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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

John Oliphant

Personal details

Last nameOliphant
First nameJohn
TitleMr
Occupationadvocate
Officesubstitute Lord's Advocate
NotesInvolved in cases/trials in 1629, 1630, 1634 and 1645.

Cases involved in

Case Involvement
Burges,Margaret 27/1/1629 Commissioner

Trials involved in

Trial Involvement
Bathgate,Elizabeth  (trial date 4/6/1634) Prosecutor
Finnie,Agnes  (trial date 18/12/1644) Prosecutor
Hammiltoun,Alexander  (trial date 22/1/1630) Prosecutor
Oswald,Katharine  (trial date 11/11/ 1629) Prosecutor