Andrew Gilchrist, Burnbank, Lanarkshire: Notebooks

Scope and Content

Notes on Gaelic personal and place names 1899-1926; Gaelic clan names 1899-1912; notes on the derivation of names beginning with Mac 1913-1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information is known about Andrew Gilchrist. The notebooks were later in the possession of George D Paterson, who briefly continued the notes on clan names.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were presented to the College Library by the family of the late George Duncan Paterson in 1945.


This collection appears to have been separated and removed from MS 19.

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, August 2001.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Custodial History



None expected.

Related Material

MS 19 George Duncan Paterson FSA