Aberdeenshire volume 77

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OS1/1/77/1 RAYNE Parish of Rayne Parish of Rayne Parish of Rayne Parish of Rayne William Leslie Esqr. Sir J. D. Elphinstone Bart [Baronet] Mr Leith Freefield House Statistical Account 035 ; 036 ; 044 ; 045 This is a landward parish, of moderate extent and compact form, being about 3 1/3 miles in each direction, and containing about 11 square miles. Its figure is not perfectly regular, but approaching to a square; it is bounded on the south by the parish of Oyne, and divided from it by the water of Ury [Urie]; on the west by that of Culsomond [Culsalmond] ; on the east by parts of Daviot, and Chapel of Garioch; and on the north, by parts of Fyvie and Auchterless. It forms the northern boundary of an inland district of Aberdeenshire called the Garioch, which is divided from that of Formartine, by the hill of Rothmaise in Rayne, about 850 feet above the level of the Sea. With the exception of this hill, the parish consists of undulating fields, and gentle acclivities, with a long tract of peat-moss or bog towards the north side. The atmosphere is comparatively dry, from the circumstance of there being no mountains of sufficient magnitude to attract the clouds and vapours, which are drawn towards the higher ridges of Beinn-na-ciche on the south-west, and Foudland on the north-west; so that while the summits of these are frequently enveloped in dense mists and copious showers of rain and snow are precipitated along the sides of them, little of the falling moisture, comparatively, reaches this level; and sometimes the Air continues quite clear and dry. Note - There is no portion of this parish detached, nor portion, or portions of any other parish enclosed within the boundary of this parish.-
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OS1/1/77/3 BLACK CAIRN Black Cairn Black Cairn Black Cairn Black Cairn William Leslie Esqr Mr A. Auld Mr Duguid Statistical Account 035 A green mound near the summit of the hill of Rothmaise, it is very well Known by this name; but of the origin or intention of which there is no tradition extant.
OS1/1/77/3 STONE CIST AND KEY FOUND HERE [Black Cairn] Stone Cist and key found here Stone Cist and key found here Stone Cist and key found here William Leslie Esqr Mr A. Auld Mr Duguid Statistical Account 035 About fifty years ago it [Black Cairn] was partially opened and removed by the then proprietor, when a stone Coffin was found and a key of rude workmanship.-
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OS1/1/77/5 BLACK BURN Black Burn Black Burn Black Burn Mr Strachan Overhill Mr W Mennie, Keltswell Mr J. Yeates, Teacher, Sauchenloan 035 A small burn rising out of a moss near Lochend, and flowing in an Easterly direction. It divides the parishes of Rayne and Auchterless for a considerable distance.
OS1/1/77/5 KELTS WELL Kelts Well Kelts Well Kelts Well Mr W. Mennie Mr J Yeates Mr Strachan 035 A fine large Spring situated about 10 chains East of the farmsteading, and about 6 Chains South of the Black Burn.
OS1/1/77/5 KELTSWELL Keltswell Keltswell Keltswell Mr W. Mennie Tenant Mr J. Yeates Mr Strachan 035 An ordinary farmsteading with offices attached, property of William Leslie Esqr. Warthill. The farm takes the name from a very large spring a little East of it.
OS1/1/77/5 [Page] 5 Parish of Rayne Kelt. Cloth with the nap, generally of native black wool. Kelt. A salmon that has been spawning. A foul fish. To Kelter. To move in an undulating manner. Often applied to the stomach as expressive of the great nausea felt before puking. To tilt-up; as a balance is said to kelter, when the one end of the beam mounts suddenly upwards; or when a cart, in the act of unyoking, escapes from the hold, so that the shafts get too far up. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/6 HILL OF ROTHMAISE Hill of Rothmaise Hill of Rothmaise Hill of Rothmaise William Leslie Esqr. Warthill Mr A. Auld Mr Duguid Game-Keeper 035 A very prominent hill covered with Fir Wood on the top, the South and West sides are in a good state of cultivation, property of W Leslie Esqr. of Warthill
OS1/1/77/6 MILL CROFT Mill Croft Mill Croft Mill Croft Mr D. Milne Tenant Mr A. Auld Mr J. Yeates 035 A small croft with offices and garden attached, property of William Leslie Esqr. of Warthill
OS1/1/77/6 NEWTON Newton Newton Newton Mr A. Auld Tenant Mr W. Mennie Kelswell Mr J. Yeates, Teacher, Sauchenloan 035 A good Substantial farmsteading with offices and garden attached, property of William Leslie Esqr. of Warthill
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OS1/1/77/7 POTS OF RAYNE Pots of Rayne Pots of Rayne Pots of Rayne Mr Robert Anderson, Tenant Mr Adam Singer, Mains of Rothmaise Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford 035 A substantial farmsteading, situated a little south west of Over Tocher, the property of Mr Leith, Freefield. This farm takes its name from some holes in the moss which are called Pots.
OS1/1/77/7 VIEWFIELD COTTAGE Viewfield Cottage Viewfield Cottage Viewfield Cottage Mr John Gammie, Tenant Mr Robert Anderson Mr Adam Singer 035 A neat and commodious dwellinghouse, one storey, slated, and in excellent repair, property of W Leslie of Warthill.
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OS1/1/77/9 CHAPEL WELL Chapel Well Chapel Well Chapel Well Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr George Robertson, Tocherford Mr Maitland, Tocher 035 A large well, situated on the Chapel Brae. Tradition says this well belonged to the old Chapel which once stood near this place.
OS1/1/77/9 Site of ST MARY'S CHAPEL (Site of) St Mary's Chapel (Site of) St Mary's Chapel Site of) St Mary's Chapel St Mary's Chapel Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr George Robertson, Tocherford Mr Maitland, Tocher at Rothiemaise (Collections of the shires) 035 There is nothing to be seen on the ground in the shape of remains or ruins of the said Chapel, but Mr Robertson of Tocherford, can remember when there was a large heap of stones here, he also says, that when he was a boy, he could track the foundation of the Chapel quite easy.
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OS1/1/77/10 BRIDGE OF JIMPACK Bridge of Jimpack Bridge of Jimpack Bridge of Jimpack Mr A. McRobbie Mr Buckan Tillymorgan Mr Florence, Braeside, Culsamond 035 A small stone bridge across a stream on the Turnpike road, Maintained by the County.
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OS1/1/77/11 BONNYTON BURN Bonnyton Burn Bonnyton Burn Bonnyton Burn Mr Adam Singer Mr Robert Anderson, Pots of Rayne Mr Alexander Robertson 035 A small burn rising in the parish of Culsalmond and running through the parish of Rayne, joins the river Ury [Urie] at or near Pitmachie.
OS1/1/77/11 CROFTS OF POTS OF RAYNE Crofts of Pots of Rayne Crofts of Pots of Rayne Crofts of Pots of Rayne Mr F Thomson, Tenant Mr Adam Singer Mr Alexander Robertson 035 Two small crofts, situated about half a mile south of Mains of Rothmaise. The property of Mr Leith, Freefields.
OS1/1/77/11 MOSS-SIDE OF ROTHMAISE Moss-side of Rothmaise Moss-side of Rothmaise Moss-side of Rothmaise William Leslie Esq. Mr Adam Singer Mr Alexander Robertson 035 A small farmsteading situated a little south of the Hill of Rothmaise. The property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill.
OS1/1/77/11 [Page] 11 Parish of Rayne Rothe. The Rothe of the culvering. Aberd. [Aberdeen] Reg. This probably refers to some sort of wheel employed about a culverin, as that at the lock, after spring licks were introduced Mais'd. Mellow: a "A mais'd apple" one that has become mellow. (Jamieson) Croft-Land. Land of superior quality, which was still cropped. Pot. To have Pot or Pan in any place; to have the evidence of residence there. Pot and Gallows. The same with Pit and Gallows, Aberdeen. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/12 BRAESIDE OF ROTHMAISE Braeside of Rothmaise Braeside of Rothmaise Braeside of Rothmaise William Leslie Esq. Mr Adam Singer Mr Alexander Robertson 035 This name is applied to a lot of small houses, including a Smithy, which is situated on the side of the County Road, and a little south of Chapel Brae. The property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill
OS1/1/77/12 MAINS OF ROTHMAISE Mains of Rothmaise Mains of Rothmaise Mains of Rothmaise William Leslie Esq. Warthill Mr Adam Singer, Tenant Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford 035 A fine substantial farmsteading, situated a little south west of the Hill of Rothmaise. The property of William Leslie Esq.
OS1/1/77/12 CHAPEL BRAE Chapel Brae Chapel Brae Chapel Brae William Leslie Esq Mr Adam Singer Mr Alexander Robertson 035 This name is applied to the south west side of the Hill of Rothmaise. It is supposed that a Chapel once stood near this place, hence the name.
