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August 1st 1674

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Observing the Sabbath

“The minister getting knowledge that the saboth is not weel keeped and observed by many in the town of Alight (Alyth) in that they send their cairts to the hil for pets (peats) befor sabbaths midnight. Therefor it is enacted by ordinance of the session that if any member of the session shal suffer his cairt to goe to the hil befor the said tim he shal be put of his chairg and his servant shal be punished with al others who shal doe the like as the session shal think fitting.” 
Session minute from Alyth Parish Church

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