The General Register of Sasines - celebrating 400 years

The General Register of Sasines - celebrating 400 years
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Evening lecture in association with Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Created by the 1617 Registration Act of the Parliament of Scotland, the General Register of Sasines was the first of its kind in the world. Whilst it is probably one of the lesser known world firsts chalked up for Scotland, its impact has been fundamental – here and aboard. The story of the General Register of Sasines and the organisation responsible for it, Registers of Scotland, reflects the social, economic and political history of Scotland across the last four centuries. This illustrated talk will bring together the stories, people and projects that have characterised Scottish land registration over the last 400 years.

Speaker
Isla MacLeod, Registers of Scotland
Hosted by
University of Aberdeen Museums
Venue
Regent Lecture Theatre
Contact

University of Aberdeen Museums

Tel: 01224 274330
Email: museums@abdn.ac.uk

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