Sub-fonds MS 6/11 - Tod family papers

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MS 6/11


Tod family papers


  • 1881-1923 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 box.

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Biographical history

David Tod, of Eastwood Park and Hartfield, Renfrewshire, Justice of the Peace, married Mrs. Agnes Finlay. They had two sons and two daughters: Hunter Finlay Tod, Surgeon; Frederick John Tod, Stockbroker, Glasgow; Jane Tod who married James Ernest Cox in 1904; and Margaret Mitchell Tod who married James Fleming Fyfe-Jamieson. Hunter Finlay Tod (1871-1923), second son of David Tod and Agnes Finlay, was educated at Clifton College and Trinity College, Cambridge and received his medical training at the London Hospital. In 1892, he gained a first class honours degree in Natural Science, followed in 1896 by the M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and the M.R.C.S., and L.R.C.P., London. He went on to specialise in Aural Surgery. He married the eldest daughter of Dr. Stanley Rendall, of Chantmerle, Aix-les-Bains, and they had a son and three daughters.

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Scope and content

Legal records 1910-1918; Financial records 1885-1895; Correspondence 1881; Ephemera 1923; Press cuttings 1895-1923; Publications 1923; Photographs c 1905.


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Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

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.

Conditions governing reproduction

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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The records are on paper, with photographs.

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MS 6/11

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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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