Family papers, chiefly of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, of the Stuarts of Castlemilk and the Stuarts of Torrance. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.5320-5404

Dates

  • Late 15th century-Early 20th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 85 Volumes (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1940, by Madam Stuart Stevenson, Culter, Lanarkshire.

  • Arrangement

    The papers fall into two main sections, the first being Castlemilk and Torrance muniments, the second being the personal and legal papers of Andrew Stuart of Craigthorn and Castlemilk, Writer to the Signet, in whose person the two estates were for a time united.

  • Scope and Contents

    Both families were descended from Archibald Stuart of Castlemilk and Fynart (died 1660).

  • Separated Materials

    For charters, deeds and other formal documents relating to these families and their properties, see Ch.4549-4762.

    For further papers of the families of Stuart of Castlemilk and Stuart of Torrance, see also MSS.8190-8462 and Ch.7713-8429.

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