Miscellaneous accounts and papers relating to the estates of the Douglas family of Springwood Park. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1754-1915, undated. (Creation)


  • 108 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    108 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Accounts, 1787-1910 (folio 1); (ii) 'Acct. of the length of the New March Dyke between Ancrum & Langnewton', 1767 (folio 68); (iii) 'A scheme for dividing Roxburgh Kirk', 1754 (folio 69); (iv) Papers, 1769-1800, concerning the stipend of the minister of Roxburgh (folio 71); (v) Copy of minutes, 1862-1863, of meetings of the heritors of the parish of Ancrum (folio 76); (vi) Information (printed), 1812, on the fisheries of the river Tweed in the case of Hugh Scott and others against Robert Kerse (folio 78); (vii) Description and diagram of a pump, ?1834 (folio 91); (viii) 'Directions for constructing an Ice House', ?1842 (folio 95); (ix) Report and notes, 1836, undated, on the plantations and shrubs on Springwood Park estates (folio 97); (x) Draft advertisement, 1854, for sale of wood (folio 105); (xi) Note, undated, of grass seeds for fields (folio 106); (xii) Record, 1854-1858, of rainfall at Springwood Park (folio 107); (xiii) 'List of game killed on Longnewton, etc.', 1905-1915 (folio 108).