Manuscript of History of the estate of Airthrey; photocopies and photographs of some 18th-19th century documents and plans relating to Airthrey c1974.
Papers of Ella MacLean, 1894-1988, local historian
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- ReferenceGB 559 MS 7
- Dates of Creation1974
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.02 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Ella MacLean of Helenslea, Bridge of Allan, was a recognised authority on the history of Bridge of Allan. She was born Ella Sisterson in County Durham in 1894 and married Archibald MacLean in 1920. The couple settled at Helenslea where she devoted herself to local activities, her particular interests were working with young people, music and local history. In 1970 her Bridge of Allan: The Rise of a Village was published. As well as writing articles of her own she collected a large library of reference books and other material, some of which she gave to Stirling Council Archives. Ella MacLean died in 1988 .
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.
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Fonds level description compiled by H M Kemp and Alan Borthwick, Scottish Archive Network project, 10 May 2002.
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