Accounts and bills for building and structural repairs chiefly at Yester House, Gifford, and Tweeddale House. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1717-1762. (Creation)


  • 142 Leaves (Whole)



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  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Disbound account book, 1736, of Joseph Enzer for plaster and stucco work at Yester with 'Observations on Joseph Enzers Accompts' (folio 1);

    (ii) Glaziers' bills: George Rouchead, Gifford, 1727-1739 (folio 16); Alexander Burton, Edinburgh, 1736-1757 (folio 18); William Burn, Gifford, 1752-1762 (folio 27);

    (iii) Painters' bills: James and George Norrie, Edinburgh, 1736-1755 (folio 45); James Fisher, Gifford, 1759-1762 (folio 61);

    (iv) Accounts, 1717-1762, for building and structural repairs to farm buildings and tenants' houses (folio 64);

    (v) Accounts, 1717-1739, of lime furnished for building (folio 100);

    (vi) Building accounts for Garvald Manse, 1733, including a receipt by William Adam, and for Gifford Walk Mill, 1723-1724 (folio 104);

    (vii) Accounts, 1737, of William Adam for building the stables at Edinburgh (see also MS.14551) (folio 119);

    (viii) Discharge, 1740, of the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale's proportion of repairing the church and manse of Yester (folio 123);

    (ix) Quarriers' accounts, 1751-1760 (folio 124);

    (x) Miscellaneous building accounts, 1724-1760 (folio 135).

  • Arrangement

    142 folios.