Archives Finding Aids

We have a number of resources to help you locate individuals and information associated with RBGE...

Below are some resources to help you locate people associated with RBGE in the past

Catalogued Collections in the Archives

RBGE Guild list

Click here to access a list of members of the RBGE Guild between 1913 and the early 1960s - the Guild could be joined by any member of RBGE staff and allowed them to keep in touch once they'd left.

RBGE Probationer Gardener List

Click here to access the list of gardeners in our Probationer Registers between around 1876 and 1935

Leith Walk Gardeners

Click here to access the list of men and women known to have worked at RBGE when it was situated on Leith Walk between 1763 and 1810

McNab Scrapbooks

Click here to see an index of the contents of two volumes of scrapbooks compiled by the family of William and James McNab, father and son, who between them were in charge of Horticulture at RBGE between 1810 and 1878.

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