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Archival description
Leog House Papers
D3 · Fonds · 1707 - 1933

Translated works by, and other papers of, Kathrine Irvine, 1883-1908, undated; Catherine Stafford Spence's notebooks, 1903, undated; Papers of Arthur Laurenson including correspondence, 1860-1890, 1933, essays, 1872, genealogical and antiquarian papers, 1767-1813, translations, undated, legal documents, 1707-1906 , printed literature, 1881, financial records, 1867-1884, photographs, 1932, 1961, miscellaneous papers, 1784-1899.

SC12 · Fonds

Court books, registers and processes contain details of cases coming before the court as well as records of administrative matters. Records of criminal cases are in the main series of registers and processes until the end of the 19th century. The collection also contains extensive commissary court material, and registers of juvenile courts set up by the 1908 Children Act (c.67). For more details on Sheriff Court records see

Maps and Plans
SA6 · Collection

A collection of maps and plans.

Methodist Church Records
CH11 · Fonds · 1832-1995

There are 10 series of records: Methodist Church of Shetland Minute Books, 1839-1990; Methodist Church of Shetland Accounts, Cash Books and Ledgers, 1851-1995; Methodist Church of Shetland Collection Books, 1911-1991; Methodist Church of Shetland Registers of Baptisms, 1832-1992; Methodist Church of Shetland Class Books and Roll Books, 1883-1989; Methodist Church of Scotland Pulpit Notices, 1832-1990; Methodist Church of Shetland Schedules, 1843-1986; Methodist Church of Shetland Order of Services, 1934-1994; Methodist Church of Shetland Directories and Reports, 1946-1980; Methodist Church of Shetland Miscellaneous Papers, 1832-1986.

Methodist Church of Shetland
SA1 · Collection
Neven of Windhouse Papers
D12 · Fonds

Title deeds mainly relating to lands in Yell, Fetlar and Unst, 1613-1745; Miscellaneous legal documents, 17th century-1751; Miscellaneous records including correspondence, accounts, notes, newscuttings, 1700-1879; Spence family papers, 1817-1875; Leisk and Spence family, business and legal papers, 1863-1873; T.W.L. Spence papers, 1864-1923; Sir Basil Neven-Spence papers, 1906-1965; Genealogical and antiquarian material, 19th century- 20th century

Nicolson Estate Papers
D24 · Fonds · 1761-1861

Title deeds to lands in Fetlar, Unst, Sandsting and Aithsting, Burra, Dunrossness, Tingwall, Whiteness and Weisdale, Scalloway, Gulberwick and Lerwick, 1598-1962; Legal and related papers, 1706-1951; Miscellaneous papers including correspondence, financial records, printed material, diaries, and records relating to Acts of Parliament, valuations, road construction, herring stations, Commissioners of Supply, Lord Lieutenancy, and First and Second World Wars, 1716-1978; Business and trust accounts and executry papers, 1879-1957; Correspondence, 1733-1961; Plans, 1873-1890; Genealogical papers, 1775-1963. Includes six boxes of uncatalogued invoices, receipts and finance related correspondence (transferred from Museum July 2008).

Oral History Collection
SA3 · Fonds · 1954 - 2019

Oral history material made by or donated to Shetland Archives

Shetland Archives