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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Old Statistical Account
New Statistical Account
Fullarton's Gazetter
002 ; 006 ; 007 ; 012 ; 013 A Parish situated on the eastern division of Aberdeenshire, it is bounded on the North & North West by Pitsligo and Aberdour, on the East and South East by Rathen, Aberdour & Fraserburgh detached and Strichen; On the West by Aberdour and on the South by New Deer.
It contains an Established Church, Quoad Sacra Church, Free Church, an Episcopal Chapel, Congregational Chapel & a Baptist Chapel, also 3 Parish Schools. The Principal village in the Parish is that of New Pitsligo.
"The name of the Parish is said to be of Gaelic origin and to signify 'The King's house' Tradition bears that a religious house once existed near the Site of the Present Church". New Statistical Account
The site or the Supposed Site of the religious house above referred to cannot be identified on the ground, but the site of the Old Parish church has been identified.

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There is not any portion of this Parish Detached, nor is there any portion of any other Parish contained within the boundary of this Parish.

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