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OS1/1/77/13 HOME FARM Home Farm Home Farm Home Farm Colonel Leith Mr Leith Proprieter 035 An excellent farmsteading, slated and in good repair; property of Mr Leith, Freefield.
OS1/1/77/13 SPY HILL Spy Hill Spy Hill Spy Hill Colonel Leith, Freefield Mr Leith, Freefield J McGillavary, Bonnyton 035 An artificial mound about 20 feet in height and about 40 feet broad, situated about a quarter of a mile north of Freefield. This mound has every appearance of an ancient grave mound, but it has never been opened, nor anything of importance found near it.
OS1/1/77/13 [Page] 13 Parish of Rayne Spy Hill Doubts exist as to whether this object be an Antiquity or no, and as it is about to be opened up by the proprietor, this point will be satisfactorily settled by the time the Plans are returned to this office with remarks At Freefield is an Artificial grassy mound of sixty yards in Circumference and eighteen feet in height (Collections of the Shires)
OS1/1/77/14 LOANHEAD Loanhead Loanhead Loanhead Mr Alexander Morrison Tenant Rent Receipts Lease Papers 035 This name is applied to a considerable extent of arable ground, with a few crofters dwellinghouses upon it; property of Mr Gordon of Newton
OS1/1/77/14 SAINT CLOUD Saint Cloud Saint Cloud Saint Cloud Mr Leith. Pro. [proprietor] Freefield Rent Receipt Lease Papers etc 035 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one story, slated, and in good repair; property of Mr Leith of Freefield.
OS1/1/77/14 SOUTH LODGE [Freefield House] South Lodge South Lodge South Lodge Mr Leith George Durno, Oxenloan James McGillvary, Bonnyton 035 A dwellinghouse situated at the south side of the ornamental grounds of Freefield: property of Mr Leith of Freefield
OS1/1/77/14 [Page] 14 Parish of Rayne Loanhead Loan, Lone, Loaning. An opening between two fields of Corn for driving the cattle homewards, or milking Cows, a narrow enclosed way, Loaning-Dyke. A wall commonly of sods dividing the arable land from the pasture. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/15 BONNYTON Bonnyton Bonnyton Bonnyton Mr James McGillvary Tenant Mr Hugh McDonald, Rayne Rent Receipt 035 A small village situated about a mile north of Old Rayne the property of Mr Leith of Freefield.
OS1/1/77/15 BRIDGEFOOT Bridgefoot Bridgefoot Bridgefoot Mr James Black, Tenant Mr James McGillvary Rent Receipt 035 A small dwellinghouse etc one storey, slated, and in good repair: property of Mr Leith of Freefield.
OS1/1/77/15 OXENLOAN Oxenloan Oxenloan Oxenloan Mr George Durno Tenant Rent Receipt Lease Paper 035 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Mr Leith of Freefield.
OS1/1/77/15 [Page] 15 Parish of Rayne Bondyngton in 1259 - of Bonnington in Edinburgh Sh [Shire], Forfar & Kent. Bondingtown, Somerset - Family name I think. [signed initials] J.M.D. Bonny. A small quantity of anything Bonny-Die. a toy; a trinket. both Antiquary. applied to money, As having the influence of a gewgaw on the eye (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/16 BRIDGE OF THINDAM Bridge of Thindam Bridge of Thindam Mr Hugh McDonald, Rayne Mr James McGillvary, Rayne Mr Alexander Will 035 A small bridge of one arch across the Burns of Bonnyton situated about a mile east of Bonnyton. Maintained by the County
OS1/1/77/16 FUTTLIE STRIPE Futtlie Strype Futtlie Strype Futtlie Strype Mr Hugh McDonald Mr James McGillvary Mr Alexander Will 035 A small burn rising near the Kirkton of Rayne, and flowing westward a short distance joins the Burn of Bonnyton at or near the Thindam Bridge
OS1/1/77/16 LAITHRES Laithres Laithres Laithres Mr Alexander Will, Tenant Rent Receipt Lease Paper 035 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one storey slated & in good repair: property of Mr Leith of Freefield & Glen Kendie
OS1/1/77/16 [Page] 16 Parish of Rayne Laith, Loathsome Laith, Laithe, a loathing: a disgust a word of pretty general use. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/17 FREEFIELD HOUSE Freefield House Freefield House Colonel Leith Mr Leith. Proprietor 035 A plain but substantial building, the mansion & dwellinghouse of Mr Leith of Freefield & Glen Kindie: the Date of erection is 1754, & Mr Leith states that it replaced a castle which was situated about 50 yards in front:
OS1/1/77/17 THREEFIELD HOUSE Threefield House site of castle James Macdonald Esqr. The Frm [Farm], Huntly N.B. [North Britain] 035 In Gordon's map, dated 1654, a castle is shown as at this part, but no date for its erection can be traced.- [signed ] EHC
OS1/1/77/17 MAINS OF LOANHEAD Mains of Loanhead Mains of Loanhead Mains of Loanhead James W. Willson, Tenant Gordon of Newton Rent Receipt Lease Paper 035 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Mr Gordon of Newton
OS1/1/77/17 LAWRENCE ROAD Lawrence Road Lawrence Road Lawrence Road Mr Florence Culsamond Mr Rudimen Culsamond Mr Harper Miltonside 035 ; 044 Part of an ancient highway. It crosses the hill of Culsamond, near its top, from the north-west and had formerly been the road which people took when travelling on their way to St [Saint] Lawrence Fair, at Old Rayne. It still retains the name of Lawrence Road, and is to all appearance, nearly in the same state in which it had originally been, many Hundred years ago.
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OS1/1/77/19 OLDMILL Oldmill Oldmill Oldmill Mr W. Grant Tenant Mr W Mennie Keltswell Mr J Yeates, Sauchenloan 036.05 An ordinary farmsteading with offices and garden attached, property of J. Watson Esqr of Blackford
OS1/1/77/19 KNOWLEY Knowley Knowley Knowley Mr J. Florence, Tenant Mr Duguid Gamekeeper Mr W. Grant 036 An ordinary farmsteading with offices and garden attached, property of Leslie Esqr of Warthill
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OS1/1/77/21 CRIGHTON'S STONE Crighton Stone Crighton Stone Crighton Stone Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr Alexander Beaton, Bonniton Mr George Robertson, Tocherford 036 A large rock in close proximity to the Hill of Rothmaise, Tradition says a man by the name of Crighton was killed in a duel which was fought here, hence the name.
OS1/1/77/21 FEDERAUGHT'S STONE Federaught Stone Federaught Stone Federaught Stone Mr Alexander Beaton. Mr George Robertson. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 A long stone shaped like a coffin, situated on the road side on the Hill of Rothmaise and close to the Crighton Stone
OS1/1/77/21 [Page] 21 Parish of Rayne On the east side of the Hill of Rothmaise; and near the top of it are two large stones, not far apart called the Crighton Stone, and the Federaught stone, which are probably commemorative of some feud, or fatal encounter betwixt the Crighton's of Frendraught in Forgue, and the family of Federaught in Deer. Statistical Account.
OS1/1/77/21 Both stones had been demolished by 1903 according to the RCAHMS, and used for building a dyke.
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OS1/1/77/23 BLUE WELL Blue Well Blue Well Blue Well William Leslie Esq Warthill Mr Charles Craig Ground Officer, Warthill 036 A fine spring loch, situated about a mile north of the house of Warthill and supplies it with water
OS1/1/77/23 NORTH LODGE [Warthill House] North Lodge North Lodge William Leslie Esq Mr Charles Craig 036 A dwellinghouse in course of erection, situated about a mile north east of the house of Warthill: property of William Leslie Esq.
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OS1/1/77/25 Site of STONE CIRCLE [Tocher] (Site of) Stone Circle (Site of) Stone Circle (Site of) Stone Circle Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr George Robertson, Tocherford Mr Maitland, Tocher 036 About 50 years ago, Mr Alexander Robertson's father, removed five stones, (all standing stones) from this place, one of the stones which stood in the centre of the circle, and which had a lot of queer carving on it, was taken away by the late Mr Hay Chalmers of Aberdeen. he took it to his fathers farm, which is Rothie Brisbane, in the parish of Fyvie.
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OS1/1/77/27 TOCHER Tocher Tocher Tocher William Leslie Esqr Warthill Mr John Davidson Mr Alexander Robertson 036 Applies to a number of farm steadings with offices etc. attached the property of William Leslie Esqr. Warthill house.
OS1/1/77/27 OVER TOCHER Over Tocher Over Tocher Over Tocher William Leslie Esqr Mr John Davidson Mr Alexander Robertson 036 A farmsteading with offices & garden attached the property of William Leslie Esqr.
OS1/1/77/27 Site of CAT CAIRN site of Cat Cairn site of Cat Cairn site of Cat Cairn William Leslie Esqr Mr John Davidson Mr Alexander Robertson 036 A large Cairn formerly stood here, it was removed about fifty years ago by the proprietor and planted with wood, said to mark the spot where some great chieftain was slain. The name "Cat Cairn" is derived from the British Cad or the Scots Irish Cath which signifies a battle.
