Family papers of the 1st Earl of Tweeddale. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1622-1658, undated. (Creation)


  • 83 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Genealogical account of the 1st Earl of Dunfermline's children, 1622 (folio 1);

    (ii) Account of the teinds of Denovan, Broomage and Lochlan belonging to the 2nd Earl of Linlithgow, 1622-1623, 1625 (folios 5);

    (iii) Financial papers, 1622-1627, including accounts, concerning Sir William Hay of Linplum (folio 5);

    (iv) Financial papers, 1626-1635, undated, concerning the 1st Earl of Seaforth (folio 17);

    (v) Marriage contract, 1638, between Anna, daughter of Sir William Hay of Linplum, and Colonel James Lothian (folio 26);

    (vi) Will, 1644, of Lady Grizel Seton (folio 28);

    (vii) Dispositions, 1646, of plenishing and tacks by Lady (Margaret) Ker to her grandchildren, the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale and Lady Baird of Newbyth (folio 30);

    (viii) Papers, 1649-1658, undated, concerning provision for the 1st Earl of Tweeddale’s wife and children (folio 39).

  • Arrangement

    83 folios.