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Collection name. Douglas of Springwood Park papers

 Record Group
Identifier: Collection name
Douglas, family, of Springwood Park

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Accounts and day-book kept by James Roberton, bailiff of Springwood Park, near Kelso.

Identifier: MS.19251
Scope and Contents

James Roberton records the daily activities on the estate, with particular reference to the Ladyrig and Heiton steadings.

Dates: 1835-1840.

Papers of the Douglas family of Springwood Park, near Kelso, Roxburghshire.

Identifier: MSS.8030-8120
Scope and Contents The papers cover the period from 1750 to 1945, but the bulk of the collection belongs to the lifetime of Sir George Henry Scott-Douglas, 4th Baronet, who succeeded his father as a minor in 1836 and died in 1885. During his minority and absences abroad with the army, his affairs were in the hands of a trustee, but after his return in 1851, Sir George took a keen interest in the running of his estates, as is evident from the long series of detailed factory accounts and correspondence....
Dates: 1750-1945.