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Birth certificates.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Formal documents certifying the date and place of persons' births and their parentage, as issued by an official in charge of such records.

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Certificates of birth of three of the children of Ridley H Herschell.

Identifier: Ch.15469-15471
Scope and Contents

Consists of birth certificates of: Ghetal 1833 (later Burdon-Sanderson), Esther 1834, and Mary 1836 (later Cunliffe).

Dates: 1833-1836.

Family and miscellaneous papers of Charles Murray., 1866-?1941, undated.

Identifier: MS.27285
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Family papers of the Murray and Robbie families, 1866-1926, undated (folio 1). They include genealogical material and a few family letters. (ii) Miscellaneous papers of Charles Murray, 1890-?1941, undated (folio l9).

Dates: 1866-?1941, undated.

Family correspondence and documents of Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson., 1844-1954, undated.

Identifier: MS.9347
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Letter, 1896, of Herbert Grierson to Mary Ogston, his future wife. (Folio 1.)(ii) Letters, 1912, of Grierson to his wife describing a tour he made of the Burns country. (Folio 3.)(iii) Letters, 1942-1943, of Grierson to his daughter Flora, concerning family and personal matters; also two letters, 1942, of Molly Dickins to her sister Flora Grierson. (Folio 11).(iv) Letters, 1930-1936, undated, of Mary Grierson to...
Dates: 1844-1954, undated.

Further papers of and relating to the Douglas of Cavers family.

Identifier: Acc.13843/1-13
Content Description

Family papers including correspondence, formal documents, commonplace book, genealogical notes, miscellaneous writings, photographs, and estate papers

Dates: 1712-1947, undated.

Genealogical notes of Sidney Cramer.

Identifier: Acc.9063
Scope and Contents

Includes copies and extracts from birth, marriage and death certificates, with notes and temple ordinance data.

Dates: 1904-1970.

Legal documents of the Geddes and Stivenson families., 1808-1933.

Identifier: MS.10604
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of birth and baptismal certificates of Alexander and Jessie Geddes, wills and other legal documents of John Stivenson, Geddes's grandfather, and Geddes's own wills and executory papers.

Dates: 1808-1933.

Letters, 1924, of David Hay Fleming and Alexander Carlyle to John A Fairley.

Identifier: Acc.4755
Scope and Contents

With photocopies of births, late 18th century, of members of the Welsh family.

Dates: circa 1760-circa 1799, 1924.

Marriage and birth certificates in Quaker form mostly concerning members of the family of Meade, merchant tailors in London., 1675-1691.

Identifier: Ch.10470-10474
Scope and Contents From the Series: The charters of the Minto family include titles to all the lands owned by the family in Roxburghshire, Fife, and Angus. The Roxburghshire titles include a few from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries but they and the Angus titles are not numerous until the seventeenth century. The earliest Fife titles however go back to the twelfth century, and the series is virtually complete from then until modern times.The lands of Headshaw were acquired by Sir Gilbert Elliot, 1st Baronet,...
Dates: 1675-1691.

Miscellaneous formal documents., 1800-1858.

Identifier: MS.7513
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: George Combe was educated at Edinburgh High School and at Edinburgh University, where he studied law; he became a Writer to the Signet in 1812. At this time he began to study the phrenological works of Franz Josef Gall and Johann Kaspar Spurzheim, and soon became a fervent advocate of that science. In 1837 he gave up his legal practice to devote himself to spreading the causes of phrenology, secular education, and criminal and prison reform, travelling widely in Europe and America. His views...
Dates: 1800-1858.

Miscellaneous papers of the 9th and 10th Marquesses of Tweeddale., 1857-1898, undated.

Identifier: MS.14535
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Will of the 9th Marquess of Tweeddale and papers concerning the executry of the 8th Marquess of Tweeddale, 1874-1876 (folio 1);(ii) Birth certificate, 1886, of Lord Arthur Vincent Hay (folio 28);(iii) Printed election addresses, 1865, 1868, of the 10th Marquess of Tweeddale to the electors of Taunton and East Lothian (folio 29);(iv) Official papers, 1890-1898, of the 10th Marquess of Tweeddale as Lord High...
Dates: 1857-1898, undated.

Miscellaneous papers of the Dunlop family., 1635-20th century.

Identifier: MS.9303
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Birth-brieve, 1635, of Isabel Hay, daughter of Francis, 9th Earl of Erroll (folio 1);(ii) Part of 'A memorial of the most rare and wonderful thingis in Scotland', 17th century, concerning Orkney (folio 12);(iii) Letters, circa 1641-1642, to Charles I on political matters (folio 14);(iv) Translations, 20th century, of documents concerning William More, a preacher, 1648 (folio 18);(v) Keys to ciphers,...
Dates: 1635-20th century.

