Item BrMS 2/2/4 - Memorials' of William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585-1649), continued by his son, William (1636-1677).

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BrMS 2/2/4


Memorials' of William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585-1649), continued by his son, William (1636-1677).


  • 1585-1677 (Creation)

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Includes: 'Memorials': diary of Drummond family births, marriages, deaths covering period 1562-1648. [48pp] 'Memorials': continuation by William Drummond [younger] 1640-1651. [1p] 'The Genealogy of the Drummonds of Carnack Being descended from the famous House of Stob-Hall. 1389'. [5pp] 'Memorials' "of my father under his own hand writ"; diary of significant events, mainly election to burgess in various burghs, accidents and illnesses, 1606-1647; continued with account of his death and burial, by his son 1649. [11pp] 'Memorials' of William Drummond (younger): diary of accidents and illnesses. 1649-1700. [5pp] [Starting from back of volume.] Personal account for clothing etc. n.d. [1p] Continuation of William Drummond [younger's] memorials; mainly account of his marriages, births and deaths of his children, covers period 1657-1683. [21pp]


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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