The Scottish Landed Estate, 1200-2000

When & Where

This is a Scottish Local History Forum event.
Saturday, 25 September 2004 (All day)
Govan Mbeki Health Building, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow, G4 0BA

Event Details

The Scottish Landed Estate has been very much neglected as a conference theme. Yet up to 1700 90% of the Scottish population spent their whole lives on estates. From 1200 until the early 20th century estates dominated the economic, social and even the political lives of Scots and by 1750 were the agents of massive economic change.

Conference Programme:

Approaches to the Landed Estate in Mediaeval Clydesdale
Dr Sandy Grant - University of Lancaster

Jacobite Landowners, the Church and the Local Community in Dunblane 1690-1740
Dr Bill Inglis – Chair of the Scottish Local History Forum

Estate Management in the Age of Improvement: the Buccleuch Estates, 1751-1812
Dr Brian Bonnyman – University of Dundee

11.50am  Interval

What went wrong in the 19th century? The Marquesses of Ailsa and Culzean
Professor Michael Moss – University of Glasgow

12.45pm–1.45pm Lunch

1.45pm Annual General Meeting,
Scottish Local History Forum

Opportunity, Challenge and Danger – Upland Estates 1560-1706
Mr John Harrison – independent historian

The Great House as the Focus of Local and National Interest Today?
Dr Peter Burman MBE – Director of Conservation and Property Services, The National Trust for Scotland



Event Location

Govan Mbeki Health Building
Glasgow Caledonian University
Cowcaddens Rd
G4 0BA

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