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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD184
Title Papers of the family of Dickson of Hartree
Dates 1424-1872
Access status Open
Location On site
Description The collection comprises mainly of titles to lands, including the lands of Hartree, Culter, Kilbucho, Annieston, and Staine, and to the families of Brown of Hartree, Dickson of Hartree and Kilbucho, Menzies of Culterallers, and Muirhead of Persilands. The identification of the titles to lands is enhanced by an extensive collection of inventories of writs. There is also a substantial quantity of material concerning individual legal cases, both manuscript and printed, an interesting set of military commissions, and several manuscript notebooks containing notes on theology and philosophy as well as notes on sermons preached in various Edinburgh churches towards the end of the 17th century.
Level Fonds
Admin history The Dickson family were associated with the lands of Hartree from the early 17th century onwards, having been acquired from the Browns of Hartree, whose association with Hartree dates back to the early 15th century.
Arrangement The collection is arranged in the following series:

GD184/1 Titles to lands
GD184/2 Other legal papers
GD184/3 Estate and household papers
GD184/4 Other financial papers
GD184/5 Ecclesiastical
GD184/6 Local Administration (none)
GD184/7 Military and naval
GD184/8 National Public affairs (none)
GD184/9 General correspondence (none)
GD184/10 Other sections
GD184/11 Miscellaneous papers
GD184/12 Plans (none)
Finding aids Paper and electronic catalogues available in the NAS.
Format Text
Language English
Related material GD363

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