Sub-fonds MS 100/16 - Don, Hill and Robertson Family Trusts

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MS 100/16


Don, Hill and Robertson Family Trusts


  • 1877-1934 (Creation)

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0.58 linear metres

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The Don family were involved in the textile trade in Angus from the eighteenth century. By the nineteenth century many of the family were involved in the family firm which eventually became Don Bros. Buist, and Co and later Don and Low PLC. Among them was John Don a great leader of the company in the Victorian period. The Hill and Robertson families were offshoots of the Don family. One of John Don's daughters, Mary Anne Don, married Michael Hill a merchant from Hull. Their son Lionel was appointed a Director of Don Bros., Buist and Co. in 1922. Another member of the family Evelyn Campbell Don married L.F. Robertson.

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Miscellaneous legal and financial records relating to trusts


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 100/16

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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