RAMSAY, DAVID [SSNE 8120]
David Ramsay was the son of Isobel Spens [SSNE 6263] and Major General James Ramsay [SSNE 3315]. In 1647 he was awarded a significant number of farms by the Swedish government (after a request from his mother), but she was allowed the income from many of them until her death.
Sources: Riksarkivets ämnessamlingar. Personhistoria https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0070071_00181#?c=&m=&s=&cv=180&xywh=3400%2C321%2C2394%2C1380
E. Spens, ‘En Skotsk Lady i Älghult?, in Älghultskrönika (1983), pp.36-37
- SWEDEN, ÄLGHULT
- Arrived 1647-01-01
- Departed 0000-01-01
- Capacity FARMER, purpose LANDOWNER, ESTATE MANAGER, FARMER