Record

CodeNA7648
Dates1727-1724
Person NameSkene; family; of Careston
Epithetfamily
ActivityThe Skene family owned the estates of Careston (Angus) from the early 18th century. They were considered generous and humane landlords, and started agricultural improvements on the estate such as crop rotation and the use of fertilisers. Major George Skene died on 13 August 1724 leaving the estate to his daughter Elizabeth.
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