CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2765
TitleNorth Deeside Turnpike Road: papers
Date1856 - 1865
Extent9 items (0.01 linear metres)
Custodial HistoryThe papers were found in the rafters of a house in Ballater (Willowbank, Golf Road), Aberdeenshire, by its present owner, Mr. T. W. Henderson. Their presence there may be explained by the fact that the house was occupied at the beginning of the 20th century by a Mr. Riach, the local registrar.
SourceThey were presented to the University Library in September 1970 by Mr. James Robbie, Riverston House, Ballater, on behalf of Mr. Henderson.
DescriptionPapers relating to the construction of the North Deeside turnpike road from Charlestown of Aboyne to Castletown of Braemar, Aberdeenshire. This includes details relating to the rental of tolls and information concerning Ballater Turnpike Road Trust and the cost of building the road.
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Related MaterialThe main series of records for these authorities are deposited at Aberdeen City Archives, Dunbar Street, Aberdeen, AB24 3UJ. A catalogue of these records is available for consultation in the University Searchroom.
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