Subfonds 06 - Argyll estate records

Accounts for McFarlane's work for the 9th Earl of Argyll at Duart Castle in June and July 1681 an... Tiree estate correspondence

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GB 3452 ARG-06


Argyll estate records


  • 1460-2017 (Creation)

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Papers created by the various officers appointed to manage the lands and properties owned by the earls and dukes of Argyll in the course of their duties. Created by the various officers, the records were brought together in Inveraray in the mid 20th century.

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Records created for and through the process of managing the Argyll estates. The estates were administered centrally by the Argyll Chamberlain, with rents and local matters handled first by tacksmen and then, from the 18th century, by local factors. Records were stored centrally by the area of the estate to which they related:
A for Argyll
K for Kintyre
M for Mull
R for Rosneath
T for Tiree

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