Papers relating to Nether Balloch Farm, Alyth

Scope and Content

Tacks, vouchers, marriage contracts and correspondence of the Browns of Nether Balloch Farm, Alyth 1761 1843; Nether Balloch Sawmill cash book 1846 1849; Memorandum on farming life in the Carse of Gowrie and Abernethy by Thomas Ross 1883; photographs c 1906; Ross family genealogy correspondence and notes 1888-1889.

Administrative / Biographical History

Balloch farm, near Alyth, was originally leased, and then purchased by the Brown family. It has passed through the female line to the Matthewson family and then to the Ross family, the Bells, and then the Roberts family.


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

The records were deposited by Mrs A Roberts in 1983 (AccM/179).

Other Finding Aids

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Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The records are on paper and include photographs.

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, January 2002.

Conditions Governing Use

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


None expected.

Location of Originals

The material is original.

Corporate Names