OS1/1/77/27 [Page] 27 Parish of Rayne Tocher, Touchquhare, Tocher- Good. The dowry brought by a wife (Jamieson) Tochar a causey or ford
OS1/1/77/28 BRAESIDE OF ROTHMAISE Braeside of Rothmaise Braeside of Rothmaise Braeside of Rothmaise William Leslie Esqr Warthill Mr John Davidson Mr Alexander Robertson 036 A farmsteading of offices and garden etc. attached, the property of William Leslie Esqr Warthill House.
OS1/1/77/28 TOCHERFORD Tocherford Tocherford Tocherford William Leslie Esq Mr John Davidson Mr Alexander Robertson 036 A farmsteading consisting of office, garden etc attached, the property of William Leslie Esqr
OS1/1/77/28 Site of STONE CIRCLE [Tocherford] Site of Stone Circle Site of Stone Circle Site of Stone Circle William Leslie Esq Mr John Davidson Mr Alexander Robertson 036 A large Druidical circle stood here, it consisted of 6 large stones which were removed a good many years ago.
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OS1/1/77/29 SMIDDYHOW Smiddyhow Smiddyhow Smiddyhow William Leslie Esq. Warthill. Mr John Wright. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 A substantial farmsteading, situated a little north of Cats Cairn, the property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill.
OS1/1/77/29 NORTH COCKMUIR North Cockmuir North Cockmuir North Cockmuir William Leslie Esq. Warthill. Mr John Wright. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 A small farmsteading situated a little south of Smiddyhowe, the property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill.
OS1/1/77/29 NETHER TOCHER Nether Tocher Nether Tocher Nether Tocher William Leslie Esq. Warthill. Mr John Wright. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 A small farmsteading, situated a little north of Foggierigg, the property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill.
OS1/1/77/29 [Page] 29 Parish of Rayne Smiddy a smith's workshop. How. Hollow. Poetically applied to that term of the day when the stomach becomes hollow or empty from long abstinence. The hold of a ship. How any Hollow place. How A tumulus A A sepulchral mound. (Jamieson) Cock. The mark for which curlers play. Called in some places the Tee. Cock. a Cap: a head-dress Muir. A heath etc. v [variously] Mure. Grouse-cock Muir Tocher. Touchquhare. Tocher- Good. The dowry brought by a wife (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/30 NEUK Newk Newk Newk William Leslie Esq. Warthill. Mr John Wright, Smiddyhowe Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford. 036 A small farmsteading, situated a little north of Nether Tocher, the property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill.
OS1/1/77/30 HILLOCKS Hillocks Hillocks Hillocks William Leslie Esq. Warthill Mr John Wright. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 This name is applied to a group of houses, which is situated a little north of the Home Farm, the property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill
OS1/1/77/30 [Page] 30 Parish of Rayne Neuk Corner, S. [substantive] : same with nook. Far nook the extremity of anything S. [substantive] in the neuk in Child-bed. Gall. [Galloway] (Jamieson) Northfield [Crossed Out]
OS1/1/77/31 HOME FARM Home Farm Home Farm Home Farm William Leslie Esq. Warthill. Mr John Wright. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 A very fine substantial farmsteading situated a little north of Warthill House, the property of Leslie Esq. Warthil.l
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OS1/1/77/32 RIDDLEHEAD Riddlehead Riddlehead Riddlehead Leslie Esq. Warthill Mr John Wright. Mr Alexander Robertson. 036 A substantial farmsteading, situated a little south of Foggierigg. the property of Leslie Esq. Warthill
OS1/1/77/32 [Page] 32 Parish of Rayne Riddle. The Riddle (or sieve) and the shears, a mode of divination for the discovery of theft, etc, (JAmieson) Bluewell [Crossed Out] Foggierig [Crossed Out
OS1/1/77/33 DRUM OF CARTHILL Drum of Cartle Drum of Cartle Drum of Cartle Drum of Carthill Mr P. Davidson, Drum of Cartle Mr P. Rothney Drum of Cartle Mr A. Fraser. Goosehillock William Leslie Esqr. Warthill House 036.10 A small cluster of Crofter's houses. Situated on the North Side of the County road leading from Inverurie to Huntly, property of Mr Gordon of Newton
OS1/1/77/33 DRUM OF CARTLE See Remark in Index 1895 Mr James Macdonald, The Farm, Huntly N.B. [North Britain]
OS1/1/77/33 GREENFORD Greenford Greenford Greenford Mr J. Morgan Tenant Mr P. Rothney Mr A. Fraser 036.10 A good substantial farmsteading with offices and garden attached, property of Mr Gordon of Newton.
OS1/1/77/33 WARTHILL MOSS Wartle Moss Wartle Moss Wartle Moss Wartlehill Moss Mr E. Morrison Moss-side Mr G. Anderson. Colliehill Mr P. Rothney William Leslie Esqr 036.10 A well Known tract of Bog divided by the County Road leading from Inverurie to Huntly. It Supplies most of the district with Fuel, property of Mr Gordon of Newton.
OS1/1/77/33 WARTLE MOSS See Remark in Index 1895 Mr James Macdonald, The Farm, Huntly N.B. [North Britain]
OS1/1/77/33 [Page] 33 Parish of Rayne Mr Leslie did not Know that Wartlehill = "Wart"- hill - hill. [signed] J.M.D.
OS1/1/77/34 NORTHFIELD Northfield Northfield Northfield William Leslie Esq. Warthill Mr A. DiacK Tenant Mr E. Morrison. Moss-side 036 Two ordinary farmsteadings with offices and gardens attached, property of William Leslie Esqr. of Warthill
OS1/1/77/34 MOSS-SIDE Moss-Side Moss-Side Moss-Side William Leslie Esqr. Mr E. Morrison Tenant. Mr G. Anderson, Colliehill 036 A small croft with offices and garden attached, property of William Leslie Esqr. Warthill
OS1/1/77/34 COLLIEHILL Colliehill Colliehill Colliehill Coleyhill Mr G. Anderson Tenant Mr A Fraser. Goosehillock Mr E. Morrison Rent Receipt 036 A good Substantial farmsteading with offices and garden attached, property of Mr Gordon of Newton
OS1/1/77/34 GOOSEHILLOCK Goosehillock Goosehillock Goosehillock Mr A Fraser Tenant Mr G anderson Mr E. Morrison 036 A substantial farmsteading in good repair with offices and garden attached property of Sir J. Elphinstone Bart [Baronet] Logie Elphinstone
OS1/1/77/34 [Page] 34 Parish of Rayne Colliehill Collie Colley. The shepherd's dog. To Collie. To abash; to silence in an argument; in allusion to a dog, who, when mastered or affronted, walks off with his tail between his feet. Fife. To domineer over. Used with a considerable degree of obliquity, as signifying to entangle or bewilder. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/35 BRIDGE OF REDBURN Bridge of Redburn Bridge of Redburn Bridge of Redburn The Rev. [Reverend] Mr Leslie, Meikle Falla Mr William Gatt Smiddyhow Mr John Taylor Moss-side 036 A Bridge crossing the parish boundary in close proximity to Meiklefolla maintained by the County.
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OS1/1/77/37 Supposed Site of ROMAN ROAD (Site of Supposed) Roman Road (Site of Supposed) Roman Road (Site of Supposed) Roman Road Mr Alexander Beaton, Bonniton [Bonnyton] Mr William Wilson, Lochside Mr James Mortimer, Irelandbrae 036 Mr Beaton of Bonniton has pointed out to me the supposed Roman Road. He says it crosses the boundary from the parish of Culsamond, a little west of the farm of Newbigging, which is situated on the boundary in the parish of Culsamond, and follows the track of the present road which crosses the Burn of Bonniton and passes the Home Farm of Freefield, continuing on till it passes the farm of Mains of Loanhead and Loanhead, and about four chains further on it leaves the present road and curves to the right till it comes to a farmsteading called High Cockmuir, which is called Cockmuir on trace. Then turning past the corner of the farmsteading runs nearly straight till it comes to the School near the Church of Rayne, and joins the present road for a little way, when it leaves the road and curves past the farmsteading of Lochside, (the farmer here says, he removed a portion of the foundation of this road, which was all paved, ) then joining the present road, runs past Lentush, till it comes to Elspet's Cairn, after that I can't find any trace of it. The portion at Elspet's Cairn can be easily traced, the farmer at Irelandbrae pointed this portion out to me, and he says that in 1857, he removed a great quantity of large stones from the foundation, and came across some very strange looking stones, some of them which I saw, like small Mill Stones, for grinding corn with. I have left the road hanging at Irelandbrae, as I can't get anyone to point it out to me, on the boundary where it runs into the parish of Chapel of Garioch.
