Legal papers of the family of Dundas of Dundas. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1655-1741. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    137 folios.



  • Scope and Contents

    The contents of the volume are as follows:

    (i) Process between John Fairholm of Craigiehall and George Dundas of Dundas concerning the building of a seat in Dalmeny kirk, 1655-1660 (folio 1).

    (ii) Process at the instance of Jean Dundas of Dundas against George Dundas of Dundas concerning her jointure, 1687-1697, preceded by a typed list of documents (for the final item of which see Adv.MS.80.3.50) (folio 30).

    (iii) Minutes concerning action by George Wilson of Plewlands against the Laird of Dundas and others, 1694 (folio 90).

    (iv) Informations concerning action by George Dundas of Dundas against William Dundas, merchant in Edinburgh, concerning his claim to the estate of Dundas, ?1706 (folio 93).

    (v) Answers for George Dundas of Dundas to the petition of George Hill, concerning passage-boats on the Queensferry, 1721 (folio 101).

    (vi) Memorial and queries concerning action by Alexander Irvine of Saphock against George Dundas of Dundas, 1729 (folio 105).

    (vii) Process between George Dundas of Dundas and Ludovick Douglas, younger of Garvald, concerning the repair of tenants` houses, 1734 (folio 107).

    (viii) Papers concerning action by James Dundas of Castlecary against William Dundas, Physician, 1741 (folio 125).

  • Related Materials

    Adv.MS.80.3.50: Household and personal account books of the family of Dundas of Dundas: accounts of legal expenses.