Copy of renunciation by The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd in favour of the Trustees of the deceased Sir John Pender of lease of 18 acres of the lands of Seafield, West Lothian. Dated 18th January, Recorded 10th February 1934. Legal: Murray, Beith & Murray W S. W. Fraser and Robert Crichton (directors) are noted as having signed on behalf of The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd along with secretary R. W. Meikle.
Minute of agreement and lease between Colonel James Henry Cowan of Boghall and The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd of area of ground to be used as a spent shale tip dated 1912. Includes plan of grounds to be acquired. Estimated date. Legal: Mackenzie Innes and Logan W S. Signed by William Barr and Thomson W. McLintock, directors at The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd.
Copy of Agreement between Colonel James Henry Cowan of Boghall and The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd concerning compensation wayleaves and lease of additional ground to the company dated 1939. Estimated date. Legal: Mackenzie Innes and Logan W S. W. Fraser (Director), Robert Crichton (Director) and R. W. Meikle (Secretary) all noted as having signed the original.
Duplicate of Agreement between the Trustees of the late Sir John Pender and The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd. Regarding the opening of a mine on Seafield Farm dated 1908. Includes: plan of area covered by agreement. Estimated date. Legal: Murray Beith and Murray W S. Embodied in new lease of 1934.
Minute of agreement between The Right Honourable The Earl of Rosebery and Midlothian DSO and Rosebery Estates and The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd and Others. Regarding the hutchway and haulage road at Deans Works on the Livingston Estate dated 1932. Includes: plan of area covered by agreement; correspondence re: the termination of the agreement dated 13th May 1961; journal of bores put down on the estate of Binns in 1855 and 1856 dated 1883; Record in appeal at the instance of George Affleck, Junior Miner against The Clippens Oil Co Ltd, 19 March 1884. Estimated date. Legal: Murray Beith and Murray W S. Embodied in new lease of 1934.
Correspondence between The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd and Livingston Football Club regarding the let of land for the construction of a hut for changing accommodation for the club date 25th April 1950. Includes: plan of area covered by agreement. Estimated date. Lease terminated.
Correspondence between Mr Andrew Buchanan, Seafield Farm and The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd regarding the use of 727 acres of ground for farming crops, situated behind the tennis courts on the Seafield Estate, correspondence dated from 10th April 1952 to 22nd July 1958, lease dated 30th April 1952. Includes: plan of area covered by agreement. Estimated date. Lease terminated.
Copy of Claim for The Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, In Reference between The said Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, Claimant, and The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, Respondent dated 11th December, 1914. Claim of damage done to the land of claiment by smoke, fumes or exhalations from the Works of The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited. Includes Abstract of Claims. Legal: John C. Brodie and Sons, W.S. See also Arc 129044.
Replies for The Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, to Answers for The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, in reference between the said Earl of Buchan, Claimant, and the said Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, Defenders. Dated 2nd February 1915. Type written.
Minute of Agreement between The Uphall Mineral Oil Company (Limited), and its Liquidators; and Thomas Thornton, for and on behalf of The Uphall Oil Company (Limited) and Peter McLagan and Others.Legal: Drummond and Reid, W.S Liquidators of the Uphall Mineral Oil Company (Limited): Henry Cadell, George Harrison and George Ogilvie. Type written with signatures and additions.. Includes printed memorandum of Association of The Uphall Oil Company Ltd. 1876
List of Titles belonging to The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, in hands of Marshall and Inglis for Assets Company.Estimated dates. Legal: McClure Nalsmith Brodie and Company. Dated 1899. Type written.
Inventory of Writs of the lands of Knightsridge. Contains a list of title deeds relating to the purchase of lands of Knightsridge by The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd from Mr Alexander Glendinning in July 1914
Copy of a Deed of Submission by The Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, and The Pumpherston Oil Company, Limited: Damage to Plantation Ground at Drumshoreland. Unsigned and undated copy. No plan attached. See also Arcs 129050 to 129054.
Legal: McClure Naismith Brodie and Co. See also Arc 129051 to 129054. Answers for The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, Respondents, to the Claim for The Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, in reference between The said Earl of Buchan and The said Pumpherston Oil Company Limited. 1914.
Copy Note of Proposed Findings in Reference between The Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, Claimant, and The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, Respondents. A. Thomson Clay, W.S., Clerk. See also Arcs 129049 to 129051 and Arcs 129053 to 129054. Type written. Dated September 1916.
Order by the Oversman In Arbitration between The Right Honourable Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan, and The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited. Legal: A. Thomson Clay, W.S., Clerk to the Reference. See also Arcs 129049 to 129053. Dated 8th November 1916. Type written.
State for Settlement between Sir John Pender, HCMG, and William Fraser Esq.: Minerals of Seafield and Blackburn. Details expenses payable to Landlord's agents for the mineral lease, the minute of agreement, and the building lease, which were dated 10 March 1890 and 14 March 1890. Hand written.
Letter from McClure, Naismith, Brodie and Company to Archibald Fraser, enclosing draft proposed Agreement for Siding with the North British Railway Company. See also Arc 129058. Dated 27th August 1889.
Inventory of Documents belonging to The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited delivered to Messrs Boyds Miller and Thompson by McClure, Naismith, Brodie and Company.Legal: McClure, Naismith, Brodie and Company. Type written. Dated November 1919.