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OS1/1/77/39 KIRKTOWN OF RAYNE Kirktown of Rayne Kirktown of Rayne Kirktown of Rayne Revd Dr [Reverend Doctor] Cushny Mr G. W. Cruikshank Mr G. Straiton Merchant 036 A small village Situtaed about one and a half miles W. [West] of Wartle Railway Station. It comprises a manse, church, School, and two shops. The remaining houses being a few Crofts and Cottages.
OS1/1/77/39 CUSHIESTOWN Cushiestown Cushiestown Cushiestown Mr W. Middleton. Tenant Mr A. Herd. Tenant Mr G. Straiton 036 A good Substantial farmhouse & steading, and three crofts with offices and gardens attached, property of A. Leith Esqr.
OS1/1/77/39 [Page] 39 Parish of Rayne Cushie. Cushie-Dow. The ringdove. (Jamieson)
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OS1/1/77/41 BOWMAN STONE Bowman Stone Bowman Stone Bowman Stone Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr George Robertson, Tocherford Mr Beaton, Bonniton 036 A large flat rock, situated at the end of the house called Bowmanstone, and about a quarter of a mile west from the parish Church. I cant get to hear of any tradition in connexion with this stone.
OS1/1/77/41 [Page] 41 Parish of Rayne Near the Church is a large flatheaded rock, called Bowman stone, where Archers may have met in ruder times to practise with the bow; as at the Bowbutts in other places. Statistical Account
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OS1/1/77/43 SOUTH LODGE [Warthill House] South Lodge South Lodge William Leslie. Esq Warthill Mr Charles Craig Warthill 036 A neat and commodious dwellinghouse, one storey, slated, and in excellent repair, property of William Leslie Esq.
OS1/1/77/43 WEST LODGE [Warthill House] West Lodge West Lodge William Leslie Esq. Mr Charles Craig 036 A neat and commodious dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair: property of William Leslie Esq.
OS1/1/77/43 SOUTHSIDE Southside Southside William Leslie, Esq. Mr Charles Craig 036 A newly erected dwellinghouse and farmsteading one storey slated etc. property of William Leslie Esq. Warthill.
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OS1/1/77/45 CHURCH [Kirklands] Church Church Church Revd. Dr. [Reverend Doctor] Cushny Mr G. W. Cruikshank Mr W Law 036 A good substantial building erected A.D. 1789. Seated for 600 Revd. Dr. [Reverend Doctor] Cushny afficiating Minister
OS1/1/77/45 LOCHEND Lochend Lochend Lochend Mr J. Anderson. Tenant Mr G. W Cruikshank Mr W. Mutch, Horneyfield 036 A good Substantial farm house and steading with garden attached, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr. of Newton
OS1/1/77/45 [Page] 45 Bowmanstone [Crossed out]
OS1/1/77/46 BURN OF CUSHIESTOWN Burn of Cushiestown Burn of Cushiestown Burn of Cushiestown William Leslie Esqr. Warthill Mr Duguid Broomhillock Mr W. Anderson Broomhillock 036 A small burn formed out of drains about one fourth of a mile W. [West] of Daviot Hillock. It is only Known by this name as far as the Railway Bridge. near Warthill Lodge. After which it is Known by the name of Warthill Burn.
OS1/1/77/46 MASTRICK Mastrick Mastrick Mastrick Mr A. Diack Tenant Mr J. Souter Tenant Mr W. Law KirKlands 036 Two ordinary farmsteadings with offices and garden attached, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr. Newton.
OS1/1/77/46 KIRKLANDS KirKlands KirKlands KirKlands Mr W. Law Tenant Mr J. Souter Mr G. W. Cruikshank, Teacher 036 A substantial dwelling house and Steading with garden attached, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr. of Newton
OS1/1/77/46 [Page] 46 Parish of Rayne Cushie. Cushie-Dow. The ringdove. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/47 SCHOOLBOW Schoolbow Schoolbow Schoolbow Mr G. W. Cruikshank, Teacher Mr A. Leddingham, Lochside Mr G. Straiton Lentush 036 A small Cottage with garden attached, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr. of Newton
OS1/1/77/47 SCHOOL [nr Schoolbow] School School School Revd Dr [Reverend Doctor] Cushny Mr G. W. Cruikshank Mr G. Straiton 036 A good Substantial building with Teachers house attached, The teacher has £50 from the Heritors £20 from the Milne bequest also the scholars fees, average of No. [Number] of Scholars, 50. A Parochial school.
OS1/1/77/47 MANSE [Kirklands] Manse Manse Manse Revd Dr. [Reverend Doctor] Cushny Mr G. W. Cruikshank Mr G Straiton 036 A good Substantial building with offices and garden attached, residence of the Revd Dr. [Reverend Doctor] Cushny
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OS1/1/77/48 HORNEYFIELD Horneyfield Horneyfield Horneyfield Mr W Mutch, Tenant Mr G. Straiton Merchant. Lentush Mr G. W Cruikshank, Teacher 036 A small croft with offices and garden attached, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr. of Newton.
OS1/1/77/48 LENTUSH Lentush Lentush Lentush MR G. Straiton. Tenant Mr J. Hall. Tenant Mr W. Mutch 036 Two Small Crofts and Shop with offices and garden attached, property of A F. Gordon Esqr. of Newton.
OS1/1/77/48 LOCHSIDE Lochside Lochside Lochside Mr A. Leddingham. Tenant Mr G. Straiton Mr J. Hall 036 An ordinary farmhouse with offices and garden attached, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr. of Newton.
OS1/1/77/48 [Page] 48 Parish of Rayne Lentush Lent. The game at Cards in E. [English] Called Loo: perhaps from being much practised about the time of Lent. (Ledintosach, Charter of 1333.) JMD
OS1/1/77/49 WARTHILL HOUSE Warthill House Warthill House Warthill House William Leslie Esqr. Revd Dr [Reverend Doctor] Cushny Kirktown of Rayne Mr G. W. Cruikshank Kirktown of Rayne 036 An elegant and commodious Mansion house, with gardens and pleasure grounds, attached, about three fourths of a Mile distant from Wartle Station. Property & residence of William Leslie Esqr.
OS1/1/77/49 WARTLE HOUSE See Remarks in Index 1895 Mr James Macdonald, The Farm, Huntly N.B. [North Britain] --
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OS1/1/77/50 COCKMUIR Cockmuir Cockmuir Cockmuir William Leslie Esqr. Warthill Mr W. Mitchell Tenant Mr A. Angus Tenant 036 Two ordinary farmsteadings with offices and gardens attached, property of William Leslie Esqr. Warthill
OS1/1/77/50 SOUTH COCKMUIR South Cockmuir South Cockmuir South Cockmuir William Leslie Esqr. Mr G Davidson Tenant Mr P. Davidson North Cockmuir 036 An ordinary farmsteading with offices and gardens attached, property of William Leslie Esqr, Warthill
OS1/1/77/50 DIVOTHILLOCK Divothillock Divothillock Mr Alexander Mennie Tenant Mr R. Maitland Wartle House 036 A dwellinghouse and Croft in ordinary repair; property of William Leslie Esqr Warthill House.
OS1/1/77/50 [Page] 50 Parish of Rayne COCKMUIR Cock. The mark for which Curlers play, Called in some places the Tee Muir. A heath (Jamieson) RIDDLEHEAD [Crossed out] DIVOTHILLOCK Divet. Diffat. Divot. A thin flat oblong turf used for Covering Cottages and also for fuel. To Divet. To Cover with Divots. To Divet. To Cast or Cut Divots. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/51 NORTHSIDE Northside Northside Mr John Davidson, Tenant Rent Receipt 036 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey, slated, and in good repair; property of A. F. Gordon Esqr.
OS1/1/77/51 WINDYEDGE Windy edge Windy edge Windy edge William Leslie Esqr. Warthill Rent Receipt Mr John Davidson. 036 A dwellinghouse, one storey thatched and in good repair property of William Leslie Esqr. Warthill
OS1/1/77/51 MEIKLE WARTHILL Meikle Wartle Meikle Wartle Meikle Warthill Dr Davidson M.D. [Doctor of Medicine] Meikle Wartle Rent Receipts William Leslie Esq. Warthill House 036 A small village containing about 40 houses nearly all thatch and in very bad repair, property of A. F. Gordon Esqr.
OS1/1/77/51 MEIKLE WARTLE [1895] Mr James Macdonald, The Farm, Huntly N.B. North Britain] 036
OS1/1/77/51 ROCHIEPOOL Rochiepool Rochiepool Rochiepool Dr [Doctor] Davidson Meikle Wartle Mr John Davidson, Tenant Rent Receipt 036 A dwellinghouse one storey, thatched and in good repair: property of A. F. Gordon Esqr.
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OS1/1/77/52 CAUSEWAYFOLD Causewayfold Causewayfold Causewayfold Mr George Singer, Tenant Rent Receipt Dr [Doctor] Davidson, Wartle 036 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse, one storey, slated, and in good repair; property of Arthur F. Gordon Esqr.
