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Offline Gortinanima

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Where is this reference for?
« on: Sunday 18 February 18 20:43 GMT (UK) »
I have a reference from David Dobson's Scots Irish Links series

SRO RD3/5/288
David Rankin merchant Londonderry merchant 1662

Where can I access this document?

Not sure if Scottish Record Office has changed name?

(I reside in Co Down).

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Re: Where is this reference for?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:00 GMT (UK) »
It is a reference to the Register of Deeds held by what are now called the National Records of Scotland, based in Edinburgh.

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Re: Where is this reference for?
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:27 GMT (UK) »
It is a reference to the Register of Deeds held by what are now called the National Records of Scotland, based in Edinburgh.

Thanks for that - I suppose you have to visit to see the document?

There doesn't appear to be a way of ordering a photocopy online --

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Re: Where is this reference for?
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 18 February 18 23:45 GMT (UK) »
You would have to visit to see the register. It could just be a document recording a financial transaction. There is a printed index to the Register from 1661-1696. Dobson may have just seen the index rather than the record itself unless he has given some detail which suggests otherwise.

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Re: Where is this reference for?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 19 February 18 07:52 GMT (UK) »
SRO RD3/5/288
Not sure if Scottish Record Office has changed name?
Yes, twice.

It renamed itself the National Archives of Scotland, then it re-renamed itself the National Records of Scotland.
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