David Small & Sons, Seedsmen, Brechin

Scope and Content

Day books 1940-1958; cash books 1929-1958; stock books 1902-1948; catalogues and price lists 1897-1976; photographs 1896-1910; inventories and valuations of stock 1896-1898.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Small & Sons was established in 1896 when David Small bought an existing seedsman business from James Young at 20 Swan Street, Brechin. The firm closed down when the son of the founder retired in 1976.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Access Information

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



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

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Conditions Governing Use

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

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