Collection Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1483
Associated Websites: Boyd Charters Preservation: Library Blog Post, October 2017
Date of Creation: Between 1484 and 1760
Level of Description: Collection
Extent: 118 documents
Content: Papers relating to the Boyd family of Trochrig, 1485-c.1759.
[Formerly shelved at BE10-y]
Arrangement: List Collection Content
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Not Assigned
Source of Acquisition: See Accession details
Conservation: In 2017 the collection was rehoused and the vellum documents unfolded and flattened (ASC Preservation staff).
Bibliography: See Seymour Clarke, The Boyds of Penkill and Trochrig: Their Ancestors and Descendants, with Other Notes Relating to the Family of Boyd. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1909; Rosalind K. Marshall, 'Boyd, Robert, of Trochrig (1578-1627)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 2 Feb 2010].
Cataloguing Rules: ISAD(G)
Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this collection:

subject: Boyd family of Trochrig c 1480- c 1760
Landowners in Ayrshire, Scotland.
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