Collection MS 110 - Elder Family of Nether Dryburgh, Camperdown, Dundee

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MS 110


Elder Family of Nether Dryburgh, Camperdown, Dundee


  • 1807-1930 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.02 linear metres.

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Biographical history

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.


Not expected

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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Digitial copies of the records are available in the Archives.

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Description identifier

MS 110

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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  • English



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