Archives

Electronic archives

These archives are stored on the website platform but are intentionally not referenced in our public menus. The documents listed below have been scanned and made available for use, through the links below, by Committee members and others granted access to these archives for research. The contents of the archives have not been checked for sensitivity, accuracy or for copyright and should not be made publicly available without due scrutiny and care. The URL of this webpage should therefore not be shared with those outwith the Committee or linked to public pages of the website.

Topic Document Description Physical location Current keeper of physical record
Allotments Allotments 1919.pdf Typewritten letter and attachment GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Astley Ainslie trees AAH trees 1997.pdf Alistair Scott to Derek Lyddon: Inventory of trees GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Committee Andy Bell files Archive files from Secretary and Planning roles 1999-2004 Floppy disk box Sue Tritton
Committee rules GHF 97.pdf Notes for Committee members: Gerald France 1997 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Committee Dec-1999 Scan of print from webpage of Committee members 1999 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Hamish Logan papers Hamish Logan papers 1977-2000 GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Photos Photos GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Conservation area Blackford Road.pdf Typewritten note with map GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Grange Conservation Area Character Statement 1998.pdf Draft for Committee approval 1998 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Quality and Character 1997.pdf Mortonhall Road
Glenisla Gardens
Mansionhouse Road (south)
GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Sustaining the Conservation Area 4th draft Jun-1997.pdf Draft report GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Sustaining the Conservation Area.pdf Report 1997 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Areas in the Grange with TPOs.doc List Roger Kellett
GA surveys GA survey 1993.pdf

Donald MacRae

Survey report

GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Grange cemetery Grange Cemetery wildlife plan.pdf 1995 plan by Edinburgh Council, Grange Cemetery Study Group, and Grange Association GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Grange Feus Grange Feus 1825.pdf Act of 1825 to enable Sir Thomas Dick Lauder to grant Feus in the Estate of the Grange GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Grange properties and maps Grange Feus 1887 Map of part of Grange by Robert Raeburn 1887 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Annotation 1 (enlarged) Map manuscript note GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Annotation 2 (enlarged) Map manuscript note GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Annotation 3 (enlarged) Map manuscript note GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Grange map Feus Raeburn Analysis of map by Lucy Richardson, May 2022 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Grange Association house hunt Commentary on selected Grange houses GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Churches Typeset page GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Grange Park House – 38 Dick Place Derek Lyddon archives GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Old Penny Well – Grange Loan Drawing and specification GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Well – Seton Place Photos and story GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
33 Blackford Road Handwritten letter – Rosemary Graham (35 Blackford Road) to Director of Planning; 07-12-1996 GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Whitehouse & Grange Bowling Club Letter: Robert S Tait to Sheila Reid; 20 June 2003 GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Hermitage of Braid Hermitage of Braid Paper by Noreen Weston GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Memories Astley Ainslie Memories of Mary Cunningham GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Dick Place Memories of Elsa Hendry GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Memories of the Grange – Working files CD ROM: 2003-03-04 – MoG – Working files GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Memories of the Grange – Paper archives Paper archives from Jon Oberlander GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Bert Robertson Handwritten offer of help GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Grange House Handwritten letter: Hester Dick Lauder to Sheila Reid GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Grange House rose Handwritten letter: Sir Thomas Dick Lauder to James Bruce; 14 July 1907 GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Living in the Grange Newspaper article: The Herald – 15 Feb 1995 GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Manuscript extracts Manuscript extracts GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
  Link to old Photos of 1880s Link to old Photos of 1880s On line Roger Kellett
Newington Library Newington Library Newington Library article GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Friends of Newington Library Friends of Newington Library GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
Newsletter Guidance for the Editor Note by Lucy Richardson, April 2001 GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Online services Domain 2000   GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Domain 2002   GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
  Domain 2006   GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Schedule of meetings Meetings 1974-1992 Schedule of meetings GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
Schools Sciennes School Centenary 1992.pdf Book celebrating Sciennes School Centenary GA Box 1 Nigel Ayton
GA silver jubilee project GA silver jubilee project Plans for GA silver jubilee in 2003 GA Box 2 Nigel Ayton
     
Physical archives

Physical archives are also stored at the Historic Environment Scotland (HES, formerly RCAHMS) premises in Edinburgh. The physical copies of the electronic archives listed above are not included there; those are retained by the person named in the table above.