OS1/1/77/52 LOANFOLD Loanfold Loanfold Loanfold Mr William Souter, Tenant Dr [Doctor] Davidson Rent Receipt 036 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey thatched and in good repair; property of Arthur F. Gordon Esqr.
OS1/1/77/52 SCHOOL [nr Loanfold] School School School Mr Robert Nish, Teacher Dr [Doctor] Davidson, Wartle Mr William Singer Wartle 036 A dwellinghouse and School house. The school receives no other support than that of the school fees, the usual branches of education are taught, and the average attendance is 85.
OS1/1/77/52 MARKET STANCE [nr Loanfold] Market Stance Market Stance Market Stance Mr Robert Nish Dr [Doctor] Davidson Mr William Singer 036 A small piece of R.P. [Rough Pasture] ground whereon an annual market is held on the 22nd May and 2nd of November respectively.
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OS1/1/77/53 NORTH SUNSIDE North Sunside North Sunside North Sunside Alexander Gordon Esqr, Newton Mr James Robertson, Tenant Rent Receipt 036 A farmsteading dwellinghouse and Merchants shope one storey thathed and in good repair, property of Alexander Gordon Esqr. of Newton.
OS1/1/77/53 EARL OF MAR'S REE Earl of Mar's Ree Earl of Mar's Ree Earl of Mar's Ree Dr [Doctor] Davidson. Wartle Mr James Robertson Mr William Alexander, North Sunside 036 A small hill feature situated about half a mile south of Meikle Wartle. Tradition says that the great Montrose encamped his army here on one occasion.
OS1/1/77/53 BLACKFOLD Blackfold Blackfold Blackfold Mr George Daick, Tenant Alexander Gordon Esqr. Rent Receipt 036 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey thatched and in good repair: property of Alexander Gordon Esqr. Newton.
OS1/1/77/53 ROCKYDEN Rockyden Rockyden Rockyden Mr George Peter, Tenant Alexander Gordon Esqr. Rent Receipt 036 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey thatched and in good repair; property of Alexander Gordon Esqr. Newton.
OS1/1/77/53 [Page] 53 Parish of Rayne EARL OF MAR'S REE Ree. Half drunk, Galloway. In a Ree. In a state of temporary delirium, expressive of one who has not slept off intoxication. Ree a continuation of stormy weather Ree. A sheep- Ree, a permanent sheepfold, surrounded with a wall of stones and feal. Jamieson. Ree also signifies an "Enclosure", but I cannot find that any earthwork was actually thrown up, although the tradition of Montrose's having encamped here, may account for the name. [signed] EHC Capt RE [Captain Royal Engineers]
OS1/1/77/54 ROSESEAT Roseseat Roseseat Roseseat Mr W. Lumsden Rent Receipt Dr [Doctor] Davidson, Wartle 036 A dwellinghouse and merchant's Shope; property of Mr. W. Lumsden Pitcaple.
OS1/1/77/54 MILL HILL Mill Hill Mill Hill Mr George Smolett, Wartle Dr [Doctor] Davidson Wartle 036 A small hill feature, situated about half a mile north of Wartle Railway Station.
OS1/1/77/54 BURNSIDE Burnside Burnside Burnside Mr Leith of Freefield etc. Mr George Morrison Tenant Rent Receipt 036 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey, thatched, and in good repair; property of Mr Leith, of Freefield & GlenKindy
OS1/1/77/54 [Page] 54 Parish of Rayne Moss of Wartle [Crossed out] Burn of Wartle [Crossed out]
OS1/1/77/55 THE GLEN (P.H.) The Glen P.H. [Public House] The Glen P.H. [Public House The Glen P.H. [Public House Mr Moir, Agent, Wartle Station Dr [Doctor] Davidson Wartle Station Mr William Alexander, North Sunside 036 A farmsteading and public house, thatched and in good repair. This place stands on rising ground and the name of "glen" is no way applicable to it. Derivation unknown. Property of Alexander Gordon Esqr. Newton.
OS1/1/77/55 WINDY EDGE Windy Edge Windy Edge Windy Edge Mr Moir Mr Alexander Weir, Hillside Dr. [Doctor] Davidson 036 An elevated ridge of arable land situated between the house of Warthill and Meikle Wartle Village; property of William Leslie Esqr Warthill.
OS1/1/77/55 GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY (Macduff and Turriff Section) Great north of Scotland Railway (Macduff and Turriff section) Mr Moir Mr Alexander Weir Hillside Dr. [Doctor] Davidson 036 A Single line of railway extending from Inveramsay Junction to Macduff for the conveyance of passengers, farm produce, and all Kinds of other traffic.
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OS1/1/77/57 DRUM'S FAULD Drum's Fauld Drum's Fauld Drum's Fauld Mr John Martin, Drumfold Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr George Robertson, Tocherford 044 This name is applied to a field in which stands a portion of Drum's Cairn. The property of Sir J. D. H Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet]
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OS1/1/77/59 DRUM'S CAIRN (Remains of) Drums Cairn (Remains of) Mr Hugh McDonald, Ploughman's Hall Mr James Cruickshank, Barreldykes Mr George Stewart Hunthall 044 "Four hundred yards northeast in the line of the church road, is part of an ancient cairn called (Drums Cairn) said to mark the spot where Irvine of Drum was Slain, while pursuing Donald Lord of the Isles after the battle of Harlaw 1411. This cairn was opened and partly removed eight years ago, on the road being widened at the place; but nothing was found confirmatory of the above tradition, and though a field in the near vicinity is named Drum's Fauld it may have acquired that name from its round and convex form, various other places of the like appearance being also called Drums" Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire
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OS1/1/77/60 EASTERTON OF NEWRAYNE Easterton of Newrayne Easterton of Newrayne Easterton of Newrayne Easterton of Newrayne Mr Alexander Brown Tenant Rent Receipt Lease Papers Alexander Leith Esq. 044 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair, property of Alexander Leith Esq.
OS1/1/77/60 THORPVILLE Thorpeville Thorpville Valuation Roll Alexander Leith Esq. 044 A superior dwellinghouse two storeys slated and in good repair; property of Alexander Leith Esq. Freefield.
OS1/1/77/60 MUIR WOOD OF RAYNE Muirwood of Rayne Sir J D. H. Elphinstone. Proprietor Mr James Cruickshank Mr Alexander Brown 044 ; 045 A fir wood of considerable extent situated about two miles east of Old Rayne, property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/60 DRUMFOLD Drumfold Drumfold Drumfold Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone Proprietor Rent Receipt Mr John Marten, Tenant 044 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet].
OS1/1/77/60 [Page] 60 Parish of Rayne DRUMFOLD Drum. A Knoll: a ridge, applied to little hills which rise as ridges above the level of the adjacent ground. Drum. Melancholy. Drum. The cylindrical part of a Thrashing machine upon, which are fixed the pieces of wood that beat out the grain. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/61 HUNTHALL Hunthall Hunthall Hunthall Mr George Stewart, Tenant Rent Receipt Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]. 044 A small farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey thatched and bad repair, property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/61 BRIDGE OF BARRELDIKES Bridge of Barreldykes Bridge of Barreldykes Bridge of Barreldykes Mr James Cruickshank Mr George Stewart Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] 044 A small bridge of two arches across the Burn of Bonnyton, near the village of Old Rayne. Maintained by the County.
OS1/1/77/61 BARRELDIKES Barreldykes Barreldykes Barreldykes Barrelldykes Mr James Cruickshank Tenant Rent Receipt Lease Papers etc. Valuation Roll 044 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse the latter was erected in the year 1791. and is now in good repair, property of Alexander G. Leith Esq.
OS1/1/77/61 GALLOWS HILL Gallow Hill Gallow Hill Gallow Hill Mr James Cruickshank Mr George Stewart Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] 044 A small rough pasture hillock situated about half a mile north of Cromwellside Tradition points to this place, as having been a place of trial and execution.
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OS1/1/77/62 MILL OF BONNYTON (Corn) Mill of Bonnyton Mill of Bonnyton Mill of Bonnyton Mr James Maitland Tenant Alexander Leith Esq. Proprietor Rent Receipt 044 A Corn and barley mill. Also a farmsteading and dwellinghouse all in good repair; property Alexander Leith Esq. Freefield
OS1/1/77/62 ROSEHALL Rosehall Rosehall Rosehall Rosehill Mr William Smith, Tenant Rent Receipt and Lease Papers etc. Valuation Roll 044 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq.
