Ref NoDD601
Acc No601
TitleKincardineshire Farmers' Club
DescriptionDD601/1 Minute Books, Meeting Papers and Rules and Regulations
DD601/2 Financial records
DD601/3 Membership records
DD601/4 Show Administration records
DD601/5 Records of other events
Date1813 - 1960
CreatorKincardineshire Farmers' Club
Extent3 archive boxes and 3 volumes
​Open or Restricted AccessOpen
Access ConditionsOpen for consultation at Old Aberdeen House, open Mon-Wed 9:30-12:30 and 13:30-16:30. It is advisable to make an appointment.
Administrative HistoryEstablished in January 1859.
According the rules of 1890 the Club's objectives were:
1. The advancement of Practical and Scientific Agriculture in the County, the increase of Produce, and improvement of Farm Stock.
2. The diffusion of Agricultural information, and the promotion of social intercourse and friendly feeling among the Agriculturists of the District.
3. The welfare and amelioration of the social condition of the Agricultural Labourers.

The means the Club employed to meet these objectives were: meetings for exhibition of produce, implements etc (i.e. agricultural shows); ploughing matches; inspection of farms; receiving and exchanging reports and essays; circulating books and pamphlets; promoting discussion amongst the members.

The Earl of Kintore was the Club's first president.

Partial list of Secretaries
James Booth Greig Secretary (1877, 1878) - Laurencekirk
Arthur B Annandale, Secretary (1903) - Stonehaven
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