18th century and 19th century legal documents some in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex-Blake
Scope and Contents
- 1 x Discharge by William Pirie in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex Blake, 15 May 1890. Of a Bond and Disposition in Security of £400 over subjects in Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew Urquhart SSC Edinburgh
- 1 x Disposition by Thomas Fairweather Weir with consent, In favour of Sophia Jex Blake MD. 1884. Subject 6 Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew Urquhart SSC
- 1 x Feu Charter by James Home Rigg Esq. in favour of Alexander Baird and of Margaret Imrie or Baird his Spouse in liferent, 16 April 1852
- 1 x Instrument of Sasine In favour of Agnes Gillespie Taylor, 1857. John Torrance, Notary Public
- 1 x Disposition. John Husband to John Airth, 1782 or 1786
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
The act of disposing, is the transferring to the possession of another. It is the parting with, alienation of, or giving up of property. The final settlement of a matter and, with reference to decisions announced by a court, a judge's ruling is commonly referred to as disposition, regardless of level of resolution.
In Scots law a feu is a right to the use of land in return for a fixed annual payment.
Ownership of a property does not pass to a purchaser until the disposition is registered in the Register of Sasines or Land Register of Scotland.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Small collection of 18th century and 19th century Legal Documents, including 2 in favour of Sophia Jex Blake (1840-1912)