Only items CE87/4/38-43 and CE87/11/1-51 are held here in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives. Other Aberdeen Outport and District records are retained by the National Records of Scotland. Customs records prior to 1830 are to be found in the Exchequer records under the reference GB/234/E501-E515.
The records are retained under Charge and Superintendence from the National Records of Scotland. Records of outports and districts are closed for 30 years. Shippingregisters and registers of sea fishing boats are open to access.