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Personal and estate papers of the Willison family of Perthshire and Lanarkshire, including farming notebooks, private correspondence and family documents; with family history and genealogical papers compiled by Ralph Willison Simmonds.

Identifier: Acc.11049/1-76

Scope and Contents

Papers of the Willison family, who farmed in both Lanarkshire and Perthshire, covering personal and business matters. The collection includes a detailed family history and genealogy composed by Ralph Willison Simmonds (Edinburgh 1989), detailed transcripts and a booklet with historical notes: The Willisons of South Lanarkshire (Edinburgh, 1994), also by Mr Willison - see Acc.11049/1 and Acc.11049/76.


  • Creation: Circa 1757-1994, undated.


Language of Materials

Mostly in English with some Gaelic. Other languages may also be present.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


76 Consultation units

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1994, by R Simmonds, Edinburgh.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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