Papers of William Shand (1765 - 1845) of Yonder Bognie, Forgue, Huntly

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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

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).

Arrangement

None observed - listing in process

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature accepting conditions of use at reader registration sheet

Acquisition Information

Deposited in the University in Nov 1987 by Mr W.A.C. Shand, of Yonder Bognie, Forgue, Huntly.

Other Finding Aids

Interim finding aid available in the Reading Room, Special Libraries and Archives (e-mail: speclib@abdn.ac.uk)

Very brief collection level description available on Aberdeen University Library Catalogue, accessible online http://www.abdn.ac.uk/diss/library/

Alternative Form Available

No copies known

Conditions Governing Use

Subject to the condition of the original, copies may be supplied for private research use only on receipt of a signed undertaking to comply with current copyright legislation.

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Head of Special Libraries and Archives (e-mail: speclib@abdn.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. Where possible, assistance will be given in identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Accruals

No accruals expected

Related Material

Correspondence of W.D. Simpson (1896-1968) and Lord Shand relating to the Shand Memorial in Kintore Church (GB 231 MS 2230) Correspondence of W.D. Simpson (1896-1968) and Lord Shand relating to the Shand Memorial in Kintore Church (GB 231 MS 2230) Papers of and relating to William Shand, Craigellie, Aberdeenshire, 1829-48 (GB 231 MS 2769/II/106/1-2)Papers of and relating to William Shand, Craigellie, Aberdeenshire, 1829-48 (GB 231 MS 2769/II/106/1-2)Papers of and relating to estates of Bognie, Forgue and Mountblairy, Aberdeenshire, 1862-1902 (GB 231 MS 2769/II/29/1-4)Papers of and relating to estates of Bognie, Forgue and Mountblairy, Aberdeenshire, 1862-1902 (GB 231 MS 2769/II/29/1-4)Papers of Thom family, Corse of Monelly, Forgue, Aberdeenshire, 1854-90 (GB 231 MS 2769/I/134/1-3)Papers of Thom family, Corse of Monelly, Forgue, Aberdeenshire, 1854-90 (GB 231 MS 2769/I/134/1-3) Papers of and relating to Walter Scott, Boynsmill, Forgue, Aberdeenshire, relating to Glendronach distillery, Aberdeenshire, 1870-87 (GB 231 MS 2769/II/104/1-5; GB 231 MS 2769/I/111/1-2; and GB 231 MS 2769/I/133/1-3)

Bibliography

No known publications using this material

Additional Information

Original records retained by depositor