OS1/1/77/62 CROMWELLSIDE Cromwellside Cromwellside Cromwellside Valuation Roll Rent Receipt Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Proprietor 044 A Superior farmsteading and dwellinghouse, slated. and good repair, property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/62 BOGSIDE COTTAGE Bogside Cottage Bogside Cottage Bogside Cottage Mr George Gilchrist Tenant Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Rent Receipt 044 A dwelling house one storey thatched and in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone
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OS1/1/77/63 WESTERTON OF NEWRAYNE Westerton of Newrayne Westerton of Newrayne Westerton of Newrayne Mr Peter Bannerman Tenant Alexander Leith Esq. Freefield etc. Rent Receipt 044 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey, slated and in good repair; property of Alexander Leith Esq. Freefield.
OS1/1/77/63 MAINS OF NEWRAYNE Mains of Newrayne Mains of Newrayne Mains of Newrayne Mr William Cooper Tenant Alexander Leith Esq. Proprietor Rent Receipt 044 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey, Slated and in good repair; property of Alexander Leith Esq. Freefield.
OS1/1/77/63 WOOD OF NEWRAYNE Wood of Newrayne Wood of Newrayne Wood of Newrayne Mr William Cooper Alexander Leith Esq. Proprietor Mr Peter Bannerman 044 A fir wood of considerable extent, situated about a mile north of Old Rayne, property of Alexander Leith Esq, Freefield.
OS1/1/77/63 MARKET STANCE [nr Mains of Newrayne] Market Stance Market Stance Market Stance Mr William Cooper Alexander Leith Esq. Mr Peter Bannerman 044 A small patch of rough pasture ground, whereon the great "Lawrence Fair is held on the Wednesday following the 12th August of each year. This market is considered the best in the in the County for horse and and Sheep.
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OS1/1/77/64 BANKHEAD Bankhead Bankhead Bankhead Mr John Will Tenant Alexander Leith Proprietor Rent Receipt 044 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey, thatched and in good repair; property of Alexander Leith Esq. Freefield
OS1/1/77/64 PLOUGHGMAN'S HALL (P.H.) Ploughman's Hall (P.H.) [Public House] Ploughman's Hall (P.H.) [Public House] Ploughman's Hall (P.H.) [Public House] Mr John Will Alexander Leith Proprietor Name above Door 044 A dwellinghouse erected in 1820 by the Ploughman's Society. Above the door is written, Trustie To The End. A.L. G.S and J.G. M. R. 78 Vertu Animat Virtues. A. Leith Esq. H. G. Master. M. E. Gordon, Patroness. The house has now a license to Sell spirits and wines
OS1/1/77/64 The SHEVOCK The Shevock For Authorities and description see name Book of Oyne Parish.
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OS1/1/77/64 The inscription on the coat of arms plaque at Ploughman's Hall should read [top arched panel] PLOUGHMAN SOC YS HALL [middle panel reads] TRUSTIE TO THE END A: L .......... J:G [initials of Alexander Leith and others] ...................M:R 17 .............. 78 [the date is split either side of the panel] VERTU-ANIM AT-VERTUES there is a lower panel which is now weather worn and text is unreadable, aside from a date in Roman numerals for 1780.
OS1/1/77/65 MARKET CROSS [Old Rayne] Market Cross Cross Cross Cross Cross Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire Mr John Packman, Rayne Dr. [Doctor] Mitchell Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne Mr John Hutchenson Rayne 044 " Hear also is a market cross consisting of an upright pildar [pillar] of hewn granite raised on a pedestal of circular steps, and measuring nearly 12 feet from the ground to the top. Above the middle of this pillar is an iron staple with links, the remains of the jugs in which offenders were wont to be exposed to public shame, and half of the iron collar which clasped the neck of the delinquent remained attached to the chain about half a century ago, but is now gone.
OS1/1/77/65 [Page] 65 Parish of Rayne MARKET CROSS This cross was probably erected in the end of the seventeenth century, when John Horn of Westhall, superior of old Rayne was empowered by Charter to constitute it a burgh of barony, with regular markets and bailie courts, which last were held accordingly in the eighteenth century." Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire
OS1/1/77/66 Site of the BISHOP OF ABERDEEN'S HOUSE (site of) The Bishop of Aberdeen's House (site of) The Bishop of Aberdeen's House (site of) House of the Bishop of Aberdeen (site of) House of the Bishop of Aberdeen Mr John Packman, Rayne Mr John Smith, Rayne Dr [Doctor] Mitchell M.D. [Doctor of Medicine] Rayne John Hutchenson, Rayne 044 "On a small rising ground in the middle of the village, and which is surrounded by a moat, there was once a house of residence for the Bishop of Aberdeen" Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire About 4 years ago Mr John Hutchenson in cultivating the land near the site of the Bishop's House turned up two very fine dressed stones measuring about 18" [inches] x 11 and are supposed to have been brought from the quarries of Dalgettie.
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OS1/1/77/67 OLD RAYNE Old Rayne Old Rayne Old Rayne Dr [Doctor] Mitchell, Old Rayne Mr John Packman, Old Rayne Mr John Smith, Old Rayne 044 "Old Rayne where is held an annual market named Lawrence Fair" Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire A Village in which are a few neat dwelling houses, a School, a Post Office Congregational Preaching Station etc. On a small rising ground, in the middle of the village, and which was surrounded by a moat, there was once a house of residence for the Bishop of Aberdeen: the foundation was discernible in the last century, but has been effaced, and the ground brought under tillage. Here also is a market Cross, consisting of an upright pillar of hewn granite, raised on a pedestal of Circular steps, and measuring nearly twelve feet from the ground to the top, About the middle of this pillar is an iron staple with links, the remains of the jugs, in which offenders were wont to be exposed to public shame.
OS1/1/77/67 RIVER URY River Ury River Ury River Ury Dr [Doctor] Mitchell Old Rayne Mr John Packman Mr John Smith 044 A small river having its source in close proximity to Broomhill in the Parish of Drumblade and flows in a Southerly direction, forming the boundary between this Parish (Rayne) and Oyne for a short distance, and joins the River Don in close proximity to Inverurie.
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OS1/1/77/68 [Page] 68 Parish of Rayne Extracted from the Gazetteer of Scotland [Crossed out] " Rayne a parish in the district of Garioch, Aberdeenshire; It is bounded on the north by Auchterless; on the north-east by Fyvie; on the east by Daviot; on the south and south-east by Chapel-of-Garioch; on the south and south- -west by the Urie, which divides it from Oyne, and on the west by Culsalmond. Its length and breadth are each about 3½ miles; and its area is about [...] square miles. The hill of Rothmaise, situated on the northern frontier, and covered with heath and hard weeds, lifts its summit about 850 feet above sea-level. Not far from this height a large tract of peat moss stretches quite across the parish from east to west. The rest of the surface is slightly undulated, or occasionally rises into gentle eminences. The soil of the best arable grounds is a rich loam on a bottom of clay; and of inferior ground is a shallower and more gravelly loam, on a rocky or tilly subsoil. about four fifths of the whole parochial area are regularly subject to the plough; and upwards of 350 acres are covered with wood, principally planted larch and Scottish fir. The chief antiquities of the parish are a supposed Roman iter, two Druidical temples, and some cairns. The mansions are Freefield, Rothmaise and Warthill. The decayed village of Rayne stands in the centre of the parish and has an annual fair for cattle and horses on the 4th Tuesday of November, Old Stat. Act [Old Statistical Account]
OS1/1/77/69 CANDLE HILL Candle Hill Candle Hill Candle Hill Mr Alexander Robertson, Tocherford Mr George Robertson, Tocherford Mr John Martin, Drumfold 044 A Small hill feature on which stands the Standing Stones of Rayne. Situated a little South east of the Village of Old Rayne.
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OS1/1/77/71 MOAT [Old Rayne] Moat Moat Moat Dr [Doctor] Mitchell, Old Rayne Mr John Packman Old Rayne Mr John Smith Old Rayne 044 About 60 years ago this moat was drained and cultivated, it is now scarcely traceable, but Mr John Packman, who is now a man of 75 years remembers of seeing the ditch filled with water and it was then called "The Lochie."
OS1/1/77/71 POST OFFICE [Old Rayne] Post Office Post Office Post Office Mr John Packman Dr [Doctor] Mitchell Mr John Smith 044 A post office and dwellinghouse. The post arrives from Insch at 11.45 A.M. and at 4.50 P.M. departs to Insch at 7.50 A.M. and 1.15 P.M. Insch being the Major Office.
OS1/1/77/71 HEADHOUSE Headhouse Headhouse Headhouse Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Mr John Packman, Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne 044 A dwelling house, slated &in good repair. It was in this house where the bailie Courts were held, and hence the name, Head House. Property of Sir J. D.H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]
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OS1/1/77/72 SCHOOL [Old Rayne] School School School Mr John Packman Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne Dr [Doctor] Mitchell Rayne 044 A schoolhouse one storey slated and in good repair: the usual branches of education are taught here, and it has the Government grant. The average attendance is about 53 not a parochial school.
OS1/1/77/72 CONGREGATIONAL PREACHING STATION [Old Rayne] Union Hall Union Hall Union Hall Mr John Packman, Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne Dr [Doctor] Mitchell Rayne 044 A neat little building erected in 1860 as a sort of preaching station.
