Friday, 30 March 2007
In the 1880s and 1890s, the lives of rural communities, were still very much as they had been for decades before. This was especially true of an area of Scotland like Glenesk, in a valley running into the Grampian Hills. The cash-book presented here is a record of the daily work of a small Glenesk farm of this period, providing a fascinating insight into country life in the later years of the 19th century. At Brechin with Stirks (Sources in Local History S.).