Estate Maps, 1750s-1900s

Map Detail
North of Scotland Archaeological Society
Name: May, Peter (ca. 1724/35 - 1795); Ainslie, John (1745-1828)  
Title: A Plan of the Barony of Castle Leod belonging to the Right Hon Lady Elibank reduced to a small scale from an old plan of P May by John Ainslie Land Surveyor Edinburgh  
Imprint: Original survey 1750s, copied 1796
Pagination: 1 ms. map : hand col.; 67 x 108 cm.
Shelfmark: NOSAS CL.2
Notes: Scale: 1:6290.
Lady Ellibank was the eldest daughter of George Mackenzie who "came out" in 1745. The estate was forfeited after Culloden, then restored to the family in 1784. Lady Ellibank inherited the estate in 1796. Ths relatively small map is re-drawn from the original 1756 1.3 x 2m Peter May map.
Courtesy of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society.  
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