OS1/1/77/72 TAP 0' MAST Tap O'Mast Tap O'Mast Tap O'Mast Tap O'Mast Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart [Baronet] Mr John Packman Mr John Smith Dr [Doctor] Mitchell 044 A fine natural feature situated about ½ Mile east of Old Rayne; the property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/72 BROOMBRAE Broombrae Broombrae Broombrae Broombrae Copy of Lease Rent Receipt John Packman John Smith 044 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one Storey Slated & in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]
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OS1/1/77/73 LONGSIDE Longside Longside Longside Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet] Mr James Bisset. Tenant Rent Receipt 044 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one Storey Slated & in good repair: property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/73 Site of ST LAWRENCE'S WELL Site of St. Lawrence's Well Site of St. Lawrence's Well Site of St. Lawrence's Well Site of St. Lawrence's Well Mr John Packman Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne Dr. [Doctor] Mitchell Rayne Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire 044 "About a mile westward from Lawesk is a well called St Lawrence Well" This well has been covered over and the water conveyed into a drain, but the site is still visible.
OS1/1/77/73 BRIDGE OF PITMACHIE Bridge of Pitmachie Bridge of Pitmachie Bridge of Pitmachie Bridge of Pitmachie Mr John Packman Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne Dr. [Doctor] Mitchell Rayne Mr Hugh McDonald Rayne 044 A county bridge of two arches across the River Ury, near the village of Old Rayne. Maintained by the County.
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OS1/1/77/74 COW DEN Cow Den Cow Den Cow Den Mr John Packman, Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne Dr. [Doctor] Mitchell Rayne 044 This name is applied to a small piece of ground planted in fir, but formerly a libertywas granted, through the Kindness of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet] to the people of Old Rayne to graze their cows upon it free of any charge.
OS1/1/77/74 STRATH-HORN Strathhorn Strathhorn Strathhorn Mr James Cooper, Tenant Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet] Rent Receipt 044 A farmsteading & dwellinghouse one storey, slated and in good repair; property of Sir J. D.H Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/74 QUEEN'S FORD Queen's Ford Queen's Ford Queen's Ford Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet] Dr. [Doctor] Mitchell Mr James Cooper 044 Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone says that the Ford over the Ury at Strathhorn is called the Queen's Ford. The tradition goes that Queen Mary (of Scots) slept at Rothemay and crossed the Ury at that spot on her way to the House of Tillyfour where she remained the night previous to the Battle of Corriechie on the South side of the Hill of Fair
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OS1/1/77/75 STONE CIRCLE (Remains of) [Old Rayne] The Standing Stones of Rayne Mr John Packman Rayne (76 years of age) Mr John Smith, Rayne 044 "This circle formerly of 12 stones of which only 9 now remain of these 5 are overthrown & one strangely displaced. it is nearly 60 feet in diameter, and the Stones, which are all of whin stone, are from 5 to 6 feet in height. Each pillar stands on a small cairn of stones sunk into the ground. In the centre of the circle, and about 2½ feet below the surface was found a spear shaped collection of stones, about 19 feet long, 10 feet broad at the square end, & penetrating about 2½ feet below the surface, and a foot into the subsoil. In the center of the stones was a circular pit regularly built, like a draw well; about 2 feet in diameter at the mouth, and tapering somewhat to the bottom, which did not reach below the level of the stones. In this pit was found a quantity of black mould. over [continued p. 76]
OS1/1/77/75 URNS FOUND HERE [stone circle, Old Rayne] Urns found here Mr John Packman Rayne Mr John Smith Rayne 044 [the description of the Stone Circle and Urns is continued on page 76]
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OS1/1/77/76 [Page] 76 [Continued from p. 75] mould, incinerated bones, and some bits of charcoal, the whole covered at the mouth with boulder stones. Three fragments of small urns were found burnt quite red, and a small flat square piece of polished stone, of a pale green, but evidently broken and with 3 holes bored thro' [through] one of the ends as if to suspend it by. This fragment resembles some ornaments for the neck engraved in Dr. [Doctor] Wilsons Prihistoric Annals. p. [pages] 2 & 4. outside the pit, at irregular distances round and within 2 feet of it, were small deposits of similar bones, etc. It is deserving of remark that on the 2nd May 1349 William, Bishop of Aberdeen, held a court at "The Standing Stones of Rayne, at which the Kings Justiciar was present ( Regist Episc , Aberdeen Vol. [Volume] I P. [Page] 79 Sp. [Spalding] Club) Extracted from "Sculptured Stones of Scotland." Vol [Volume] I Page 21. printed 1856 for Sp [Spalding] Club. " Four hundred yards eastwards from the village in a Druidical circle or temple" Extracted from Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire.
OS1/1/77/77 Site of ELSPET'S CAIRN (Site of) Elspet's Cairn Mr James Mortimer Mr George Watt 045 On the farm of Irelandbrae And on a hill of Considerable elevation, Mr James Mortimer, in 1849 whilst trenching out Elspet's Cairn came upon a stone Cist, it was laid about east & west and contained a skull and two urns:
OS1/1/77/77 STONE CIST, URNS AND CELTS FOUND HERE [Elspet's Cairn] Stone Cist. Urns and Celts found here A.D. 1849 Mr James Mortimer Mr George Hall 045 The urns were beautifully carved and were filled with burnt wood and bones. They were 9"[inches] deep and 6" [inches] across the mouth. The bottoms of which were uppermost. There was also found two Celts, About 6" [inches] long and 3" [inches] across the mouth.
OS1/1/77/77 ARROWHEADS FOUND HEREABOUT [nr Elspet's Cairn] Arrowheads found hereabout Mr James Mortimer Mr George Watt 045 A considerable number of Arrow Heads have from time to time been found near the Cairn.
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OS1/1/77/78 WHITELUMS Whitelums Whitelums Whitelums Mr Alexander Watt Tenant Rent Receipt Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq. 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq.
OS1/1/77/78 IRELANDBRAE Irelandbrae Irelandbrae Irelandbrae Mr James Mortimer, Tenant Rent Receit Valuation Roll 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq.
OS1/1/77/78 CONGALTON Congalton Congalton Congalton Mr George Stewart Tenant Rent Receipt Valuation Roll 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq.
OS1/1/77/78 [Page] 78 Parish of Rayne WHITELUMS Lum, Lumb. A Chimney, sometimes the Chimney top, the whole of the building appropriated for one or more Chimneys; the stalk. (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/79 NEWLANDS Newlands Newlands Newlands Newlands Mr John Toucher, Tenant Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq. Rent Receipt Valuation Roll 045 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey slated & in good repair: property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq.
OS1/1/77/79 TILLYDAFF'S CAIRN Tillydaff's Cairn Tillydaff's Cairn Tillydaff's Cairn Mr John Toucher Mr Hugh McDonald Statistical Account 045 "Half a mile eastward from Drums Cairn is a small cairn in the Moor of Rayne called Tillydaff's Cairn, as marking the place where Tillydaff Laird of Mains of Warthill, was Killed in 1530. Having assaulted a neighbouring landlord Leslie of Warthill, Second son of Wardhouse in Lawrence Fair, he was pursued by Wardhouse and his other sons for several miles and fell by their hands at this spot. Now a small green mound, which does not appear to have been opened." Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire
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OS1/1/77/80 IRELAND WELL Ireland Well Ireland Well Mr John Mortimer, Southside Mr Alexander Watt Whitelums 045 A fine spring of water oozing out of a rock situated a short distance west of Irelandbrae.
OS1/1/77/80 SOUTHSIDE Southside Southside Southside Mr John Mortimer Tenant Rent Receipt and Lease Papers etc. 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse one storey slated and in good repair; property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq.
OS1/1/77/80 ST ANDREW'S HILL St. Andrews Hill St. Andrews Hill St. Andrews Hill Mr John Mortimer Mr Alexander Watt Valuation Roll 045 "Half a mile east from the Church of Rayne is a rising ground named St. Andrews Hill on which fetes may have formerly been held in honour of the patron Saint" Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire
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OS1/1/77/81 THE STOB CORS The Stob Corse The Stob Corse Mr James Mortimer. Irelandbrae Mr George Stewart. Congalton 045 This name is applied to a small piece of arable land near Tillydaff's Cairn.
