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Arbroath Abbey (Order of Tiron)

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Date: 1230-1800
Places:
  • Arbroath, Angus
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Other monastic orders
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C9549 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O60376 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1254-1793: records of abbey, commendator and lordship of Arbroath 1254-1793, incl writs and tacks 15th-18th cent, extract from perambulation of lands 1254, rental 1531
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 17164

See HMC 2nd Report, p186
2
1348-17th cent: deeds (from 14th cent), rental (1531) and other estate papers
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 17164
3
1450-1715: deeds (mainly of Lord Hamilton as 'commendator') 1550-77
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10979 Hamilton

See HMC 1st Report, p113; HMC 21: 11th Report, App VI, pp 30, 44-6, 63-9, 164; HMC 21: Duke of Hamilton
4
c1230-1615: indenture with Balmerino abbey c1230
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10983
5
1570-1606: state papers re erection of abbey into lordship for Lord Hamilton
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10979 Hamilton

See HMC 1st Report, p113; HMC 21: 11th Report, App VI, pp 30, 44-6, 63-9, 164; HMC 21: Duke of Hamilton
6
c1288-1500: 'Registrum Vetus' cartulary (14th cent)
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (nos 1118, 1120)
7
16th-18th cent: register (16th cent) and transcripts (18th cent) of same
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no 1119)
8
fragment of register
Dundee City Archives
See Davis Cartularies (no 1117);Accessions to repositories 1987. Previously in SRO (GD130 - see Keeper's
9
c1578: rental
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10128 Chalmers
10
1593-1594: estate rental and accounts
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 29181 Ogilvy

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [76a]

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