Books and Borrowing 1750-1830

List of libraries

advocates

There are 54 borrowers’ registers that fall within the period covered in our dataset. Of these, we have transcribed 11. Press on ‘Open’ next to any register with a substantial quantity in the ‘Borrowing Records’ column to view images and transcription of the register. Digitised images of the remaining registers without transcriptions can also, however, be viewed by pressing on ‘Open’ next to any relevant register.

NameStart yearEnd yearTypeDescriptionPagesBooksBorrowersBorrowing records
F.R.262a/1
Open
17541758Other

29 Jan. 1754 - 12 Jan. 1758

Receipts for books borrowed. Receipts for each volume read: 'I ______ Advocate, grant me to have borrowed out of the Advocates Library ________ which I oblige me to restore betwixt and the ______ day of ______ next to come, or the Sum of ______ in case of Failzie; and I consent to the registration hereof in the Books of Session, that Letters of Horning on six Days Charge, and other Executorials needful, may pass thereon, as effeirs, and thereto constitute my Procurtors. As witness my Hand, at Edinburgh, the _____ day of _____ one thousand seven hundred and _____', or 'One thousand eight hundred and _____'.

 

264000
F.R.262a/10
Open
17811783Other

25 June 1781 - 30 July 1782

267002
F.R.262a/11
Open
17821784Other

30 July 1782 - 10 Feb. 1784

288002
F.R.262a/12
Open
17841785Other

10 Feb. 1784 - 6 Aug. 1785

280002
F.R.262a/13
Open
17851786Other

8 Aug. 1785 - 22 Dec. 1786

292002
F.R.262a/14
Open
17861788Other

23 Dec. 1786 - 1 Apr. 1788

289002
F.R.262a/15
Open
17881789Other

1 Apr. 1788 - 12 Nov. 1789

312645107916
F.R.262a/16
Open
17891791Other

13 Nov. 1789 - 24 Feb. 1791

309677102931
F.R.262a/17
Open
17921793Other

13 July 1792 - 28 Nov. 1793

3128401081058
F.R.262a/19
Open
17931794Other

28 Nov. 1793 - 26 Dec. 1794

314002
F.R.262a/2
Open
17581765Other

17 March 1758 - 23 July 1765

218002
F.R.262a/2(i)
Open
17581762Other

28 Jan. 1758 - 9 Dec. 1762

226001
F.R.262a/20
Open
17941795Other

26 Dec. 1794 - 1 Dec. 1795

314002
F.R.262a/21
Open
17951796Other

1 Dec. 1795 - 28 Nov. 1796

314002
F.R.262a/22
Open
17961797Other

28 Nov. 1796 - 29 Nov. 1797

321002
F.R.262a/23
Open
17971798Other

29 Nov. 1797 - 31 Oct. 1798

314002
F.R.262a/24
Open
17981799Other

31 Oct. 1798 - 6 July 1799

310002
F.R.262a/25
Open
17991800Other

8 July 1799 - 1 April 1800

286792116981
F.R.262a/26
Open
18001801Other

1 April 1800 - 2 March 1801

353002
F.R.262a/27
Open
18011801Other

3 March 1801 - 5 Dec. 1801

299002
F.R.262a/28
Open
18011802Other

5 Dec. 1801 - 30 July 1802

284225
F.R.262a/29
Open
18021803Other

30 July 1802 - 2 June 1803

284001
F.R.262a/3
Open
17671770Other

22 Dec. 1767 - 10 Dec. 1770

279431548
F.R.262a/3(i)
Open
17651767Other

24 July 1765 - 22 Dec. 1767

22117319
F.R.262a/30
Open
18031803Other

2 June 1803 - 30 Dec. 1803

185001
F.R.262a/31
Open
18031804Other

30 Dec. 1803 - 15 June 1804

186002
F.R.262a/32
Open
1804180Other

17 June 1804 - 16 Feb. 1805

265001
F.R.262a/33
Open
18051805Other

16 Feb. 1805 - 4 Dec. 1805

268004
F.R.262a/34
Open
18051806Other

6 Dec. 1805 - 21 Aug. 1806

266003
F.R.262a/35
Open
18061807Other

21 Aug. 1806 - 9 June 1807

263002
F.R.262a/36
Open
18071808Other

11 June 1807 - 15 March 1808

264002
F.R.262a/37
Open
18081808Other

18 March 1808 - 20 Dec. 1808

264002
F.R.262a/38
Open
18081809Other

20 Dec. 1808 - 8 Aug. 1809

264002
F.R.262a/39
Open
18091810Other

8 Aug. 1809 - 28 June 1810

310001
F.R.262a/4
Open
17701773Other

11 Dec. 1770 - 4 Feb. 1773

291604133829
F.R.262a/40
Open
18101811Other

28 June 1810 - 23 May 1811

310002
F.R.262a/41
Open
18111812Other

23 May 1811 - 20 April 1812

310002
F.R.262a/42
Open
18121813Other

20 April 1812 - 22 Feb. 1813

314003
F.R.262a/43
Open
18131813Other

23 Feb. 1813 - 30 Dec. 1813

309001
F.R.262a/44
Open
18141814Other

4 Jan. 1814 - 19 Nov. 1814

305000
F.R.262a/45
Open
18141815Other

19 Nov. 1814 - 22 Aug. 1815

304002
F.R.262a/46
Open
18151816Other

22 August 1815 - 17 July 1816

322001
F.R.262a/47
Open
18161817Other

19 July 1816 - 15 June 1817

316002
F.R.262a/48
Open
18171818Other

17 June 1817 - 21 April 1818

311001
F.R.262a/5
Open
17731774Other

6 Feb. 1773 - 3 Dec. 1774

287004
F.R.262a/50
Open
18191819Other

2 March 1819 - 11 Nov. 1819

254784149944
F.R.262a/6
Open
17741776Other

3 Dec. 1774 - 17 July 1776

283632116885
F.R.262a/7
Open
17761778Other

17 July 1776 - 14 Jan. 1778

290002
F.R.262a/8
Open
17781779Other

16 Jan. 1778 - 10 Sept. 1779

291004
F.R.262a/9
Open
17791781Other

10 Sept. 1779 - 25 June 1781

307003
F.R.263
Open
18191848Other

Arranged by borrower

(partially transcribed)

74826572994673
F.R.264
Open
18101832Other

Arranged by borrower

(partially transcribed)

735115103429
F.R.265
Open
18191848Other

Arranged by borrower

(partially transcribed)

738176173720
F.R.266
Open
18201848Other

Arranged by borrower

(partially transcribed)

7006392541589