• Printed poster concerning regulations for movement of live cattle, 1877.
  • Printed notice regulating bathing on certain parts of the seashore within the burgh of Lerwick, 1893.
  • Printed election notice for Bressay, Burra and Quarff School Board, 1879.

Local Government

  • 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.

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