A catalogue of the contents of the Grange Association’s archives stored with HES shows:

Summary of contents

East Grange Association 1972-79

Amalgamation East Grange Association and Grange and District Association 1978

Papers 1980-2008

Memories of Grange, Morningside, Blacket, AAH

Trees

Maps

Penny Well

Restoring the griffins 1975-81

Exhibition The Grange in Danger 1981

Traffic management and yellow lines 1983

Work leading to conservation area status 1983

            Census and questionnaires

Inventory of buildings

            Exhibition in library 

Exhibition in library Grange Enhancement 1987

Traffic Calming 1991-5

Censuses 1991-5

Cycle route Uni – KB

Old and new photos

Memorial bench & cemetery project 2006

This is all in 11 boxes & 2 large folders and some separate large card displays.  Most boxes are numbered.  All have a description on the outside.

BOXES
Box 3 – “Grange Association publications, mapbooks, planning papers, mobile phones, traffic calming”
Memories of the Grange (bound)
100 desirable trees to plant.
Trees in the Grange
Maps of the Grange (loose-leaf binder)
Mobile phone installations
Grange Association traffic and traffic calming 1991-5
Various censuses etc. 1991-5
Various minutes etc. 1978-82
Book of comments on traffic calming measures
Proposed cycle route Ed Univ to KB 1991
Morningside Memories (published 2003)
Blacket – an architectural & historical guide 1992
“Letter to Lord Provost” Lord Cockburn
Sustaining quality and character of conservation area 1998
Grange Conservation Area character statement (?first CACA)
The Grange Enhancement Exhibition 1987 artwork
Box 4 – “Green book household survey photos of the Grange Astley Ainslie trees paper 1996-97 microgeneration Penny Well”
Lever arch file “Grange Association 3/96-2/97”
Planning subgroup
All papers 96/7
Sheet storage case – all questionnaires etc. of household survey
Transparent folder – The new Penny Well 1887
Folder artwork of the griffins
Folio of trees
Epson box of 17 old photos of Newington and the Grange all laminated
Folder re trees
Envelope Silver Jubilee Exhibition 2003
            Colour photos of houses – modern
Booklet History of AAH? 1980s
Ring folder “AAH” – planning brief
Loose papers on AAH
Box 5 – “Some exhibition photos, East Grange Association 1975-  Early Grange Association papers 1970s & 80s”
Arch lever file planning 1978-83
Blue ring file letters re conservation report and application, minutes of conservation group 1980-82
Folder traffic and environment 1995
Soft folder restoring the griffins 1975-81
Box “East Grange Association crosswords – early Grange Association”
            East Grange Association minutes 1972-79
            Crosswords
            Grange Association minutes 1981-84
            Planning 1992
            Grange Association Committee minutes 1981-84
                        1988
                        1989
                        1990
                        1992
            Memories of AAH Superintendent’s daughter
            Constitution
            Agenda minutes 1979-98
Box 7 – “Grange Association 1997 – 1999” (5 lever arch files)
Dark blue       “Mainly 1/2/97 – 30/6/97”
            Committee papers
            Committee agenda minutes and action
            Correspondence
            Planning applications
            Cockburn & Civic forum
            Planning subgroup
            City development group Marchmont, Sciennes, Merchiston area
Black Grange Association Planning GD
Blue    Grange Association planning, agendas, minutes, posters
Green  Grange Association March 1998
            Civic forum
            Correspondence
            Carlton Cricket Club
            City development group
            Constitution guides
            Council initiatives
            Library
            Newsletter citizen
Orange 1/7/97 –
Constitution and charity
Committee papers
Committee agendas minutes
Correspondence
Planning applications
Cockburn and Civic forum
Planning subcommittee
City development group Marchmont, Sciennes, Merchiston area
Box 8 – “Grange Association various 1992-1999” (3 red lever arch file + 1 cardboard box)
Red      Cockburn association
            Planning applications
            Correspondence
            Committee papers
            Committee agenda minutes and action
Red     24 Nov 92 – 16 Nov 93
            Cockburn
            Correspondence
            Committee papers
            Committee agenda minutes and action
Red      1/1/95 – 31/8/95
            Planning
Correspondence
            Committee papers
            Committee agenda minutes action
            Cockburn association
Box     meetings
            Committee minutes Feb 99 –
            Civic forum
            Transport
            Princes St gallery
            Safe route to school – closure of Sciennes Road
            City development group
            Newsletters citizen
