CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2769/I/151
TitlePapers of Forbes family, Newe, Aberdeenshire
Date1467 - 1904
Extent4 boxes
DescriptionPapers of Forbes family, Newe, Aberdeenshire. 'Pitsligo'.

Copy bond of manrent between William Lord Forbes and other Forbes on the one part and the Macintoshes on the other 9th August 1467

Letter to Captain Benjamin Forbes from Andrew Lumisden in Rome stating he had communicated the contents of Benjamin's letter to the 'King' who was 'no stranger to your family's merit' and regretted the difficulties with which Benjamin was threatened, 13th January 1767.

Marriage contract between George Forbes, minister at Lochell, eldest son of John Forbes of Bellabeg, and Katharine Stewart, only daughte rof deceased Gordon Stewart, second son of deceased John Stewart of Drummin, 1767.

Letters and papers regarding Benjamin Forbes, Captain in the Ogilvy regiment in the French service and his mother and sister 1786 - 1822.

Papers regarding Pitsligo Peerage claims 1807 - 1872 including genealogical tree of Captain John Forbes, a claimant with letters and memoranda regarding his claim, 1807 - 1830.

Pitsligo patent and copies opinions of counsel regarding the dignity, honours and titles of Forbes of Pitsligo, 1813

Genealogical tree and notes of branches of the Forbes family, 1813 - 1844

Letters regarding the claims of James Hodder Forbes 1822

Letters to Sir Charles Forbes of Newe, Bt. regarding his claim, 1825 - 1848, genealogical tree of Sir Charles Forbes as heir male of 3rd Lord Forbes, 1830 and inventory of documents from 1426 compiled for proving his claim, 1833

Letters regarding the succession to a Tobago estate, 1820 - 1821.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialMS 2769/I/2/1-2; MS 2769/I/3/1-4; MS 2769/I/13/1.
MS 2769/I/17/1-3; MS 2769/I/26/1-2
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