On 20/Dec/1563, he received a Charter from his uncle, William Chisholm, Bishop of Dunblane, for Potterhill, near Perth, pending references to the Pope. The Charter was not confirmed until 22/Jan/1566.
Burgess of Perth: 1566 and 18/Jan/1567
In Council: 1569, 1571, 1572, 1573.
Appointed Sheriff-Depute of Perthshire by John, Earl of Montrose on 05/Oct/1585
Mariot was the daughter of Adam Blackwood, Merchant Burgess of Perth.