Douglas of Brigton: Barony Court Book

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Court book of the lands and barony of Brigton 1743-1752 later used to record household expenses in Dundee 1771-1772, and inventories of Mrs Douglas's linen and furniture particularly at Brigton 1775-1800.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Strachan of Carmylie received the lands of Brigton, in the parish of Kinnettles, Forfarshire, from Robert III. In the first quarter of the seventeenth century the Lyon family of Glamis bought Brigton from the Strachans. The barony was acquired by the Douglas family, who were related to the Earls of Angus, in the first half of the eighteenth century. William Douglas, the first of Brigton was succeeded by his son Robert who died by 1752 and was succeeded by his son William.

Arrangement

There is one item in the collection.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

Unknown

Note

This collection was previously catalogued as MS 15/8.

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, September 2001.

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Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Custodial History

Unknown

Accruals

None expected.