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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ECHT [parish] Echt
Echt
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New Statistical Account
Old Statistical Account
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Philip's County Atlas
Oliver and Boyd's Almanac
Johnston's County Map
Sheriff's List
073 ; 074 ; 084 ; 085 The parish of Echt is in the Presbytery of Kincardine O'Neil, and Synod of Aberdeen; it contains about 12004 Statute acres and is bounded on the north and north west by the parish of Midmar; on the south and south west by the parish of Banchory Ternan; on the south by the parish of Drumoak; and on the east by the parishes of Peterculter, Skene and Cluny.
The soil of the best lands in this parish is mostly a light loam, incumbent on a substratum of clay. Part is of a light sandy soil, and the low grounds for the most part mossy. The climate is mild, the harvests early, and the air salubrious.
There are no detached portions of Echt parish, nor are there any detached portions of another parish situated within it.

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Parish of Echt -- County of Aberdeen

The battle of Corrichie; stated in the New Statistical Account to have been fought in this district is not correct. The examiner states that it was fought in Banchory Ternan parish.

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