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    Businesses (43)

    Organisations (122)

    Persons (912)

    Families (22)

    • Bellenden family, Barons Bellenden Broughton, Midlothian;Birsay, Orkney;Kerse, Stirlingshire;Linlithgow, West Lothian
    • Callander family of Ardkinglass Ardkinglass, Argyllshire;Lochgoilhead, Argyllshire;Craigforth, Stirlingshire;Stirling, Stirlingshire
    • Campbell family, baronets, of Barcaldine Barcaldine, Argyllshire
    • Crawfurd family of Cartsburn Cartsburn, Renfrewshire
    • Douglas-Hamilton, family, Dukes of Hamilton and Brandon Arbroath, Angus;Arran, Buteshire;Brodick, Buteshire;Stronach, Buteshire;Lennoxlove, East Lothian;North Uist, Inverness-shire;Avondale, Lanarkshire;Crawford, Lanarkshire;Dungavel, Lanarkshire;Hamilton, Lanarkshire;Holyrood House, Midlothian;Neilston, Renfrewshire;Polmont, Stirlingshire;Bo'ness, West Lothian;Kinneil, West Lothian;Weddicar, Cumberland;Ashton, Lancashire;Nether Wyresdale, Lancashire;Scotforth, Lancashire;Chelsea, Middlesex;Westminster, Middlesex;Bath, Somerset;Gerrard's Bromley, Staffordshire;Sandon, Staffordshire;Butley, Suffolk;Easton, Suffolk;Great Glemham, Suffolk;Holbrook, Suffolk;Rendlesham, Suffolk;Fonthill, Wiltshire;Milford, Wiltshire;Woodford, Wiltshire;Beckford, Worcestershire
    • Grant, Ogilvie- family, Earls of Seafield Balquholly, Aberdeenshire;Craigston, Aberdeenshire;Cushnie, Aberdeenshire;Hatton, Aberdeenshire;Knockleith, Aberdeenshire;Banff, Banffshire;Boyne, Banffshire;Cullen, Banffshire;Deskford, Banffshire;Fordyce, Banffshire;Keith, Banffshire;Portsoy, Banffshire;Rathven, Banffshire;Abernethy, Inverness-shire;Cromdale, Inverness-shire;Duthil, Inverness-shire;Rothiemurchus, Inverness-shire;Urquhart, Inverness-shire;Castle Grant, Moray;Dunphail, Moray;Elgin, Moray;Grantown, Moray;Moy, Moray;Mulben, Moray;Kilravock, Nairnshire;Mile End, Middlesex
    • Hackett family of Crawley Grange Crawley Grange, Buckinghamshire;North Crawley, Buckinghamshire;Tilton, Leicestershire
    • Hepburn family of Oldhamstocks Oldhamstocks, East Lothian
    • Johnstone family, baronets, of Westerhall Westerhall, Dumfriesshire;Grenada
    • Kerr, family, Marquesses of Lothian Mybster, Caithness-shire;Pitfirrane, Fife;Crawford, Lanarkshire;Glengonner, Lanarkshire;Easthouses, Midlothian;Edinburgh, Midlothian;Newbattle, Midlothian;Innerleithen, Peeblesshire;Ancrum, Roxburghshire;Crailing, Roxburghshire;Jedburgh, Roxburghshire;Monteviot, Roxburghshire;Oxnam, Roxburghshire;Melbourne, Derbyshire;Over Haddon, Derbyshire;Bere Ferrers, Devon;Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire;Lemsford, Hertfordshire;Hernhill, Kent;Castle Donington, Leicestershire;Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire;Sysonby, Leicestershire;Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire;Gedney, Lincolnshire;Holbeach, Lincolnshire;Moulton, Lincolnshire;Whaplode, Lincolnshire;Wilsford, Lincolnshire;London;Cranford, Middlesex;Gunnersbury, Middlesex;Marble Hill, Middlesex;Stanwell, Middlesex;Twickenham, Middlesex;Aldborough, Norfolk;Blickling, Norfolk;Briningham, Norfolk;Horsham St Faith, Norfolk;Hunworth, Norfolk;Matlask, Norfolk;Saxthorpe, Norfolk;Stody, Norfolk;Wymondham, Norfolk;Duston, Northamptonshire;Beauvale, Nottinghamshire;Greasley, Nottinghamshire;Selston, Nottinghamshire;Hopton, Staffordshire;Ingestre, Staffordshire;Mendlesham, Suffolk;Marshgate House, Surrey;Bolsterstone, Yorkshire;Langsett, Yorkshire;Bellaghy, County Londonderry
    • Miller family of Glenlee Glenlee, Kirkcudbrightshire
    • Murray family, baronets, of Stanhope Stanhope, Peeblesshire
    • Murray, family, Earls of Mansfield Alloa, Clackmannanshire;Sauchie, Clackmannanshire;Schaw Park, Clackmannanshire;Cockpool, Dumfriesshire;Comlongon, Dumfriesshire;Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire;Balvaird, Fife;Kippo, Fife;Arngask, Perthshire;Logiealmond, Perthshire;Lynedoch, Perthshire;Scone, Perthshire;Anderton, Cheshire;Bradbourne, Derbyshire;Gosfield, Essex;Hampstead, Middlesex;Highgate, Middlesex;Kenwood, Middlesex;Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire
    • Murray, Stewart- family, Dukes of Atholl Balnaguard, Perthshire;Blairington, Perthshire;Blair Atholl, Perthshire;Dunkeld, Perthshire;Glencarse, Perthshire;Mukkersy, Perthshire;Strowan, Perthshire;Tullibardine, Perthshire;Banner Cross, Derbyshire;Westminster, Middlesex
    • Ogilvy, family, Earls of Airlie Airlie, Angus;Auchterhouse, Angus;Clova, Angus;Cortachy, Angus;Glenisla, Angus;Glenprosen, Angus;Lintrathen, Angus;Bargany, Ayrshire;Banff, Banffshire;Ferry Pen, Jamaica;Alyth, Perthshire;Cluny, Perthshire;Keltie, Perthshire;Airth, Stirlingshire
    • Oswald family of Cavens and Auchincruive Auchincruive, Ayrshire;Cavens, Kirkcudbrightshire
    • Pitcairn family of Forfar Forfar, Angus
    • Sempill family of Beltrees Beltrees, Renfrewshire
    • Steuart family, baronets, of Coltness Coltness, Lanarkshire
    • Stuart, family, Dukes of Lennox Tarbolton, Ayrshire;Balloch, Dunbartonshire;Inchmurrin, Dunbartonshire;St Andrews, Fife;Methven, Perthshire;Darnley, Renfrewshire;Inchinnan, Renfrewshire;Neilston, Renfrewshire;Dunipace, Stirlingshire;Boarstall, Buckinghamshire;Brill, Buckinghamshire;Leighton Bromswold, Huntingdonshire;Cobham, Kent;Strood, Kent;Bletchingdon, Oxfordshire;Watton, Yorkshire;County Cavan;County Donegal;Aubigny, France
    • Tollemache family, Earls of Dysart: Ham House estate Ham House, Surrey
    • Don-Wauchope family, baronets, of Edmonstone and Newton Edmonstone, Midlothian

