Records of Shuttle Lane Mission, Aberdeen

Scope and Content

Penny bank books of Shuttle Lane Mission, comprising cash books, 1898 - 1913, and records of transactions, 1893 - 1902.

Administrative / Biographical History

The United Free Church Mission of Shuttle Lane was situated in Shuttle Lane, off King Street, Aberdeen, c 1893 - 1913.


Arranged by record type, and chronologically therein

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature accepting conditions of use at reader registration sheet

Acquisition Information

Deposited in the University in Oct 1986, by Dr Henry Sefton, Master of Christ's College, Aberdeen.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list available in the Reading Room, Special Libraries and Archives, University of Aberdeen. Contents of this list are searchable on-line at via the Historic Collections database.

Very brief collection level description available on Aberdeen University Library Catalogue, accessible online

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This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures


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Related Material

Records of Christ's Church College, Aberdeen, 1825 - 1956 (ref. GB 231 MS 3241 - details of additional Christ's College deposits are given at this location).


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Additional Information

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