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Blythe family., 1859-1978, undated.

Identifier: Acc.11021/219-223
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Correspondence, accounts, diaries, and miscellaneous papers, 1861-1993, largely of and relating to Barberfield Farm, near Haddington, East Lothian. With personal correspondence, accounts, and photographs of Charles Blythe, Farmer, and his family, 1861-1993.Charles Blythe became tenant of Barberfield Farm in 1904 in partnership with his brother-in-law, William Millar, Draper, Tranent. In 1928, Blythe took on the lease of the neighbouring Heatheryhall Farm. Previously, he had been...
Dates: 1859-1978, undated.

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Rennie family and to the firm of John and George Rennie., 1788-1915, 1928.

Identifier: MS.19953
Scope and Contents

These papers include the birth certificates of John Rennie's children, typescript copies of some early family letters (photocopies of the originals are in MS.19966, folios 12-52), papers concerning the possible purchase of Phantassie, 1896, 1912, and a history of the firm of J and G Rennie from its foundation to its dissolution in 1862.

Dates: 1788-1915, 1928.

Miscellaneous printed items., 1899-1982, undated.

Identifier: Acc.10248/187-197
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

Includes photocopies of correspondence and other papers of and concerning Linklater.

Dates: 1899-1982, undated.

Other correspondence and papers of Lady and Lord Tweedsmuir., Circa 1911-circa 1998.

Identifier: Acc.11884/282-359
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: These papers provide a very full and extensive record of the political and public career of Lady Tweedsmuir, particularly of Scottish politics from 1945 to 1974, and of foreign policy in the early 1970s in her areas of responsibility as Minister of State, for example, the 'Cod War' dispute with Iceland. Business papers include some relating to her directorship of the transatlantic Cunard Line, and the construction and launching of RMS ‘Queen Elizabeth 2’. Some papers of Lord Tweedsmuir,...
Dates: Circa 1911-circa 1998.

Papers of the 9th, 10th and 11th Marquesses of Tweeddale., 1865-1915, undated.

Identifier: MSS.14535-14538
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers catalogued here are especially rich in political material, 17th century-19th century, in estate and local affairs correspondence and papers, 16th century-20th century, in financial and legal material, 15th century-20th century, and in personal, household and estate accounts, 17th century-19th century. There is material concerning India in the correspondence and papers of the 8th, 9th and 10th Marquesses of Tweeddale, and concerning the Peninsular War in the correspondence and...
Dates: 1865-1915, undated.

Papers relating to genealogical research carried out by James Johnston into his family history. , 1970, 1981-1984, 1991, 2001-2003.

Identifier: Acc.13818/519-532
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Major-General James Johnston was born in Edinburgh in August 1939. He was educated at George’s Watson’s College, Welbeck College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which he was commissioned in July 1959 into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He underwent postgraduate training at the Royal Military Academy of science and REME Officers School. His training was completed by 1965 and he served several appointments as commanding officer within Germany and the United...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970, 1981-1984, 1991, 2001-2003.

Personal and miscellaneous papers of Andrew Stuart., 1746-1791.

Identifier: MS.8325
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Papers, 1746-1759, concerning Andrew Stuart's legal training, including his contract of apprenticeship, and his admission to the Society of Writers to the Signet (folio 1);(ii) Inventories, 1767-1787, of personal and household possessions (folio 12).(iii) Catalogues and lists of books, 1771-1783 (folio 54).(iv) Accounts of household expenses, 1775-1777 (folio 92).(v) Accounts of horse and carriage...
Dates: 1746-1791.

Personal correspondence and papers of Alastair Trevor Clark., [1923]-2005.

Identifier: Acc.12598/11-29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers concern Alastair Trevor Clark’s writing and colonial duties from the beginning of his career in 1949 until the end of his professional career in 1990. They relate to colonial relations within Nigeria and other countries including Hong Kong and the Solomon Islands. The papers comprise letters, manuscript, articles, printed material, maps, government documents, despatches, press cuttings, photographs and reprints of articles.

Dates: [1923]-2005.

Personal papers of James Leslie Mitchell., 1901-1935, undated.

Identifier: Acc.10966/1-2
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

Includes personal documents, publishing agreements, royalty statements and related correspondence. These papers are mostly concerned with the administration of James Leslie Mitchell's (Lewis Grassic Gibbon) literary estate following his death in 1935, firstly by his wife, Ray Mitchell, and subsequently by his daughter, Rhea Martin.

Dates: 1901-1935, undated.