Nineteenth century estate records from the Earl of Aberdeen's Cromar estate. The collection comprises factory accounts, 1845 - 1870; cash books containing crop accounts, 1829 - 1843 and 1929 - 1862; rental ledgers, 1830 - 1855; crop accounts ledgers, with indexed entries for each tenant and records of payments in money or kind, 1836 - 1869; records relating to Government drainage scheme, arranged by farm name, 1849 - 1850.
Papers of Gordon family, Earls of Aberdeen, relating to Cromar estate, Aberdeenshire
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- ReferenceGB 231 MS 3198
- Dates of Creation1829 - 1869
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description11 volumes No physical characteristics affecting use of collection
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Cromar Estate, Aberdeenshire, once the property of the Earl of Aberdeen, is now administered by the MacRobert Trusts.
Arranged by record type and chronologically therein
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Deposited in the University in 1984, by the administrator of the MacRobert Trusts
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The records were found by the MacRobert Trustees in their offices at Balmuir, Tarland, Aberdeenshire, in 1984
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