Aberdeen Propinquity Books

The Aberdeen Burgh Propinquity Books (CA/5/10) are a record of testimonials sworn before the baillies of Aberdeen relating to inhabitants of the Burgh who have travelled either outwith the bounds of the County lands or abroad.

The Archives holds four volumes of Propinquity Books covering 1637 - 1797 (an earlier volume covering 1589-1603 is held by the University of Aberdeen Special Collections Centre (MS 1050). An index for the first volume is available to view in our searchroom, and an index to the second volume, compiled by volunteers, is available below.

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