Correspondence between Scottish Oils Limited and Messrs Miller, Thompson, Henderson and Company, regarding eight deeds sent to Scottish Oils Limited, for use in relation to claims made under The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1947. Correspondence dated from 8th June, 1949 to 15th June, 1949.
The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited: Supplementary Inventory of Writs handed over to Messrs Boyds Miller and Thompson. An inventory of writs relating to two pieces of ground on Livingstone Estate, received by Boyds Miller and Thompson from McClure, Naismith, Brodie and Company, Writers dated 1920.
Signed Copies of Contracts for erection of Ammonia Liquor Concentration Plant and supply of Liquor to Department of Explosives dated September, 1916 and April, 1918.
Includes a Contract for the Manufacture and Sale of Concentrated Ammonia Liquor dated 12th September, 1916;
A Supplemental Agreement dated 11th April, 1918;
And a letter from the Ministry of Munitions of War to the Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, dated 12 April 1918.
Draft Minute of Agreement between John Allan White, Banker, Ayr, and Others as Trustees, and The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited dated 1913. Sets out the terms and conditions relating to The Pumpherston Oil Co. Ltd. Laying a water pipe through the lands and estate of Dykehead, Lanarkshire. Legal: McClure, Naismith, Brodie and Company. Annotated copy.
Draft Minute of Agreement between Sir Simon Macdonald Lockhart of Lee and Carnwath, Baronet, and The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited dated 1913: Containing Disposition to the Company of price of ground on farm of Southtown spring of water thereon and right of wayleave etc. Legal: McClure, Naismith Brodie and Company. Annotated copy.
Duplicate Lease between The Right Honourable John Cuthbert, Baron Pender of Porthcurnow and Another, Trustees of Sir John Pender, K.C.M.G., and The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, of Shale in the Lands of Seafield, Blackburn and Whitehall in County of West Lothian,
Includes plans of the area, entitled 'Grounds occupied etc in Lands of Blackburn House and Seafield. Scale 25" to 1 '. electric pipes shown in red, water pipes from the River Almond to dean works also shown - January 03, 1939 to January 13, 1939. Some annotations.Legal: Murray, Beith and Murray, W.S. Lease terminated Whitsunday 1953. Also OS map (1922 edition) entitled 'Plan 1' showing areas of ground marked in blue and red around Blackburn House.
Disposition by The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited in favour of The County Council of the County of West Lothian, of Site of Septic Tank at Seafield. Dated 3rd September 1942. Includes plan of the area. Legal: J.G.B. Henderson, W.S., Linlithgow. Includes 'Plan shewing proposed alterations on sewers and site of septic tank for sewage Seafield Houses'.
Scale 1/2 " to 100'. Shows existing sewer marked in blue and proposed sewer marked in red.
Livingston Reservoir Specification of work to be done to raise existing embankment and heightening the waste weir, upstand and channel walls at Livingston Reservoir for the Pumpherston Oil Company dated December 1934.
Final Certificate and Certificate as to Execution of Works included, dated 12th September, 1935 both signed by William Carstairs Reid, Chartered Civil Engineer employed by The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited to supervise alteration work noted in Specification of work.
Report on Reservoir (Safety Provisions) Act 1930 for Livingston Reservoir by David Ronald, member of The Institution of Civil Engineers and qualified Civil Engineer, dated 29th March, 1945.
Contained note which stated 'The Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd Livingston Reservoir - See correspondance file with Messers ?? Leslie and Reid, August 1934 onwards re alterations at above Reservoire.'
Reservoirs (Safety Provisions) Act 1930: Report by David Ronald, Member of The Institution of Civil Engineers, 72a George Street, Edinburgh, and a qualified Civil Engineer within the meaning of the above Act, on the Reservoir situated on the stream about half a mile south-east of Livingston Station in the Parish of Livingston and County of West Lothian, belonging to The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited.
Copy correspondence between The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, The Armadale Gas Company Limited and The Caledonian Gas Corporation Limited dated 19th November 1937 - May, 1939, relating to The Armadale Gas Co. Ltd. laying a gas pipe across The Pumpherston Oil Co. Ltd's property at Seafield.
Duplicate Lease between The Mercantile Chambers Co Ltd and Messrs. MacKenzie Roberton and Co of office premises on first floor at 53 Bothwell Street, Glasgow dated 1963 and related correspondence dating from 18th January, 1963 to 6th February, 1963.
The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited, Report of the Directors and Balance sheet for the year ended 31st December 1986. To be submitted to the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held on 27th March 1987.
States that during that financial year the company has not traded, there has been no income or expenditure and therefore no change in the company's position. Details the current asset owing by The British Petroleum Company p.l.c and shows that the share capital is equal to that amount.
Application to Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited for a piece of ground at North Village, Pumpherston by Mr Alexander Morrison, 34 Drumshoreland Road, Pumpherston, on which to erect a garage. Correspondence is dated 27th January 1964. Includes a plan of the proposed site for the erection of a garage, highlighted in red. Scale of plan is 1/500.
Lease between James Hope as Commissioner for the Right Honorable John Adrian Louis Earl of Hopetoun and Robert Orr, Robert Mackay Sutherland and Archibald Henderson Chrichton Trustees for the James Ross and Company
Lease between The Mercantile Chambers Co Ltd and Messrs. Wright Johnston and Orr of office premises on the second floor at 53 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, dated 1963. Includes correspondance referring to the lease and the annual rent and a copy of the Testing Clause.