Papers of the Beveridge Family of Kirkaldy, Fife, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Indenture between Albert Kennedy Beveridge of Windsor and Henry Beveridge of Kirkcaldy, concerning the settlement fund of Elizabeth Sarah Beveridge 1863, indenture between Henry Beveridge and Henry Beveridge, the younger, concerning the settlement fund of Elizabeth Sarah Beveridge 1865. Both indentures are on the same document

Administrative / Biographical History

Little is known of the Beveridge family or their business. Albert Kennedy Beveridge , a corporal in the Royal Horse Guards at Windsor, Berkshire, England, decided to go to New Zealand in 1863  and to cover his expenses he sold his indenture to his brother Henry Beveridge of Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland . Henry Beveridge passed on this indenture in turn to his son Henry in 1865  .


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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Acquisition Information

Loan : Business Archives Council : 1962

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Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1791).

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This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

This material was originally held by the Business Records Association (reference BRA 641) who transferred it to the Business Archives Council who transferred it to the Economic History Department, Glasgow University. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.


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Additional Information

This material is original

Title element altered by Jenny Cooknell , Assistant Archivist, 6 September 1999