CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3320/41
TitleSt George's, Mieklefolla (or Folla Rule)
Date1774 - 1981
Extent40 volumes, 9 bundles, 6 files, 15 items
Custodial HistoryNRAS 2698
SourceLater material deposited by Alexander Emsley Nimmo, Dean of Aberdeen and Orkney, February 2011.
DescriptionThe church of St George's Meiklefolla has a significant amount of material that comprises: registers, meeting papers, correspondence, legal and financial papers, membership and personal papers, papers relating to St George's Church Society and the church school of Meiklefolla. The sacramental registers include registers of baptisms, burials, marriages, services and nine registers of communicants. Other official documentation includes minute books of general meetings, poor funds and congregational managers with legal papers relating to property ownership. In addition to official documentation the papers contain membership papers that include lists of stranger preachers and members of the church. Alongside these lists is a manuscript written by William Leslie and Arthur Petrie that includes diary entries relating to the church and a history of the church. The related Church Society minute book is also contained within the papers of the church with a small amount of papers for the school and Sunday school, which includes attendance registers.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialMicrofilm copies of records listed in NRAS 2698, or other (available in the Reading Room, box 8):
Reel 2: RH4/179/2
6 - Meikle Folla, St George's: 1717 - 1854: miscellaneous
7 - Meikle Folla, St George's: 1763 - 1860: registers.

See also Section 6, item 52, item 116, item 119.

Also see photographs held in the Diocesan records at MS 3320/1/10/2 for a photograph of St George's Follarule.
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