Transcripts and extracts made at different times between 1796 and 1818, with a number made about 1824, of documents relating to collegiate churches, abbeys and other religious houses mostly in the west of Scotland, ranging in date from about 1200 to 1632 (most belonging to the 15th and 16th centuries). Most are by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, some of those made about 1796 and most of those made after 1818 being in other hands. Edit


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  • Circa 1200-1632. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii + 207 folios.



  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) copies, 1818, circa 1824, of documents relating to the diocese of Glasgow, circa 1200, 1315, 1450-1489 (folio 1);

    (ii) copy, circa 1824, of an undated charter in favour of Lindores Abbey (folio 11 verso);

    (iii) copies, mostly in another hand, circa 1821, of charters in favour of Paisley Abbey, 1378, 1451, 1488 (folio 13);

    (iv) copies, 1802, circa 1815, of documents relating to Dumbarton Collegiate Church, 1372, 1424-1612 (folio 24);

    (v) copies, 1796, 1811, of documents relating to the Franciscan friars at Dumfries, 1426-1592 (folio 108);

    (vi) extracts, mostly circa 1809, from cartularies of Holm Cultram Abbey, 14th century (folio 133);

    (vii) copy of charter in favour of the Praemonstratensian friars at Whithorn, 1326 (folio 172);

    (viii) copy, circa 1821, of a charter of the abbot of Sweetheart, 1558 (folio 176);

    (ix) copies, circa 1809, of documents relating to Kilmaurs Collegiate Church, 1502, 1563-1618 (folio 179);

    (x) copy of charter in favour of the abbot and monks of Crossraguel, early 14th century (folio 194);

    (xi) copy, 1811, of a document by the provost of Maybole Collegiate Church, 1632 (folio 195);

    (xii) copies, circa 1809, of documents relating to Kilwinning Abbey, 1426, 1617 (folio 203);

    (xiii) copy, ?late 18th century, of a charter to the burgh and church of Ayr, 1380 (folio 206).