OS1/1/77/81 BALMORAL Balmoral Balmoral Balmoral Mr James Robertson Tenant Rent Receipt Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] 045 A Crofter's dwellinghouse one storey thatched and in good repair; property of J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/81 BISHOPTON Bishopton Bishopton Rent Receipt Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet] 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse in good repair: property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/81 LEWESK Lewesk Lewesk Rent Receipt Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse in good repair: property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinston Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/81 AUCHINTARPH Auchintarph Auchintarph Rent Receipt Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone 045 A farmsteading and dwellinghouse in good repair: property of J. D. H. Elphinstone Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/81 [Page] 81 Parish of Rayne THE STOB CORS. Cors, Corse. The Cross or rood. The name sometimes given to a piece of silver money, from its bearing the figure of a Cross Cors, Corss. An Animated body. (Jamieson)
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OS1/1/77/83 MILL OF WARTLE [Corn] Mill of Warthill Mill of Warthill Mill of Wartle Mill of Wartle Mill of Wartle Mr John Moir, Agent Wartle Station William Leslie Esqr. Mr Alexander Low, Tenant Rent Receipt Arthur Forbes Gordon Esq. Propr. [Proprietor] 045 A corn and meal mill, one storey slated and in good repair: property of Arthur Forbes Gordon Esqr.
OS1/1/77/83 DEN BURN Den Burn Den Burn Den Burn Mr John Moir Mr Alexander Low A. Forbes Gordon Esq. 045 A Small stream rising somewhere in the Parish of Daviot and flowing south west for some distance, joins the Burn of Warthill near the Mill of Wartle.
OS1/1/77/83 BURN OF WARTLE Burn of Warthill Burn of Warthill Burn of Warthill William Leslie Esq. Mr Robert Nish Meikle Warthill Mr William Singer 045 A rivulet, Known by this name from near Windyedge: it forms the Parish boundary for a short distance and forms a junction with Den Burn near the Mill of Warthill. After which it is Known by the name of Burn of Durno.
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OS1/1/77/85 THE LAW The Law The Law The Law The Law Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Mr George Ledingham Newton of Lewesk 045 " In the south-east of the Parish is a conical hill, called a law, on which, according to tradition trials were held of old, and doom pronounced, and at times perhaps summarily executed. This little hill of which the top is now covered with fir trees and furze, has given the name of Lawesk (now Lewesk) to the adjoining farms, extending to several hundred acres" Statistical Account of Aberdeenshire
OS1/1/77/85 EAST LAW East Law East Law East Law Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Mr George Ledingham Rent Receipt 045 A farmsteading and dwelling house one storey, slated, and in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/85 [Page] 85 Old Rayne THE LAW. Law. A designation given to many hills or mounts, whether natural or artificial (Jamieson)
OS1/1/77/86 LAWFOLDS Lawfolds Lawfolds Lawfolds Sir J. D. H. Elpinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Rent Receipt Mr George Ledingham 045 A farmsteading and dwelling house, one storey, slated and in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H. Elpinstone.
OS1/1/77/86 NORTH LAW North Law North Law North Law Sir J. D. H. Elpinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Rent Receipt Mr George Ledingham. 045 A farmsteading and dwellhouse, one storey, slated and in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
OS1/1/77/86 NEWTON OF LEWESK Newton of Lewesk Newton of Lewesk Sir J. D. H Elpinstone, Bart. [Baronet] Rent Receipt Mr George Ledingham 045 A farmsteading and dwelling house, one storey, slated, and in good repair; property of Sir J. D. H Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
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OS1/1/77/87 [Page] 87 Parish of Rayne [Signed] E H Courtney [Edward Henry Courtney] Capt RE [Captain Royal Engineers]
OS1/1/77/88 [Page] 88 OS1/1/77 NAME BOOK of the PARISH OF RAYNE Co. [COUNTY] ABERDEEN [Stamped] Ordnance Survey M.S. Store Southampton 14 Mar 1899
OS1/1/77/89 [Page] 89 Index Parish of Rayne Aberdeenshire Names -- Pages Arrowheads found here -- 77 Auchintarph -- 81 Black Cairn -- 3 Black Burn -- 5 Bonnyton Burn -- 11 Braeside of Rothmaise -- 12 Bonnyton -- 15 Bridgefoot -- 15 Bridge of Thindam -- 16 Blue Well -- 23 Bridge of Redburn -- 35 Bowman Stone -- 41 Burn of Cushiestown -- 46 Blackfold -- 53 Burnside -- 54 Bridge of Barreldikes -- 61 Barreldikes -- 61 Bogside Cottage -- 62 Bankhead -- 64 Broombrae -- 72 Bridge of Pitmachie -- 73 Balmoral -- 81 Bishopton -- 81 Burn of Warthill -- 83 Braeside of Rothmaise -- 28 Bridge of Jimpack -- 10 Chapel Well -- 9 Crofts of Pots of Rayne -- 11 Chapel Brae -- 12 Crighton's Stone -- 21 Cottiehill -- 34 Cushiestown -- 39 Church -- 45 Cockmuir -- 50 Causewayfold -- 52 Cromwellside -- 62 Candle Hill -- 69 Congregational Preaching Station -- 72 Cow Den -- 74 Congalton -- 78 Drum of Carthill -- 33 Divothillock -- 50 Drum's Fauld -- 57 Drum's Cairn (Remains of) -- 59 Drumfold -- 60 Den Burn -- 83 Earl of Mar's Ree -- 53 Easterton of Newrayne -- 60 East Law -- 85 Futtlie -- 16 Threefield House -- 17 Federaught's Stone -- 21 Greenford -- 33 Goosehillock -- 34 Great North of Scotland Railway (Macduff & Turriff Section) -- 53 Gallows Hill -- 61 Hill of Rothmaise -- 6 Home Farm -- 13 Hillocks -- 30 Home Farm -- 31 Horneyfield -- 48 Hunthall -- 61 Headhouse -- 71 Irelandbrae -- 78 Ireland Well -- 80 Keltswell -- 5 Kelts Well -- 5 Knowley -- 19 Kirktown of Rayne -- 39 Kirklands -- 46 Loanhead -- 14 Laithres -- 16 Lochend -- 45 Lentush -- 48 Lochside -- 48 Loanfold -- 52 Longside -- 73 Lewesk -- 81 Lawfolds -- 86 Lawrence Road -- 17 Mill Croft -- 6 Moss-side of Rothmaise -- 11 Mains of Rothmaise -- 17 Mains of Loanhead -- 17 Moss-side -- 34 Mastrick -- 46 Manse -- 47 Meikle Warthill -- 51 Market Stance -- 52 Mill Hill -- 54 Muir Wood of Rayne -- 60 Mill of Bonnyton (Corn) -- 62 Mains of Newrayne -- 63 Market Stance -- 63 Market Cross -- 65
OS1/1/77/90 [Page] 90 Index Continued Names -- Pages Moat -- 71 Mill of Warthill (Corn) -- 83 Newton -- 6 North Lodge -- 23 North Cockmuir -- 29 Nether Tocher -- 29 Neuk -- 30 Northfield -- 34 Northside -- 51 North Sunside -- 53 Newlands -- 79 North Law -- 86 Newton of Lewesk -- 86 Oxenloan -- 15 Oldmill -- 19 Over Tocher -- 27 Old Rayne -- 67 Parish of Rayne -- 1 Pots of Rayne -- 7 Ploughman's Hall [Public House] -- 64 Post Office -- 71 Queen's Ford -- 74 Riddlehead -- 32 Rochiepool -- 51 Rockyden -- 53 Roseseat -- 54 Rosehall -- 62 River Ury -- 67 Stone Cist & Key found here -- 3 Site of St. Mary's Chapel -- 9 Spy Hill -- 13 Saint Cloud -- 14 South Lodge -- 14 Site of Stone Circle -- 25 Site of Cat Cairn -- 27 Site of Stone Circle -- 28 Smiddyhow -- 29 Supposed Site of Roman Road -- 37 South Lodge -- 43 Southside -- 43 Schoolbow -- 47 School -- 47 South Cockmuir -- 50 School -- 52 Site of Bishop of Aberdeen's House -- 66 School -- 72 Site of St. Lawrences Well -- 73 Strath-horn -- 74 Stone Circle (Remains of) -- 75 Site of Elspet's Cairn -- 77 Stone Cist, Urns and Celts found here. -- 77 Southside -- 80 St. Andrew's Hill -- 80 Tocher -- 27 Tocherford -- 28 The Glen (P.H.) [Public House] -- 55 Thorpville -- 60 The Shevock -- 64 Tap O' Mast -- 72 Tillydaff's Cairn -- 79 The Stob Cors -- 81 The Law -- 85 Urns found here -- 75 Viewfield Cottage -- 7 Warthill Moss -- 33 West Lodge -- 43 Warthill House -- 49 Windyedge -- 51 Windy Edge -- 55 Westerton of Newrayne -- 63 Whitelums -- 78 Drum of Cartle -- 33 (Altered by authority of Mr James Macdonald, The Farm Huntly, N.B. [North Britain] To be used for 1" [ inch] purposes only, further investigation to be made during revision of the larger Scales. By order of The D.G. [Director General] 4.2.95 [4th Feb 1895] Wartle Moss -- 33 (Same Remark as Drum of Cartle) Wartle House -- 49 (Same Remark as Drum of Cartle) Meikle Wartle -- 51 (Same Remark as Drum of Cartle)