Record

CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 792
TitleGeorge Ritchie Kinloch, antiquarian: Airs from Kinloch's Ancient Scottish Ballads - Appendix
DateEarly 19th century
Extent0.01 linear metres
Creator NameKinloch; George Ritchie (1796-1877); antiquarian and Keeper of the Register of Deeds, Edinburgh
Administrative HistoryGeorge Ritchie Kinloch was born at Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, around 1796 and was educated to follow the legal profession. His principal interest was in antiquities, particularly antiquarian ballads, and he became assistant keeper of the Register of Deeds in Edinburgh in 1842, rising to keeper in 1851. He edited several collections of ballads, most notably ‘Ancient Scottish Ballads’ in 1827, and other material. He retired in 1869 and died in 1877.
DescriptionG.R. Kinloch: Airs from Kinloch's Ancient Scottish Ballads - Appendix, early 19th century.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
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LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Persons
CodeName
NA16045Greig; Gavin (1856-1914); folksong collector
NA16696Kinloch; George Ritchie (1796-1877); antiquarian and Keeper of the Register of Deeds, Edinburgh
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