Box 9 – “Grange Association 1974-92”
5 lever arch folders
Planning 1991-92
Minutes/ agenda 1987-89
Planning 1983-90
Papers 1985-87
Papers 1974-85
Box 10 – “Grange Association 2001-3”
Lever arch folders –   Grange Association Committee 2001, 2002, 2003
Lever arch folders –   Grange Association Planning 2001, 2002, 2003
Box 11 – “Grange Association 2004 – 2006”  6 lever arch folders
Grange Association Committee 2004 (grey)
            Meetings AGM
Correspondence
            Committee meetings
            Civic forum
            Council initiatives city development group
            Transport roads
            Community organisations
            Website newsletters
Local development committee
Planning 2004 (grey)
Planning 2005 (grey)
Grange Association committee 2005 (red)
            Meetings AGM
Correspondence
            Committee meetings
            Civic forum
            Council initiatives city development group
            Transport roads
            Community organisations
            Website newsletters
Local development committee
Grange Association committee 2006 (pink)
            Meetings AGM members
Correspondence
            Committee meetings
            Council initiatives city development group
            Transport parking
            Community organisations & other
            LDC & LEF  {local devt cttee & local envir forum]
            Consultations and other
            SR memorial bench & cemetery project
Planning 2006 (pink)
Box 12 – “Grange Association 2007 – 2008 & listed buildings”
Grey lever arch Buildings of interest in the Grange
            Inventory of buildings (2nd part of Case for Conservation 1982)
Pink soft folder – listed buildings (all of Edinburgh)
Scottish Charity Accounts
Planning 2007
            Correspondence
            Applications
            Trees
Grange Association Committee 2008
            Meetings AGM members
            Correspondence
            Committee meetings
            Council initiatives
            Transport and parking
            Neighbourhood partnership
            Community organisations inc Civic form, Cockburn
Grange Association committee 2007
            Meetings AGM members
            Correspondence
            Committee meetings
            Council initiatives
            Transport and parking
            Neighbourhood partnership
            Community organisations inc Civic form, Cockburn
Grange Association Planning 2008
Unnumbered box – “Grange Association Committee 2003”
1983 ring binder
            Meetings AGM
            Correspondence
            Committee meetings
            Civic Forum
            Council Initiatives
            Transport and roads
            Community
            Website, newsletters
            Local development committee
Unnumbered box – “Box various includes early Grange Association papers, artwork for a Case for Conservation, Penny Well plan, Grange House papers”
Folder re comments on early guidance documents
“Odds and ends” about nursing homes
Letters re maps of the Grange
Correspondence re highways and parking
Amalgamation of East Grange Association and Grange and District Association to become Grange Association 1978
East Grange Association constitution 1977
Conservation exhibition and article 4
“Conservation since publication of report”
FOLDERS
Unnumbered – “Grange Association artwork”
Displays for exhibition in the library 1987
Various maps
Decision letter on conservation status
Various letters
Unnumbered – “Grange Association S.G.L”
Official 1983 map of conservation area
Maps and photos for exhibition “The Grange in Danger” 1981
Separate large card displays of traffic management, yellow lines etc. 1983
Added in June 2016
Blue box containing
Green Book “The Grange a Case for Conservation 1982”
“Trees in the Grange” by Alistair Scott 1995
            Press notice of creation of conservation area
            Blackford Road – special characteristics
            Correspondence on need for planning rules 1997
            Grange Association Survey 1993
            Grange Cemetery Wildlife Management Plan undated ?1996
            List of local listed buildings
            Grange Conservation Area Character Statement ?1996-7
            Application for extension at 7 Whitehouse Terrace
            Photocopy of “Between the Streamlet and the Town – a Brief History of the Astley Ainslie Hospital” by Charles Smith 1988
            List of trees in Astley Ainslie 1997
            “Sustaining the Quality and Character of Grange Outstanding Conservation Area” ?1997
            Map of recent developments 1988/9
            Various part maps of Grange
            “100 Desirable Trees to plant in the gardens of the Grange, Edinburgh for the millennium (or later)” Alistair Scott 1999
Aerial photograph centered on Grange Park House  ?1982 (before the building of Wyvern Park)