Tod family papers

Scope and Content

Legal records 1910-1918; Financial records 1885-1895; Correspondence 1881; Ephemera 1923; Press cuttings 1895-1923; Publications 1923; Photographs c 1905.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Tod, of Eastwood Park and Hartfield, Renfrewshire, Justice of the Peace, married Mrs. Agnes Finlay. They had two sons and two daughters: Hunter Finlay Tod, Surgeon; Frederick John Tod, Stockbroker, Glasgow; Jane Tod who married James Ernest Cox in 1904; and Margaret Mitchell Tod who married James Fleming Fyfe-Jamieson.

Hunter Finlay Tod (1871-1923), second son of David Tod and Agnes Finlay, was educated at Clifton College and Trinity College, Cambridge and received his medical training at the London Hospital. In 1892, he gained a first class honours degree in Natural Science, followed in 1896 by the M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and the M.R.C.S., and L.R.C.P., London. He went on to specialise in Aural Surgery. He married the eldest daughter of Dr. Stanley Rendall, of Chantmerle, Aix-les-Bains, and they had a son and three daughters.


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The records were deposited by the Cox family in 1996 (AccM/324).

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MS 66/II Sidlaw Industries: Cox Brothers Ltd

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