Alexander Silver

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Alexander Silver was a wealthy East India trader, who lived in Netherley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland in the late 18th century; he and his son George Silver were noted agricultural innovators of their era.[1] Alexander Silver built the Netherley House mansion in Netherley and died there in 1797.[2] Alexander's son George acquired the estate of nearby Muchalls Castle by the year 1841.

Notable natural features in the vicinity include Red Moss and Meikle Carewe Hill. Notable historic features in this area include Raedykes Roman Camp and Maryculter House.


  1. ^ George Robertson, A general view of Kincardineshire or the Mearns (1810)
  2. ^ Douglas Gordon Barron, The Court Book of the Barony of Urie in Kincardineshire: 1604-1747, published 1892