh, 1915), p.43; Lib Jur. Civ. Crac. 1612-1634, fo. 159; Peter Paul Bajer, Scots in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 16th-18th Centuries, (Leiden, 2012), p.118, n.2.

Service record

POLAND, CRACOW
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC/MERCANTILE