Records of J A & J L Campbell & Lamond, solicitors, Edinburgh, Scotland

Scope and Content

Records of J A & J L Campbell, solicitors:

  • Financial records 1769-1833;
  • Correspondence 1802-1848;
  • Notes and documents relating to legal cases 1810-1889;

Legal case records include:

Administrative / Biographical History

J A & J L Campbell & Lamond , solicitors, Edinburgh, Scotland, were established at 2 Albyn Place, Edinburgh, Scotland. Subsequently they moved to 1 Thistle Court, Edinburgh. The firm acted as agents for, amongst others, the Commercial Banking Company of Scotland , and for the MacDonald family of the Isles of Skye and North Uist, Scotland. From 1958  , they became associated with Thomson, Dickson and Shaw, solicitors, Edinburgh.


This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by function and/or format. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Loan : Thomson, Dickson & Shaw and JA & JL Campbell & Lamond, CS, Edinburgh: 1962

Other Finding Aids

Manual file list level available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1712) and London (NRA21741)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

Deposited by Thomson, Dickson & Shaw, WS in 1962 with the Economic History Department, Glasgow University. Management of the collection was transferred to the Glasgow University Archives in 1975.


None expected

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See source list on Solicitors available via at Glasgow University Archive Services source list page.

J A J L Campbell & Lamond were solicitors for the following companies whose records survive:

GB 0248 UGD 037/2 Records of the MacDonald family of the Isles of Skye and North Uist, Scotland.

GB 0248 UGD 037/3 Records of Archibald Arrol.

GB 0248 UGD 037/5 Records of Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd.

GB 0248 UGD 037/6/3-4 Records of the Commissioners of the New Edinburgh Gaol and County Court Rooms.

GB 0248 UGD 037/6/5-6 Records of Watkins and A J Penn.

National Archives of Scotland (GB 234) Writs

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Additional Information

This material is original

Collection catalogued by Alison Jasper, Archives Assistant, June 1998, Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 8 November 1999, and Lesley Richmond, Acting Director, 3 March 2000. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Semple, Administration Assistant, 1 August 2002. Edited by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 22 December 2011.

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