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Hay of Laxfirth Papers.
D4 · Fonds · 1741-1844

Correspondence, 1735-1844. Legal and financial records mainly relating to lands in Whalsay and Scalloway, 1741-1840. Miscellaneous records including passports, 1819, 1820, life insurance receipt, 1832, list of sloops, 1832-1833, and scroll last will and testament of Andrew Hay of Singapore, 1836.

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).

D23 · Fonds · 1799 - 1887

Records relating to surveys, valuations and rates, 1781 - 1884; Records relating to registration of births, marriages and deaths, 1855 - 1885; Records relating to the census, 1841 - 1881; Records relating to Mid and South Yell Parochial Board, 1859 - 1889; Miscellaneous records including correspondence, school books, genealogical notes, journals, financial records, 1829 - 1888.

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.

D13 · Fonds · 1664-1946

Printed Court of Session records, 1849-1927; Mathewson family papers, 1832-1930 and undated; Miscellaneous papers including correspondence, deeds, notes, legal records, 1664-1946; Records relating to land valuation, 1812-1926; Records relating to Acts of Parliament, 1886-1925; Petitions, 1815-1842