Elder Family of Nether Dryburgh, Camperdown, Dundee
- 1807-1930 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.02 linear metres.
Name of creator
The Elder family owned 8 acres of land, part of the Camperdown Estate in Dundee. The land passed through at least six generations of the family, beginning with James Elder (c 1737-1778) who was infeft of the land by instrument of sasine in 1749.
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Scope and content
Book belonging to David Elder (? used for school exercises), c 1807, and accounts, 1814-1834; Elder family tree and record of succession to 8 acres of the estate of Camperdown from 1737, compiled by David Elder Senior, 1930; plan of the lands of Thomas and John Elder in Lochee, 1815.
System of arrangement
Usually chronological within series.
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Conditions governing access
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.
Conditions governing reproduction
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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The records are on paper and include an outsize plan.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Digitial copies of the records are available in the Archives.
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Rules and/or conventions used
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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