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Rentals. Records (documents).

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: A type of manuscript ledger or register used to list a person's lands and properties and the rents paid on each of them by specified tenants. Source: Beal, Peter. 'Dictionary of English manuscript terminology, 1450-2000'. (2008).

Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

Antiquarian papers of Patrick Chalmers (died 1854)., 1st quarter of 19th century-3rd quarter of 19th century.

Identifier: MS.15471
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Papers on field antiquities, especially sculptured stones. (Folio 1.) (ii) Papers concerning documentary research. The papers are chiefly transcripts of charters and writs concerning Angus. Included in this section is an essay by Patrick Chalmers entitled 'Remarks on the law of the burghs' (folio 26); a list of churches within the Deanery of Angus and the Diocese of St Andrews (folio 40); a note on the public library in Montrose (folio 78); transcripts of...
Dates: 1st quarter of 19th century-3rd quarter of 19th century.

Collection of late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century accounts of places in Scotland, partly compiled by Sir John Skene, Lord Curriehill.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.3.15
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i)-(ix) Accounts compiled by Sir John Skene.(i) ‘Ane tabill and repertour of the Cheker Rollis [...] collectit and put in ordour conforme to the number and ordour of Kingis [...] be Mr Jhone Skene [...] 1595.’ (ii) ‘Ane particular and perfyte rentall ... collectit be Maister Johne Skene Clerk of the Register. 1595.’ (iii) ‘The rentall buik of the propertis.’ (iv) ‘Computa et libri thesaurariorum.’ (v) ‘Libri responsionum.’ (vi) ‘Libri...
Dates: Late 16th century-17th century.

Copies by Sir James Balfour of chiefly rentals of Church and Crown lands in Scotland.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.3.16
Scope and Contents The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: a.1.22.Some of the items in this manuscript may have been copied from Adv.MS.34.2.17: Copies of papers concerning the Exchequer and King’s rent.The contents are as follows: 1. Rentals of benefices, 1561; 2. Kings Rents & Casualties, 1628; 3. The contributions to the Lords of Session; 4. Compt of taxation of £100,000, 1593; 5. The rent paid to the king out of the...
Dates: 16th century-1628.

Correspondence and papers of the Campbell family of Inverneill.

Identifier: Acc.14395
Content Description

The archive of the Campbell family of Inverneill formerly kept in Canna House, Isle of Canna. It comprises correspondence and papers mainly of the 18th century, including he the business correspondence of various family members in military or government positions. There is also a component of estate papers concerning estates around Kintyre.

Dates: 18th-19th century, the bulk dating from the 18th century.

Documents concerning the Duke of Douglas, with notes of the Reverend Dr John Struthers, Minister of Prestonpans., 1755-1758.

Identifier: MS.2126
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: 'Scheme of ... the Duke of Douglas his real and personal Estate, containing also an accompt of the family debts paid ... and of money laid out on purchases or lent out on bonds', 1755 (folio 3); "Rental of ... his Grace's whole estates in the shires of Lanerk and Renfrew for the cropt and year 1757 &c. and of the lands ... in the shire of Air for cropt 1758 &c." (folio 11); with some notes by Dr Struthers.

Dates: 1755-1758.

Documents concerning the estates of Castlemilk and Torrance., 1662-1907.

Identifier: MS.5335
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Letters, 1673-1907 (folio 1);(ii) Rentals of the estates of Glassford, 1662-1682, Fossoway, 1756-1757, and Torrance, 1796-1799 (folio 18);(iii) Inventory of Torrance papers, 1799 (folio 53);(iv) Accounts, 1670-1680, 1712, undated (folio 61), and other financial papers, 1672-1734, undated (folio 78), chiefly concerning the estates of Glassford (of which James Stuart of Torrance was chamberlain) and Torrance;...
Dates: 1662-1907.

Draughtsmen's and surveyor's bills, various accounts, and rent receipts concerning Thomas Telford., 1814-1834.

Identifier: MS.19973
Scope and Contents

The conents are as follows. (i) Draughtsmen's and surveyor's bills, 1819-1833. These cover all the works on which Thomas Telford was engaged in the last fifteen years of his life. (Folio 1.) (ii) Booksellers' accounts, 1826-1834. (Folio 73.) (iii) Bankers', lawyer’s and stabler’s accounts, and rent receipts, 1814-1834. (Folio 135.)

Dates: 1814-1834.

Early 16th-century manuscript of the accounts of the Bishopric of Dunkeld, covering the years 1506-1517.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.1.1
Scope and Contents Manuscript written in Scotland containing the accounts of the Bishopric of Dunkeld for the years 1506-1517. The manuscript is the work of one hand and was probably written contemporaneously with the record.The work is not complete and there are leaves wanting at the end of the volume, as well as in places throughout. Many of the folios are damaged with loss of text, particularly at the beginning and end of the volume, and these have been repaired and mounted on paper. The...
Dates: Early 16th century.

Early 17th-century manuscript of copies of various historical and legal papers made for Thomas Hamilton, 1st Earl of Haddington, with material covering the years 1400-1626.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.2.16
Scope and Contents Manuscript written in Scotland in the early 17th century, before 1637, for Thomas Hamilton, 1st Earl of Haddington. The volume consists of copies and extracts of various historical and legal works.The full contents are listed below, primarily taken from Dolezalek's census and the 'Historical Catalogue' record. Any gaps in the foliation refer to blank sheets or sheets used for titles and headings.Extracts of the rental book of the Abbey of Dunfermline. This is printed...
Dates: Early 17th century, before 1637.