Margaret Sinkler's music-book, containing a collection of chiefly Scottish airs. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
MS.3296 [Glen.143(i)]
Level of Description


  • 1710. (Creation)


  • 73 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    iv + 69 folios. The volume is in two parts, one running from folio 1 to folio 57, the other backwards from folio 69 to folio 58. Between the two parts several leaves have been cut out.

  • Custodial History

    On folio 69 verso is the inscription, 'Margaret Sinkler aught this musick book, written by Andrew Adam at Glasgow, October, the 31 day, 1710'- Other owners were George Kincaid, Glasgow, 1717 (folios iv verso, i), and Dr George Kincaid Pitcairn, Edinburgh, 1829 (folios 69 verso, 57 verso, and elsewhere). The name of Mrs Anne Crookshank or Crookshanks also occurs (folio 1).

  • General

    The manuscript described here is part of the Glen Collection held in the printed book collections of the Library. As such, the resource is to be requested under printed book request procedures. A description may not be available in the printed book catalogue, in which case please consult reading room staff when requesting the resource.