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Country Code GB
Repository Code 244
Repository Ayrshire Archives
Reference GB244/SAC/DC17
Title Hamilton of Rozelle and Carcluie
Dates 1601-1993
Access Status Restricted
Description Miscellaneous bundles of correspondence, personal and estate papers of Archibald Hamilton of Rozelle and his descendants (including references to his naval career, plantations in Jamaica, with extensive references to slavery and labour problems, 1724-c1850, Australia, including autobiographical notes by Hugh Hamilton, with material on his life there, 1841-1865, Ayr Brewery, local politics in Ayr and the Ayrshire Conservative Association, 1834-1839, measures against local radicals, 1820, Ayr Dispensary Hospital, 1832, Ayr Prison Board, 1840, railways, turnpike and other roads, agricultural improvements, Doon fisheries, 1848-1860, diaries, 1826-1828, 1845, 1847-1848, correspondence of Archibald Montgomery, including naval service in the 1790s, 1789-1812, relations with the Eglinton family, Ardrossan Harbour, roads, tile works, household inventories of Rozelle, 1841-1842, 1861, and of Sundrum, 1896, with a history of the Hamilton family of Sundrum, etc.), 1682-1939; Household account books, 1823-1870; Family trees of the earls of Eglinton and Winton and the Hamilton family of Rozelle, 1993; Volumes relating to Robert Hamilton of Bourtreehill and the Jamaica plantations (including letter books, a sederunt book of trustees, 1773-1818, and a ledger of the Pemberton Valley estate, 1818-1844), 1735-1853; Miscellaneous volumes relating to Lady Jane Montgomerie, Archibald Hamilton, Hugh Hamilton, the earls of Eglinton and the Rozelle estate (including an arithmetic exercise book, 1808, a scrap book and journal of Lady Jane Montgomerie, c 1820-1850, a printed plan of the procession and rules to be observed at the celebration of the Earl of Eglinton?s birthday, 1833, and an Australian account book of Hugh Hamilton, 1853-1857), 1808-1930; Photograph albums and individual photographs (including photographs of Ayrshire gentry and country houses, late 19th cent., views and portraits in Clayton, New Zealand, 1888, Calcutta, 1891, Cheltenham, 1892, Rome and elsewhere in Europe, 1894-1895, and Arran, 1897), c 1860-c 1900; Miscellaneous newspapers, 1796-1839; Titles (including titles to Slaphouse, Chapelpark, Laigh Glengall, Clochranhill and Dumfries Park, Summerfield, Whinmoor Park, High Glengall, Kilnpark, Rozelle, Carcluie and others, and a plan of the Rozelle estate, 1842), 1601-1935.
Level Fonds
Extent 6.00 Linear Metres
Language English Latin
Associated Persons
NA22601Archibald Hamilton

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