Scottish shale Scottish shale

Dundas (lands)

Parish:
Dalmeny, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
City of Edinburgh
  • Location map
    Leasee Owner Start date End date Full record
    Oakbank Oil Co. Ltd Sir Stewart Stewart-Clark 1939 1960 213942, 1 of 6. also 143968
  • Related file records
    • 143968-001 - Minute of Lease between Sir Stewart Stewart-Clark and The Oakbank Oil Company Ltd. and Contract of Tack between Hopetoun Estate Development [...] - Minute of Lease between Sir Stewart Stewart-Clark and The Oakbank Oil Company Ltd, dated 19 September 1940 and signed by Sir William Fraser and Robert Crighton, Directors and by Sir Stewart Stewart-Clark, Baronet related to Oil Shale in part of Dundas Estate 20 and a half years from Martinmas 1939 (with breaks); There is a plan attached dated 19 September and 4 October 1940 with the area outlined in Green. There is an area coloured Blue excepted from the Lease as it supports a gun station. Contract of Tack between Hopetoun Estate Development Company and The Oakbank Oil Company Ltd, dated 13 July 1940 and signed by Sir William Fraser and Robert Crighton, Directors and The most Honourable The Marquess of Linlithgow and Colonel Guy Speir related to Oil Shale in part of the Lands and Estate of Duddingston. There is a signed plan attached dated 13 and 24 July 1940 with various areas coloured. There is a key to the plan which describes the various coloured areas. NB. See also item 143968-002 (Box 39) which deals with Hopetoun Estate Claim 1960-1967 arising from expiry of the Lease and Contract of Tack.