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Gilmour of Lundin and Montrave (msdep73)

Images of the Gilmours of Lundin and Montrave collection

The papers of the Gilmour family include estate papers from both Lundin and Montrave, business papers from Allan Gilmour’s very successful timber and shipbuilding company, involvement in trade and settlements in South Africa and Canada, military papers from the Fife Light Horse in action in the Boer War and WWI, and the political career of John Gilmour, second baronet. 

This collection has been listed and the records are being transferred to the online catalogue. For more information on the work being carried out on the collection see our Projects page.

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Current projects

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