Collections and Records

We have a vast range of collections and records including:

  • Agricultural and Estate Records
  • Allegiance Oaths
  • Building and Planning Records
  • Burgesses
  • Burial Records
  • Census Returns
  • Church Records
  • Council Minutes
  • Court, Criminal and Police Records
  • Customs and Excise Records
  • Directories and Guide Books
  • Education Records
  • Family and Genealogical Record:
  • Graveyard Maps and Memorial inscriptions
  • Health Records including the Crichton Royal Institute
  • Irregular Marriage Records
  • Literary Records
  • Maps and Plans
  • Military Records
  • National Sources:
  • Newspapers and Journals
  • Old Parochial Registers
  • Photographs, Prints, Paintings and Drawings
  • Poor Welfare Records
  • Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Sasines
  • Service of Heirs Records
  • Special Collections
    •  RC Reid Collection: 196 volumes of history and genealogy of the region relating to 1500 - 1700
    • Frank Miller Collection: an antiquarian and book collector with a particular interest in poetry and border Ballads.
    • AC Wolffe Collection: (1920-2016) architectural drawings, client files and paperwork from his architect practice. Held on behalf of Historic Environment Scotland
  • Testaments
  • Trade and Business Records
  • Transport and Infrastructure Records
  • Valuation and Taxation Records
  • Voting Records

Further details can found by searching our Online Catalogues and Resources.

Page last updated: 01/04/2022
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