CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2909
TitlePapers of the Moir family of Peterhead
Extent1 archive box: 0.33 linear metres
Creator NameAndrew Moir (1673-1733 of Cultercullen and Old Mill of Foveran
Reverend Andrew Moir (1703-1744) of Towie, Methlick and Ellon.
Reverend George Moir M.A., M.D. (1741-1818) of Peterhead
Patrick Moir (1769-1810), Sheriff of Calcutta
Dr James Moir M.D. (1770-1861) of Braehead
John Moir (1775-1857), landscape painter
SourceDeposited in 1972 by Mrs A Gammell. Collection then gifted by Alistair Gammell in February 2020.
DescriptionThe collection comprises letters and financial papers of different members of the Moir family. Most concerns family and domestic matters, but there are also significant items relating to the careers of Patrick Moir in Rome and India and Dr James Moir of Braehead, Aberdeen.
ArrangementThe documents were deposited in bundles concerning individual members of the family and this order has been maintained.
Access StatusOpen
Publication NoteLetters and Papers of the Moir Family of Peterhead, 1688-1857. Northern Scotland, Volume 6, No. 1 (1984), pp.70-74.
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