Family tree of Christie of Ferrybank, 1902.

Scope and Content

Typescript of the family tree of the Christie family.

Beginning with Andrew Christie of Ferrybank, 'town clerk of Cupar', [Fife], who married Margaret, daughter of Charles Dempster, banker of St Andrews [Fife] by whom he had eleven sons and five daughters, with details of their marriages etc. No dates given.Appended is a manuscript memorandum of the service history of Major General John Christie of the Indian Army, January 1903.

Additionally, a Xerox copy of a typescript, in the possession of Mrs G Jack, of a genealogy of the Christie family of Ferrybank, compiled c.1980, giving information supplementary to the above.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ralph Richardson was commissary clerk and probate registrar in Edinburgh, and compiled the family tree. He had married Melville Elizabeth Fleming, a granddaughter of Melville Christie.


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Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Purchased 27 December 1947

Other Finding Aids

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

String binding in blue folder.Paper: 20x26.8cm. Illuminated title page.

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 hands of Ralph Richardson, WS of Edinburgh.



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