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Andrew Downie Papers

  • Collection
  • 1814-1879

Collection consists of mainly financial papers. Includes indenture, correspondence, sheep & wool business papers, bills & accounts

Andrew Downie

Apprenticeship indenture

Apprenticeship indenture dated 28 November 1814. Andrew Downie, eldest son of John Downie, farmer of Bankend,
apprenticed to James Lucas of Stirling as writer, procurator, conveyancer, notary public for five years.

Andrew Downie


Correspondence for the years 1825-1830. Including letters from Thomas Scott about purchase of rum from Capt. Dixon of the "Skelton" (13 April 1825); H. Ross (arbitration 1827); M. Robertson (sheep 1828); W. Burn (sheep and supply of doors, chairs, etc. 1828-1830); reference for E.F. Bromley RN.

Andrew Downie

Hotel bills

Hotel bills, receipted 1824-1836. Accommodation, meals, wines and spirits.

Andrew Downie

New Norfolk ferry tolls

Documents detailing tolls for self and horse, and man and sheep. Also boatman's bills for carrying parcels.

Andrew Downie

Notes of provisions

Notes of provisions under Downie's will not dated (late 19th/early 20th century) Rough notes on scrap of paper, beginning: "By a will in Scots from Andrew Downie residing at Park Terrace, Stirling, dated 19 February 1869. Exhibited on affidavit by Wm Downie 20.3.79".

Andrew Downie

Receipted bills

Receipted bills for miscellaneous household goods, clothing, etc.

  1. 1825-1827
  2. 1828-1830
  3. 1831-1833
  4. 1834
  5. 1835
  6. 1836

Andrew Downie

Sheep stealing cases

Subpoena and notes of expense in case of sheep stolen from Thomas Wells when Downie was acting for John Raisley of Kimbolton Park, Hamilton. Also note relating rumours of sheep stealing 1826.

Andrew Downie

State of the flock

State of the flock for the years 1825-1828. Shepherd's notes of sheep numbers, branding, sales etc.

Andrew Downie


Papers, 1826-1832 relating to wool and the transport of bales, one bale shipped to London 1832.

Andrew Downie