Edinburgh and Yester accounts. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1683-1716. (Creation)


  • 254 Leaves (Whole)



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    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Bills, 1696-1706, of Edinburgh merchants and tradesmen for various goods and provisions (folio 1);

    (ii) Bills, 1687-1703, for cloth, tailoring, etc. (folio 41);

    (iii) Bills of Edinburgh and Haddington tradesmen: shoemakers, 1683-1703 (folio 106); glover, 1688-1715 (folio 117); wigmaker, 1697 (folio 126); washers, 1691-1701 (folio 128);

    (iv) Bill, 1715, for five militia coats (folio 147);

    (v) Receipt, 1697, of payment for 'a dolphin table for writing’ (folio 148);

    (vi) Bills and receipts, 1698-1700, from pewterer, goldsmith, coppersmith and herald painter (folio 149);

    (vii) Bills, 1698-1716, for books, newspapers and postage expenses (folio 155);

    (viii) Carriers' bills, 1714-1715 (folio 159);

    (ix) Bills for horse and coach expenses: Bartholomew Gibson, farrier, Edinburgh, 1697-1700 (folio 162); David Denoon, saddler, Edinburgh, 1698-1699 (folio 168); William Brotherstone, harnessmaker, Edinburgh, 1698-1700 (folio 170); stablers, 1698-1708 (folio 173); coachmakers, 1700 (folio 186); receipt, 1702, by William Rodger, merchant, Edinburgh, of payment of two years rent for a coach house (folio 190);

    (x) Wrights' and masons' bills, 1714-1715, for building at Yester (folio 191);

    (xi) Disbound account book, 1713-1714, of the quarries at Garvald and Whittinghame (folio 198);

    (xii) Accounts and receipts, 1694-1715, of servants' and workmen's wages (folio 206);

    (xiii) Receipt, 1696, by John Sinclair, Minister of Bolton (folio 228);

    (xiv) Calculation, 1713, of the rent of the lordship of Yester, the produce of the parks and expenses (folio 229);

    (xv) Accounts, 1714-1715, of John Park, grieve (folio 231);

    (xvi) Timber valuations and accounts, 1714-1175 (folio 239);

    (xvii) Miscellaneous estate accounts, 1714-1715 (folio 247);

    (xviii) Legal account, 1698, with John Buchanan (folio 252).

  • Arrangement

    254 folios.