- Records of the Commissioners of Supply - local landowners (1750s-1930)
- Zetland County Council’s records (1890-1975)
- Lerwick Town Council’s records (1818-1975)
- Records of Shetland Islands Council (1975-present)
These bodies were involved in every kind of activity in Shetland: poor relief, housing, health, law and order, leisure. They are very useful for historians.