Edinburgh County Public Records

Edinburgh, Scotland Public Record Office

Address:
Edinburgh City Archives
Level 1, City Chambers,
253 High Street,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1YJ

Phone Number:
0131 529 4616

Fax Number:
0131 529 4957

Email Address:
archives@edinburgh.gov.uk

CONTENT
The records office contains both printed and unprinted materials of the history of Edinburg.

Printed Materials: these include records of the;

Advertisement committee (1889 to 1906)
Air Raid Patrol (1936 to 1956)
Civil Defence Committee (1939-1945)
Alien registers (1798 to 1825)
All Saints School (1919 to 1958)
Army Registers (1976 to 1857)
County Council Associations (1890 to 1975)
Service records (1895 to 1944)
Booksellers (1791 to 1818)
Canongate Board and Charity Workhouse (1761 to 1874)
Canonmills School (1880 to1957)
Children’s Committee (1948 to1969)
City Architects and Technical Services Maps and Plans (1759 to1943)
City Architect’s Department Files (1928 to1978)
Civic Amenities Committee (1948 to1975)
Cleansing and Lighting Committee (1857 to1930)
Craiglockhart Poorhouse (1859 to1963)
Cunningham Papers
Duddingston Parochial Board (1856 to1895)
Dunn, J and J A Metal Merchants (1869 to1985)
Edinburgh and Leith Sanitary Departments (1855to1984)
Edinburgh Brewers Friendly Society (1820 to 1837)
Edinburgh Burgess and Guild Brethren (1487to date)
Edinburgh Commissioners for Lighting and Cleansing (1785 to 1816)
Control of Civil Building Committee (1952 to1953)
Convention of Royal Burghs (1552 to1975)
Edinburgh Burgh Court- Registers of Decreets (1507 to1828)
Edinburgh Charity Workhouse (1739 to1849)
Edinburgh City Engineer’s Department (1870 to 1980)
Edinburgh City Improvement Act (1824 to1906)
Edinburgh Commissioners of Supply (1813 to1862)
Edinburgh Corporation Acts (1785 to 1827)
Edinburgh Corporation, Abstract of Accounts 1864-1975
Edinburgh Council Committees Progress Reports (1930 to1975)
Edinburgh Council Diaries (1919 till date)
Edinburgh Council of Social Service (1939 to1966)
Edinburgh Ex-Councillors’ records (1888 to 1994)
Edinburgh Health Council (1977 to1981)
Edinburgh Local Education Authority (1919 to 1930)
Edinburgh Local Government Election Results (1977 to 1994)
Edinburgh New Bridge Improvement Act (1895 to 1898)
Edinburgh New Town Dispensary (1818 to 1945)
Edinburgh Parish Council (1895 to 1930)
Edinburgh Poll Tax Records (1694 to 1699)
Edinburgh School Board (1873 to 1919)
Edinburgh Street Lighting records (1925 to 1984)
Edinburgh Street Porters (1762 to 1849)
Edinburgh Thistle Golf Club (1890 to 1983)
Edinburgh Toddlers’ Play Centres Association (1916 to 1977)
Education Committee (1872 to 1975)
Electric Lighting Committee (1895 to 1930)
Establishment Committee (1957 to 1969)
Extent Rolls of Edinburgh (1748 to 1829)
Edinburg Chamber of Commerce (1766 to 1971)
Water Committee (1868 to 1968)
Welfare Committee (1948 to1969)
Works committee (1948 to1963)

Non printed materials are available as CDs and recordings.

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