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Transcripts of Episcopal registers and related volumes.

(1) Baptism register of Rev. Skinner at Birnie, Tillydesk (Ellon) and Chapelhall of Eslemont (Udny), 1763-1788; Other parishes mentioned are Belhevie, Cruden, Old Deer, Ellon, Fintray, Foveran, Fraserburgh, Logie, Meithlick, Slains. Includes indices of names and places. [Published by Scottish Records Society]. (2) Register of marriages, births and deaths within the Scots Episcopal Church, Brechin 1796-1819; kept by Rev. George Straton. [Published in Scottish Antiquary, Vol. XIV]. (3) Copy from 'Northern Notes & Queries', [Published in Scottish Antiquary, Vol. XV, p.93]. Burials in Holyrood Abbey, 1706-1708. (4) Register of baptisms of Rev. John Cruickshank at Macterry, 1772-1784; Tillydesk and Chapelhall, 1784-1790; Other parishes mentioned are Edzell, Meiklefolla, Turriff. Also includes index of names. Transcribed, c.1912.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Transcripts of papers in the 'Episcopal Chest'.

Letters from the Episcopal Chest, Vol. 1: Nos. 51-61: Lord Arbuthnott to Archibald Campbell, 1723-1725. Concerns number of clergy retaining the usages; Bishop Falconer's death, the Bishop's conclave held in Edinburgh 1723; details of those in support of and against Lord Artbuthnott's book. Nos. 1801-1833: Bishop Alexander Rose [of Edinburgh] to Archibald Campbell and others, 1706-1713. Other addressees: Rev. John Falconer of Carnby, Rev. George Honiman of Levistoun. Subjects include persecution of the clergy in Perth, Dundee, Montrose, Stirling, Elgin and Keith; the conduct of Dr Scott, Dean of Glasgow; the setting up of the English service in Aberdeen. Transcribed c.1912.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Transcripts of papers in the 'Episcopal Chest'.

MS no. 237 from Episcopal Chest: Memoirs of the Episcopal Church of Scotland from the memorable revolution in 1688, 1688-1755. Authorship attributed to Rev. William Harper, St. Paul's, Carrubber Close or Rev. Alexander Robertson. "Copied from manuscript in the possession of Bishop Walker, probably by Thomas Stephen, Medical Librarian, Kings College, London, c.1836". Transcribed (from above copy), c.1915.

Dean William Leslie Christie

(11) "The College Bishops' letter on the Usages", 1723. (Letter, 9 March, 1723, College of Bishops to Alexander Robertson, Minister at Langside, Kilmundy). Encloses circular letter and formula relating to "antiquated usages" being introduced into worsh...

(11) "The College Bishops' letter on the Usages", 1723. (Letter, 9 March, 1723, College of Bishops to Alexander Robertson, Minister at Langside, Kilmundy). Encloses circular letter and formula relating to "antiquated usages" being introduced into worship by "incompetent authority" and requesting that he disperse these in the Presbytery of Aberdeen. [With facsimiles of signatures].

Dean William Leslie Christie

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