Papers of William Shand (1765 - 1845) of Yonder Bognie, Forgue, Huntly, 1789 - 1841. The collection comprises correspondence and agreements between William Shand, tenant in Yonder Bognie, and his landlords, Alexander Morison and Theodore Morison, regarding the tenancy and enclosure of Yonder Bognie, 1789 - 1821, including details of pre-enclosure agricultural practice; papers re. the winding up of the estate of William Shand's father, William Shand (1730 - 1799), 1803 - 1804; inventory and roup of the effects of William Shand's sister, Margaret Shand, 1837; will and roup of the effects of Alexander Anderson, tenant in Soutertown, 1823 - 1824; papers relating to the Mill of Forgue, 1814 - 1831; miscellaneous correspondence and receipts relating to William Shand's role as Kirk treasurer, 1828 - 1841, including letters relating to fund-raising for missions in India and parish poor relief; fragment of pass book of Forgue Savings Bank, 1828
Papers of William Shand (1765 - 1845) of Yonder Bognie, Forgue, Huntly
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- ReferenceGB 231 MS 3292
- Dates of Creation1789 - 1841
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 file photocopied records (38 items) No physical characteristics affecting use of collection
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Administrative / Biographical History
See Some Notices of the Surname of Shand, particularly of the County of Aberdeen, edited by George Shand (Norwich: Miller and Leavins, 1877).
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Deposited in the University in Nov 1987 by Mr W.A.C. Shand, of Yonder Bognie, Forgue, Huntly.
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