Account book of Duncan Dewar, student at St Andrews, 1819-1827.

Scope and Content

Memorandum book of the expenses incurred between 1819 and 1827 by Duncan Dewar while a student at the University of St Andrews.

Administrative / Biographical History

Duncan Dewar (1801-1868) was the son of a crofter, Duncan Dewar, at Ballinlaggan, Kenmore. He studied at the United College of St Andrews University from 1819 to 1923, and then spent a further 4 years studying divinity at St Mary's College. He was licensed by Dunkeld presbytery and spent his working life as minister of Dull, from 1839 until his death in 1868.


Single item

Conditions Governing Access

By appointment with the Keeper of Manuscripts. Access to records containing confidential information may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the University Library by the Trustees of Miss Scott Lang, 1 May 1937.


Call number used to be ms141

Other Finding Aids

Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Notebook. Binding: paperPaper: 10x16cm

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Custodial History

Formerly in the possession of Miss Scott Lang.




Printed with commentary by Sir Peter Redford Scott Lang, Duncan Dewar, a student at St Andrews 100 years ago: his Accounts, Glasgow, 1926.