List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Throopmuir Crofts
Throopmuir Crofts
Mr. James Wilson. Tenant
Mr. William Ewen Tenant
Valuation Roll. 1859-60
A F Douglas Esqr. Factor
Mr. George Burnett. Schoolmaster
037 This names applies to several cottages or crofts, having outhouses, gardens & a few acres of land to each
This was formerly a disputed portion between the adjoining proprietors, when as a rough heathy muir to which each claimed a right. hence it was called Threepmuir or Threipmuir. The present proprietor The Earl of Aberdeen ended the dispute when he purchased all the surrounding land. The place still retains the name.
HUMAN REMAINS FOUND HERE A.D. 1829 [Crofts of Threepmuir] Human bones (remains) found here (1828)
Human bones (remains) found here (1828)
Human bones (remains) found here (1828)
Mr. James Wilson
Mr. William Ewen
Mr. George Burnett.
037 About 250 years ago a Servant at Tolquhon committed suicide and as this being a common or muir, he was buried here. part of his bones as is believed was turned up by the farmer in 1828.
Valuation Roll
Mr. John Hislop Tenant
A.F Douglas Esqr. Factor
037 An ordinary farm house. with offices, garden &c. attached. this name also applies to several Cottages or Crofts, with outhouses, gardens & a few acres of land to each which formerly formed part of this farm

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