Category: Ancestral Homes

Hunterston House

dsc03939Hunterston House was originally built in 1799 in the grounds to provide more comfort for the family leaving the servants to stay in the castle and it was modernised and extended in 1835.DSC04351


Dr. William Hunter

Hunter’s relationship with his brother and fellow anatomist John was famously strained so it is not surprising that John was not a trustee for Hunter’s estate. Hunter’s nephew, Matthew Baillie, along with Hunter’s business partner William Cruikshank, were the main beneficiaries in Hunter’s will with Hunter leaving them the use of his collections and library […]

via William Hunter’s Library: who were the Trustees? — University of Glasgow Library