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Contains photocopies of: List of pollable persons within the shire of Aberdeen, 1696: vol1, pp522-526; Aberdeenshire epitaphs and inscriptions: vol1, pp237-249 (1907) by Henderson, John A; Fasti Ecclesial Scoticanal 1926 by Scott, Hew; Proceedings of theSociety of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1883-4, pp325-328; The new statistical account of Scotland, 1845: vol13; The statistical account of Scotland (1790"s), pp361-368 by Sinclair, Sir John; Cabrach picnic pictures pose a rosebowl riddle from The Press and Journal, 28 August 1980; What"s in a name from Evening Express, 5 September 1981; Lower Cabrach library centenary, 1815-1915 from The Banffshire Journal, 27 April 1915; The Cabrach - a cradleland of Gordons, from Huntly Express, 7 October 1955 (p6).

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  Banffshire (Scotland) -- Description and travel, Cabrach (Scotland: Parish) -- Guidebooks Publisher Banff: Banffshire Journal Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages:   I am doing a single parish study of the genealogy of Cabrach which was split between Aberdeenshire and Banffshire. Anyone with links to this parish please get in touch (with requests or with information). All Cabrach, Fyvie, Methlick in Aberdeenshire Mee, Merrin, Stevenson in Notts Derby. Book of Reference To The Plan Of The Parish Of The Cabrach (Part Of), In The County Of Aberdeen. Author: Colonel Sir Henry James, R.E., F.R.S., M.R.I.A., F.G.S. &c Her Majesty's Stationery Office; ; Scanned copy at Internet Archive (Opens in new window). "CABRACH, also called THE-CABRACH, a parish, partly in the district of Alford, county of Aberdeen, but chiefly in the county of Banff, 12 miles (W.) from Clatt; containing parish extends in length from north to south about twelve miles, and about five miles in breadth in the upper end, and three in the lower.

Cabrach parish was located on the border between Aberdeenshire and Banffshire with the majority in Banffshire. The town of Huntly is 16 miles away; Elgin, the main town in the region, is 30 miles to the north.. The part of Cabrach in Banffshire was known as Upper Cabrach and that in Aberdeenshire, Lower village of Cabrach and most of the inhabited part of the . In the first week of May , the snow in the Cabrach lay six inches deep, having fallen almost continuously since January. 69 The geography and location of the parish impeded the provision of a regular supply of Cabrach whisky to critical markets. Ultimately, the isolation of the Cabrach, one of the key reasons for the success of the illicit Author: Kieran German, Gregor Adamson. The Church of Scotland, the national church of Scotland, divides the country into Presbyteries, which in turn are subdivided into Parishes, each served by a parish church, usually with its own and readjustments may however result in a parish having more than one building, or several parishes sharing a minister. There are currently 43 presbyteries in Scotland, and . Full text of "Ordnance Survey of Scotland, Books of reference to the 25 inch parish maps of Scotland, Vol. 49, Cabrach to Cawdor" See other formats.

Cabrach Parish Church is a small, rural place of worship, set within a rectangular graveyard. It is located in open countryside on the edge of a small but steep stream or river valley. The large former manse is situated across this narrow valley and a rough path from it gave access to the church. The current church dates to the late 18th century but is built on the site of a 16th . Parish TLA. CAB. County. Banffshire. Medieval diocese. Aberdeen. Parish notes. A.B. Coll. ii - not included. In Cowan under Cabrach (p), the church appears in a 'spurious' grant to monastery of Mortlach in , while the monastery itself with 5 churches, of which this was undoubtedly one, was confirmed to the bp. of Aberdeen in (Abdn. Reg. i, 3, ). The Cabrach Trust, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. K likes. The Trust is undertaking an exciting regeneration plan to showcase the rich cultural heritage Followers: K. Aberdeenshire. The extent of the parish is 11 miles from N. to S., and 8½ miles from E. to W. Of the entrances to the Cabrach that from Dufftown may be considered the chief, as the station there is the nearest point on the Great North of Scotland railway for the greater part of the parish.