Calendar of deeds registered in Sheriff Court in Aberdeenshire, 1606 - 1658

Scope and Content

Calendar of deeds registered in Sheriff Court in Aberdeenshire, 1606 - 1658, compiled by David Littlejohn, Sheriff Clerk, during the period 1909 - 1920. Contains index to original deed books and bundles (now held by the National Archive of Scotland).

Administrative / Biographical History

David Littlejohn (c 1841 - 1924), LLD (1903), was Sheriff Clerk in Aberdeenshire Sheriff Court during the period 1909 - 1920. He edited the Records of the Sheriff Court of Aberdeenshire, 3 vols (Aberdeen: New Spalding Club, 1904-1907)



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

Acquisition Information

Deposited in the University in 1924, by David Littlejohn's executors

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

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Related Material

Original deed books and bundles from which this calendar has been compiled are believed to be held by the National Archive of Scotland


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Additional Information

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