Ref NoAS/Aeln
Alt Ref NoBH5
TitleRecords of the Burgh and Council of Ellon
DescriptionAS/Aeln/1 Ellon Burgh: Council Minutes 1893 - 1975
AS/Aeln/2 Ellon Burgh: Public Library Committee Minute Book 1902
AS/Aeln/3 Ellon Burgh: Annual Abstracts of Accounts 1900 - 1970
AS/Aeln/4 Ellon Burgh: Burgh Boundary records 1893
AS/Aeln/5 Ellon Burgh: Sanitary Inspector's Records Concerning Salvage of Waste 1944 - 1945
AS/Aeln/6 Ellon Burgh: Architect's Plan of Police Station 1895
AS/Aeln/7 Ellon Burgh: Police Court records
AS/Aeln/8 Ellon Burgh: Protocol Book of George Ferguson Raeburn 1873 - 1881
Date1873 - 1975
CreatorEllon Burgh Council and successor bodies
Extent98 volumes, 3 bundles, 1 folder and 76 documents
​Open or Restricted AccessOpen
Access ConditionsNone
Administrative HistoryThe foundation of Ellon as a town is not recorded although it has existed at least since the Middle Ages. It has been awarded Burgh status 3 times, the first two occurring in 1564, and then in 1707 when David Erskine, 9th Earl of Buchan made it a Burgh of Barony. The third change occurred in 1893 when it was made a Police Burgh, and this collection mostly dates from that year.

The function of Ellon Town Council ceased in 1975 when local government was reorganised and the burgh was incorporated into the new Grampian Regional Council. The records for this collection do not therefore go beyond this date.
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