Records of Pinkston Estate, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Plans and sections for new road to Glasgow 1842
  • Plans for Caledonian Railway branch through the estate 1852
  • Roup plan, 19th century
  • Bonds and dispositions over lands in Pinkston 1827-1936

Administrative / Biographical History

The Pinkston Estate was situated on the east side of Glasgow, Scotland. The main estate house was Pinkston House, situated within the Barony parish in what is now the Sighthill area of Glasgow. Plans were made in the early 1850s for the Caledonian Railway to pass a branch line through the estate to link with the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway Co . The solicitors for the estate were the Glasgow firm of Mackenzie, Roberton & Co.


The material is arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

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

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Mackenzie, Roberton & Co , solicitors, and received via the Business Archives Council for Scotland


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Related Material

Collection deposited with the following other legal records of Mackenzie, Roberton & Co, solicitors:

GB 248 UGD 152/1 Records of Mackenzie, Roberton & Co, solicitors

GB 248 UGD 152/3 Legal titles concerning land acquired by Charles Tennant & Co, chemical manufacturers, Glasgow

GB 248 UGD 152/5 Records of Meikle Cullock, land in the parish of Urr, Dumfries & Galloway

GB 248 UGD 152/6 Records of Dougalstoun Estate, East Dunbartonshire

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