CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 638
TitleOld Aberdeen Savings Bank records
Date13 Apr 1816 - 14 Feb 1860
Extent1 volume with enclosures
Administrative HistoryThe Bank was instituted on 13 Apr 1816 by the Parishioners of Old Machar Parish, Aberdeen. It's object, as stated in the Rules and Regulations was " to encourage the deposit of small sums which a bank will not receive, and which might otherwise be squandered away, unsafely deposited, or lost altogether " (MS 638). It was wound up in 1855.
SourceDeposited in the University in 1917, by Professor Gilroy.
DescriptionMinute book containing minutes of directors' meetings, 13 Apr 1816 - 15 Dec 1855. The volume also contains minutes of Old Aberdeen Town Council, regarding disbursement of closing funds, 14 Feb 1860; rules and regulations, 1816 and 1822; a draft scheme for administering a Female Sick Fund, n.d.; and unemployed relief payments book, d. 1855.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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