Edward JOWSIE was born ABT 1660 in Edinburgh, UK. He died 23 NOV 1698 in Borrowstones, Midlothia, UK. He was the son of Robert JOWSIE of West Pans and Jonet ROTHAY.
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1711: Edward Jossy, Westpans, is granted a charter of "certain lands east of Magdalene Bridge" [Musselburgh]. On 17th July 1711, the magistrates of Musselburgh granted a charter of Westpans to Edward Jossy. His father, Robert Jossy, possessed the property previously.
1753: Drummore Manor, Wallyford Toll, Wallyford, Musselburgh, East Lothian, built c.1753 for lawyer Sir Hew Dalrymple, Lord Drummore (1690-1755). Drummore was previously known as Westpans [Estate] or Wester Pans, and belonged to a family of the name of Jossy.
1780: From Glasgow, Robert Bagnall came to East Lothian in 1780. He set up the Westpans Pottery near Levenhall. According to the Statistical History of Scotland (Volume 16 of 1795) this Westpans Pottery was situated "in a garden where three score years ago [c1735], stood the Mansion House of Westpans, then possessed by a family of the name of Joice, now extinct, whose estate was what is now called Drummore in the Parish of Prestonpans".