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Papers of James Maidment concerning the peerages of Glencairn and Buchan., Early 18th century, 19th century.

Identifier: MS.5266

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Transcript, undated, with commentary by James Maidment, of ‘A genealogical account of the family of Glencairn’, a manuscript assigned by Maidment to the early 18th century and possibly to Robert Mylne. (folio 1);

(ii) Notes, apparently by Maidment, on baronies within the earldom of Buchan (folio 40); with one leaf (folio 85) describing the peerage, published in ‘Collectanea genealogica’.


  • Creation: Early 18th century, 19th century.

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85 Leaves


85 folios.


Maidment, James. ‘Collectanea genealogica’ (Edinburgh, 1883).

Repository Details

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