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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HATTON OF FINTRAY Hatton of Fintray
Hatton of Fintray
Hatton of Fintray
Mr. William Warrack, Factor Fintray
Mr. David Milne Teacher Fintray
Revd. [Reverend] William Ogilvie, Minister Fintray
065 A small village situated on the north bank of the river Don and at the south end of the parish of Fintray. It contains two schools, an Inn and a Post Office. The houses are principally one storey, in height and in very good repair. Property of Sir William Forbes, Bart. [Baronet]
In "Extracts from Collections on the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff," the "Chapel of Saint Giles in Hatton" is mentioned. No information whatever can be gleaned respecting this; the name itself is not Known to any person now living in the village. A few chains west of the School is a small graveyard said to have been consecrated by Bishop Elphinstone, founder of King's College, Aberdeen, some time in the beginning of the sixteen century
MANSE [Hatton of Fintray] Manse
Manse
Manse
Mr. William Warrack
Mr. David Milne
Revd. [Reverend] William Ogilvie
065 A large and substantial building of two storeys, situated a short distance west of the church. Erected in 1821.

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Parish of Fintray

[Note relating to 'Hatton of Fintray'] - "Ha'ton - the Manor Town or House." (Jamieson)
"Fine - A tribe or family.
Fian - A Fingalian.
Fionntaidh - Fingalians
"Tràigh - (pronounced tray) the Shore or beach." (Gaelic)

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