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Blackadder, William, 1782-1860 (Surveyor, Architect from Glamis, Forfarshire)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: c1782- 20 October 1860

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from W. Blackadder, 15 October 1827

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/3/21
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder on geological matters. He mentions some post diluvium conglomerate found at Glamis gate, discusses the route of the river Nith from its source in the coalfields of Ayrshire to the Solway Firth and remarks that he considers the sweep of diluvium hillocks near Melgund Castle to be the most extraordinary in the country, 15 October 1827.
Dates: 15 October 1827

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder regarding the geology of Forfarshire, 16 March 1825

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Identifier: Coll-203/3/18
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder discussing various geological matters including the heights of diluvium in the Forfarshire area, the lochs in the Forfarshire area and his suspicions that land near Cortachie had once been a lake, marl deposition in the Forfarshire and Borders areas of Scotland and flints found in Aberdeenshire, 16 March 1825.
Dates: 16 March 1825