List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Mr Phanuiel Duncan, Drimmies
Mr James Diack, Inveramsay
Mr John Bisset, Mill of Inveramsay
045 A small stream which rises west of Greens of Middleton, and flowing eastward joins the Ury near the farm of Drimmies. For nearly its whole length it forms the boundary between the parishes of Inverurie and Chapel of Garioch.
Site of DRUM'S CAIRN (Site of ) Drum's Cairn
(Site of ) Drum's Cairn
(Site of ) Drum's Cairn
Mr J. Maitland Balhaggardy
Mr R. Mr J. Maitland Balhaggardy
Statistical Account
045 "Upon the 24th of July 1411, on St James's Even, the memorable and bloody battle of Harlaw was fought in this parish between Alexander, Earl of Mar, who commanded the Royal Army, and Donald, Lord of the Isles.
There is a tradition in the family of Irvine of Drum that the Laird of Maclean was slain by Sir Alexander Irvine. Irvine was buried in the field, where in ancient times a cairn marked the place of his interment, which was long known by the name of Drum's Cairn."
Extract from Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire, Page 564.

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