MS 2531 - Craignetherty farm, Banffshire and Walker family papers
1 - Drawing of tomb of Walter Hay (d. 20 Aug 1589) and transcription and translation of inscription on tomb or gravestone of 'Barclay the glory of the family of Towie.'
2 - Printed copy of Summons of Cessio Bonorum, George Chisholm, farmer, Lendrum, by Turriff, against Alex Morrison, merchant in Turriff and others, his creditors.
3 - Tack granted by Mrs Eliz Duff, Lady Kinnardie and liferentrix of the lands, to Francis Walker, servant to John Troup in Husband Town of Pittendreich, respecting Easter Craignethertie
4 - Receipt book for money, meal etc paid by Francis Walker in 'Cragnerdy' to Elizabeth Duff, to others (including John Innes, Pittendreich or Braco House), or by Walker's eldest son, John, after his decease, to Alex Innes
5 - Discharge granted by Jean Young, relict of John Troup, sometime tenant of the farm of Pittendreich, to Francis Walker, tenant in Craignetherty
6 - Detailed note of the rent at which Easter and Wester Craignetherty are to be set
7 - Letter of tack granted by John Innes, Pittendreich, to Francis Walker, Craignetherty, respecting Easter and Wester Craignetherty for 19 years from Whit 1779 when present tack expires
8 - Indenture between James Reid, square wright, Banff, James Walker and cautioners.
9 - Certificate by Rev Wm Menzies respecting the character etc of ? James Walker, formerly resident in Banff.
10 - Memorandum between James Rose Innes and John Walker, signed at Mountcoffer, regarding tack to Walker of Craignetherty for 19 years from Whit 1800.
11 - Letters of tack or agreement signed at Netherdale between James Rose Innes of Netherdale and John Walker in Craignetherty, respecting Craignetherty, for 19 years from Whit 1800.
12 - Agreement between James Rose Innes and John Walker, tenant in Craignethery: setting of part of farm of Ardfour called the Battach Hill, for one year.
13 - Account between John Walker in Craignetherty and James Rose Innes of Netherdale: rent and receipts for cash and meal
14 - Account between John Walker, Craignetherty, and James Rose Innes of Netherdale: rent due by Walker, with receipts appended.
15 - Copy of agreement between John Walker and James Rose Innes for the Bettach hill during the currency of the lease of Ardfour expiring 1818.
16 - Account between John Walker, Craignetherty and James Rose Innes of Netherdale respecting rent of Craignetherty for that period.
17 - Certificate by Al Peters, session clerk, Marnoch, regarding banns of marriage between John Walker and Janet Con (of parish of Turriff).
18 - Letter by Janet Grigg to James Reid and James Alexander, arbiters for her and her children.
19 - Receipt by A Young per ? Mrs R Innes, Netherdale, to John Walker in Auchnetherty for rent of Craignetherty and Bellachhill
20 - Discharge granted at Banff by Margaret Walker, sister of deceased Francis Walker, sometime farmer in Kinmurdie and spouse of Arthur Scott in Inchdrewer.
21 - Receipt by Arch Young, Netherdale, to John Walker in Craignetherty.
22 - Letter by Arch Young, Banff, to John Walker, Craignetherty.
23 - Latter Will and Testament by Janet Greig in Craignetherty, widow of Francis Walker
24 - Extracts from records of baptisms of parish of Marnoch: regarding John, son of Franics Walker and Janet Greig
25 - Abstract of Letters of Administration granted at London in Doctors’ Commons by the Archbishop of Canterbury, etc to John Walker, brother of James Walker, carpenter, late of Peters Court, St Martin’s Lane, Middlesex
26 - Account of funeral expenses: deceased James Walker, paid to P or J Wilson
27 - Communication between John Rose Innes (London) to John Walker of Craigneitherty
28 - Inventory and valuation on Craignetherty, disponed by John Walker to son Francis by general disposition
29 - Discharge by Francis Walker to his father John Walker, granted at Craignetherty
30 - Discharge granted by Elizabeth Walker, wife of James Stephen, farmer, in favour of her parents at Craignetherty
31 - Discharge by John Walker, farmer at Craignetherty, and his wife Janet Conn
32 - John Walker, to his brother, Francis Walker, Craignetherty. Financial transactions.
33 - Certificate by David Chalmers, session clerk Gamrie, regarding proclamation of banns of marriage between John Walker, King Edward, and Mary Blacklock of Gamrie parish on 18 Feb.
34 - Receipt granted at Craignetherty by Janet Con to Franics Walker, famer
35 - Rough notes: acreage of lands of Netherdate (including Craignetherty)
36 - Copy of letter by an unknown correspondent written from Sandlaw to Francis Walker, Craignetherty, regarding estate of late John Nicol [of which writer and Walker were seemingly joint executors] and other matters.
37 - Dates of sowing and reaping, with slip containing notes in pencil regarding crops in various years.
38 - Draft of speech delivered by ? Mr Walker at the marriage of Miss Eva Rose Innes to Capt Gordon, RE
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