GD13 Hope, Mann, Todd and Kirk, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh law agents

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD13
Title: Hope, Mann, Todd and Kirk: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh law agents
Dates of Creation of Material: 1690-1948
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 1 shelf metre: papers

Name of creator(s): Hope, Mann, Todd and Kirk
Administrative History: This firm was founded in 1836 and transacted the legal business of the Infirmary from that date. After 1873 individual members of the firm were appointed law agents.
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: National Archives of Scotland, c1995

Scope and Content: Inventories of Writs and Title Deeds, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 1885; papers relating to the Old Infirmary 1738-1885; Surgeons Square 1765-1861; Surgeons Square and George Square papers 1849-1862; miscellaneous papers relating to the Medical Society of Edinburgh 1779-1862; High School Wynd petition 1742; Infirmary Street 1690-1829; Burnbrae (formerly Linhouse) 1837-1883; Sinclair Johnson papers 1927-1940; Sandyhill, St. Andrews 1784-1935; Mrs. Louise Eliza Barron, of Aberfoyle's Trust 1931-1946; Wharton Place 1822-1871; tithes payable to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 1941; rebuilding and enlargement of Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 1868; miscellaneous writs and related papers 1837-1894; papers relating to repayment of bonds secured on property 1940-1948
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Not yet fully arranged

Conditions Governing Access: None
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

Related Units of Description:
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (LHB1)

Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: May 2000; revised August 2002