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Survey of Scottish Witchcraft Database

Survey of Scottish Witchcraft
Scottish History, School of History and Classics, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Woodcut of a witch trial

Beatrix Leslie

Personal Details

First NameBeatrix
Last NameLeslie
SexFemale
Age84
Place of residence - settlementBlackcoat
Place of residence - parishNewbattle
Place of residence - presbyteryDalkeith
Place of residence - countyEdinburgh
Marital statusMarried
Socioeconomic statusLower
OccupationMidwife
NotesShe was described as having left her 'pock' in the house of a family that appear to have been colliers, and then angrily retrieved it. This could mean she was storing something, or that she was a beggar?

Accused's family

Name Title Relationship Age Occupation
Moffat, William Husband

Cases involving accused

Leslie,Beatrix  (1661)