Records of Mackenzie, Roberton & Co, solicitors, Glasgow, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Copartnary agreements and tacks drawn up by Mackenzie Roberton & Co 1750-1932
  • Titles drawn up by Mackenzie Roberton & Co 1745-1928
  • Miscellaneous bonds, agreements, titles and papers drawn up by Mackenzie Roberton & Co 1815-1936
  • Legal papers drawn up by R D Mackenzie, partner of the firm 1654-1929

Administrative / Biographical History

Mackenzie, Roberton & Co , solicitors, Glasgow, Scotland, were formed in 1896  by the amalgamation of Roberton, Low, Roberton & Cross , solicitors, Glasgow, established c1830  , and Mackenzie, Gardner & Alexander , solicitors, Glasgow, established c1740  . The firm was based at 176 St Vincent Street and later Bothwell Street in Glasgow. In 1985  the firm amalgamated with the Glasgow solicitors, Mitchells, Johnston, Hill & Hoggan to form Mitchells Roberton . In 2002, the headquarters of the new firm were at George House, 36 North Hanover Street, Glasgow.

Arrangement

This material is arranged into eight series as described in the scope and content note

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Gift : Mackenzie, Roberton & Co : Glasgow, C2 : May 1971

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

Received directly from creator, via the Business Archives Council for Scotland.

Accruals

Some unlisted material to be added to the collection

Additional Information

Compiled by Jenny Cooknell , Assistant Archivist, 19 July 1999

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 2 July 2002

Geographical Names