Midlothian Council Archives

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Dalkeith Library
2 White Hart Street
EH22 1AE

Correspondence address:

Midlothian Council,
Midlothian House,
Buccleuch Street,
Dalkeith EH22 1DN

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Telephone: 0131 663 2083

Email: local.studies@midlothian.gov.uk

Open: Monday 9.30-8.15, Tuesday 1-8.15; Wednesday 9.30-1, Thursday 9.30-8.15, Friday 9.30-5, Saturday 9.30-1

  • Proof of identity required
  • Readers ticket required

Guides to their collections can be found on their website

  • Disabled access: fully accessible, but no public toilets
  • Reprographics: scanning and photocopying in colour and black and white. Microfilm printing is also available
  • ARCHON code: 584

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    Collections information

    Businesses (1)

    Organisations (29)

    Families (3)

    • Don-Wauchope family, baronets, of Edmonstone and Newton Edmonstone, Midlothian
    • Inglis family, baronets, of Cramond Cramond, Midlothian
    • 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

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (4)

    • NRA 20865 Robert E Black: Glencorse and Penicuik local history collection
    • NRA 10134 Don-Wauchope family, baronets, of Edmonstone: family and estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 26051 Midlothian Council Archives: misc accessions
    • NRA 44830 William Sommerville & Son Ltd, paper makers, Penicuik


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