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The Burgesses of Guild of the City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen ranks as one of the oldest civic institutions in Scotland. We are first mentioned in historical documents in the year 1124 when Aberdeen was a centre of trade and commerce. Much of the city's history stems from the actions of its early Burgesses who were charged with guarding the Burgh with its laws and customs. More than 800 years after formation the Burgesses of Aberdeen now number some 1,100 men and women who have been admitted on the strength of their character, professional reputation and involvement in the civic life of Aberdeen.

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Recycling Centre Update

Posted By Garry Stevens

Please note that we have now reached the maximum number of attendees for the visit this Thursday (27th) to the Recycling Centre. For those who are attending I have just been advised by the Centre that there is some climbing of staircases that is not advisable for those who h

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24th July 2017 No Comments

Recycling Centre Visit – Directions

Posted By Garry Stevens

For those Burgesses attending the visit to the recycling centre on 27th July directions below to assist you. If you have satnav then you need to put AB12 3GX as the postcode. If you are coming without satnav the easiest route it to take Market Street southbound, over t

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19th July 2017 No Comments

Burgess Lunches Reminder

Posted By Garry Stevens

Places are still available for the following lunches: We are pleased to announce that newly admitted Burgess Professor Henry Ellington has kindly accepted an invitation to be guest speaker at our lunch on Wednesday 2nd August at the usual venue of RNUC.. The title of

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7th July 2017 No Comments

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