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (19)

    • NRA 38155 Adelpho-Theological Society link to online catalogue
    • NRA 24825 Sir Edward Victor Appleton, physicist: corresp and papers
    • NRA 38154 John Baillie, theologian: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 13028 Joseph Black, professor of chemistry and medicine: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 38158 David Bogue, Congregational minister and missionary educator: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 30496 Archibald Campbell Craig, biblical scholar: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 19940 Daniel J Cunningham, professor of anatomy: corresp and papers
    • NRA 19941 John Cunningham, specialist in tropical medicine: papers
    • NRA 21374 Norman McOmish Dott, neurological surgeon: corresp and papers
    • NRA 43301 Edinburgh Indian Association link to online catalogue
    • NRA 25088 Edinburgh University Library: misc accessions
    • NRA 9505 Edinburgh University Library: scientific MSS (Sir Archibald Geikie and Sir Charles Lyell papers)
    • NRA 38159 Betty D Gibson, missionary: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 27817 Robert Murray McCheyne, minister and hymn writer: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 10822 Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, printers and publishers, Edinburgh link to online catalogue
    • NRA 27752 Royal Public Dispensary of Edinburgh link to online catalogue
    • NRA 12608 Christian Salvesen & Co, shipowners, Leith link to online catalogue
    • NRA 42535 Michael Meredith Swann, Baron Swann, biologist: corresp and papers
    • NRA 30966 Wood, Brown and Graham families of Edinburgh: business and family corresp and papers


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