Papers of Sir Robert Strange, the engraver, and his brother-in-law, Andrew Lumisden, secretary to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, encompassing the period from the '45 Rebellion to the early 19th century, with some earlier family documents and later genealogical material. Edit




  • 1655-1955, undated. (Creation)


  • 17 Volumes (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Bibliography

    The collection was fairly extensively used by James Dennistoun of Dennistoun for his ‘Memoirs of Sir Robert Strange and ... Andrew Lumisden’, 2 volumes (London, 1855).

  • Related Materials

    For charters taken from these papers, see Ch.10674-10683.

    For additional material relating to Lumisden and Strange, see MSS.2898-2902.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1969, 1974.

  • Custodial History

    MSS.14260-14262, 14263 (part), 14266, 14269 (part), presented, 1969, by Mrs G E Beck, Farnham, Surrey; the rest, presented, 1974, by Mrs I F Westlake, Farnham.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.14253-14259. Strange family Papers. MSS.14260-14265. Lumisden Papers. MSS.14266-14268. Miscellaneous Jacobite papers. MS.14269. Miscellaneous correspondence.