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Country Code GB
Repository Code 800001
Repository Private
Reference NRAS859
Title Douglas-Home Family, Earls of Home
Dates 13th century-20th century
Access Status Restricted
Access Conditions These records are held privately. All enquiries should be address to:

The Registrar
National Register of Archives for Scotland
HM General Register House
Description This collection includes, among other papers: Titles and papers relating to lands in regality and barony of Glasgow and sheriffdom of Renfrew, 1519-1854, including: Spreull of Castlehill, 1602-10; book of reference relating to proposed railway linking Broomielaw to other railways and canal in Glasgow, 1829; titles and papers relating to Campbell of Blythswood, 1595-1854, including proposed railway tunnel, 1830-45. Papers relating to feus and teinds in barony of Bothwell, 1795-1831.

Douglas estate papers, 1773-1959, including: account books, 1925-59; annual accounts and rentals of lands of Abbotsinch, Dunsyston and Bothwell, Upper Ward of Lanarkshire, and Ayrshire, 1858-1956; expired leases in parishes of Carluke, Carmichael, Craignethan, Crawfordjohn, Douglas, Lamington, Lesmahagow, Muirkirk, Roberton, Wandell and Wiston, 1793-1935; papers concerning woods and planting, minerals and coal, 1780-1937; tollbar rents from Douglas Mill, Abington and Clydesnap, 1800-11; accounts for building work at Mains, Dunbartonshire, 1847, Springhill House, Douglas, 1938-9; reports of Douglas Cottage Hospital, 1897-1920; correspondence and papers relating to parish of Lamington, 1822-32; plans, 1773-1905, n.d. Hirsel estate ledger, 1935-49.
Writs of lands in Lanarkshire, 1743-1807. Douglas estate papers, 1753-1908: including accounts, 1753-1914; papers concerning policies of Douglas and Bothwell Castles, 1761-91; Douglas rentals, 1769-1825; papers concerning improvements to entailed estates, 1770-78; estate maps and architectural plans, 1757-1825. Correspondence, 1788-1931; including letters concerning Toll Riots at Duns, 1792 and correspondence with John Gibson, WS on estate and legal matters, 1857-83. Legal papers, 1509-1920; including papers concerning dispute with Earl of Winton over Lordship of Paisley and Abercorn family, 1633-1726; papers concerning commonties of Weston and Kirkton of Douglas, 1672-1778; parliamentary papers concerning public works, 1835-1906. Papers concerning Douglas Peerage, 1509-1816; including papers concerning extortion attempt following 'Douglas Cause, 1816. Miscellaneous papers, including 'taxt roll' of estates, 1665; papers concerning Marquis of Douglas' vassals, 1650-1849; papers concerning ownership of Round Tower at Abernethy, 1890-1903; papers concerning Forfarshire politics, 1777-1802; papers concerning freeholders of Lanarkshire, 1775-1831; papers concerning Sir William Fraser's The Douglas Book, 1866-1900.
Letters from Lady Mary Coke to her sister, Anne, Countess of Strafford (and after Anne's death in 1785, to Lord Strafford), in the form of a weekly journal, 1756-91.
Level Fonds
Copies Microfilm copies of papers relating to Lady Louisa Stuart in NRS RH4/122. Microfilm closed except to readers having permission from the owner.
Publication Note Sir William Fraser "The Douglas Book" in 4 volumes (1885)
Related Material (Replaces Survey 114)

Maps & Plans related to the survey are available in the National Archives of Scotland references:
RHP14270 (Photocopy)
RHP21872-22045 (Photocopies)
RHP22112-22113 (Photocopies)
RHP22340-22341 (Photocopies)
RHP22363 (Photocopy)
RHP89911-89920 (Photocopies)

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