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Copies by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton of manuscripts and documents of and relating to people and places in Aberdeen., Late 12th century-1567.

Identifier: Adv.MS.20.3.2

Scope and Contents

The volume consists of:

(i) copies on sheets watermarked between 1818 and 1824 of ‘Necrologia Ecclesie Cathedralis Aberdonensis’, which had been presented to the library of King`s College, Aberdeen in 1727. The original is briefly described (volume i, page lxxi) and extracts printed in ‘Registrum Episcopatus Aberdonensis’, 2 volumes, edited by C Innes (Spalding and Maitland Clubs, 1845) (folio 1);

(ii) copy, circa 1821, of the foundation charter of the Franciscan friary, 1471 (folio 161);

(iii) copies, 1816, of documents relating to the hospital of St Thomas the Martyr, 1469, 1508, 1550, 1553 (folios 169, 211, 252-256);

(iv) copies, on sheets watermarked between 1811 and 1824, of charters and other formal documents relating to St Nicholas`s Parish Church, 1469-1554 (folios 173-258 (passim));

(v) copies, 1796, 1816, circa 1824, of documents of and relating to inhabitants of (mostly concerning properties in) Aberdeen, late 12th century-1567 (folio 259).


  • Creation: Late 12th century-1567.


0.00 Linear metres (ii + 299 folios.)

Repository Details

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