Miscellaneous papers from the archives of the firm of Russel and Aitken. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Dep.240

Dates

  • 1492-1953. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection includes: the mineral exploration papers of James Russel of Blackbraes, circa 1850-1900; papers relating to the Falkirk Gas Works, 1829-1879; papers relating to the Stirling Midland Junction Railway, 1836-1855; the papers of Dr John Aitken, Fellow of the Royal Society, relating to naval mechanics and meteorology, circa 1865-1915; the writs of the lands of Myethill, Denny, 1569-1773; papers relating to the Falkirk Bank Company, 1668-1840; and many estate and mineral plans, 18th century-20th century.

  • Related Materials

    See also Dep.250.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Deposited, 1975, by Messrs Russel and Aitken, Falkirk.9 October 1975

  • Custodial History

    This deposit was transferred, with the owners` approval, to Falkirk Council Archives, 4 August 2004.

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