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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STRICHEN Strichen Continued 013 [continued from page 32]
is supplied with good water from a cistern situate about a quarter of a mile west of the Parsonage, Water taps are placed in the various streets. The Fraserburgh branch of the Great North of Scotland Railway skirts the eastern extremity of the village at which there is a Station. "The village was founded about a century ago by direction of Lord Strichen who was then proprietor The feuars sit under perpetual Charters." Banffshire Journal
HIGH STREET [Strichen] High Street
High Street
High Street
High Street
John Sleigh Esqr. Factor
Dr [Doctor] Gavin Strichen
Mr A R Angus. Chemist
Mr George Mackie. West Street.
013 A street forming the principal thoroughfare of the above village, and extending from the Railway Station to West Street. It is also known as Mid Street. Mr Mackie states that in 1803 Lord Lovat (the then proprietor) had boards bearing the names High Street, North Street, South Street and Bridge Street, placed on the respective Corners, but having fallen into decay are now obliterated.
BRIDGE STREET [Strichen] Bridge Street
Bridge Street
Bridge Street
John Sleigh Esqr.
Dr [Doctor] Gavin
Mr James Chalmers Merchant
013 A street bearing this name from bridge across the North Ugie. to North Street.

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13.3 -- Aberdeenshire -- Parish of Strichen

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