Transcripts and papers of Dean William Leslie Christie
- c 1900-1927 (Creation)
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Dean Christie was born in 1858, the son of the Reverend William Christie, the incumbent of Fochabers and Dean of Moray. He was educated at Aberdeen University and Edinburgh Theological College, being ordained in 1881. Following curacies at Leith, and Hornsey, London, he became the incumbent of Stonehaven in 1890, where he remained until his death in 1931. He was examining chaplain to the Bishop of Brechin 1904-1916, and was synod clerk 1909-1917. In 1917 he became Dean of Brechin.
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Transcripts of baptism, marriage and burial registers for parishes within the diocese 1712-1919; transcripts of Presbyterian records: presbyteries of Mearns / Fordoune, 1662-1719, Kirk of Session of Fetteresso, 1640-1876; transcripts of Episcopal records for the Diocese of Aberdeen, 1783-1800, Stonehaven, 1737-1751, Turriff 1776-1817, Diocese of Brechin 1744-1929, Dundee 1757-1829, St. Paul's Seagate (Dundee) 1739-1765, English Chapel, Dundee 1749-1831, St. Peter's Episcopal Chapel, Montrose, 1718-1842, Episcopal Synod of Dunblane 1735-1743, Synod of Dunkeld, 1743-1831, Episcopal Meeting House in Perth, 1739-1745; transcripts of diaries and journals of James Guthrie, Minister of Arbirlot, and his son 1612-1681, Rev. John Hunter, Episcopal Minister in Shetland 1734-1745, Robert Lees, fisherman, 1809-, Mary (or May) Edwards (daughter of Robert Edwards, farmer at Broombank, Drumlithie): 1765-1887; transcript of papers in the 'Episcopal Chest', mainly letters 1688-1880; transcripts from Bishop Robert Forbes' 'Folio Book' 1770-1772; notes on the history of the Episcopal church, the diocese, congregations and clergy, including genealogical and local history notes, with related transcripts c.1315-1927; biographical notes on 17th and 18th century Episcopal clergy from various MS and printed sources; scrapbooks, files and newscutting books 1874-1930; Disc of digitised images of Old Deer Baptismal and Marriage Registers; Aberdeen Diocesan Minutes of BrMS 3 DC/3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 26.
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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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The records are on paper.
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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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