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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 We are first mentioned in historical documents in the year 1124 when Aberdeen was a centre of trade and commerce.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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AGM Preliminary Notice

Posted By Garry Stevens

BURGESSES OF GUILD OF ABERDEEN The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Burgesses of Guild of the City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen will be held in the Town House, Aberdeen at 12 noon on Tuesday 9 May 2017.  The meeting will require to agree and recommend to Aberdeen City Council t

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28th March 2017 No Comments

Aberdeen City Council Briefing to Burgesses

Posted By Garry Stevens

The Annual Aberdeen City Council budget briefing to the Burgesses was well attended on the evening of Wednesday 22 March in the Council Chamber. Chaired by the Lord Dean of Guild, Angela Scott, Chief Executive, and Steven Whyte, Head of Finance gave the Burgesses a detailed

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23rd March 2017 No Comments

Archie Foundation Visit

Posted By Garry Stevens

Places are still available for the event detailed below, if you wish to attend what will be an interesting visit, please email clerk Garry Stevens at - clerk@aberdeenburgesses.com Archie Foundation A visit has been arranged to the Archie foundation on Wednesday 19th 

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20th March 2017 No Comments

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