Scheduled Website Maintenance 14/07/20 00:00 – 04:00GMT – There will be periods of time during this window when this website will be unavailable.

Banffshire, Volume 21

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info
OS1/4/21/1 KING EDWARD (Detached) King Edward (det) [detached] King Edward (det) [detached] King Edward (det) [detached] King Edward (det) [detached] King Edward (det) [detached] King Edwards New Statistical Account Fullarton's Gazetteer Robertson's Map of Banffshire &c Oliver & Boyd's Almanac Sheriff's List of Parishes Black's Map of Scotland 004 ; 005 ; 010 ; 011 A detached part of the parish of King Edward, it is situatd in Banffshire but belongs to Aberdeenshire. It is bounded on the west by the parish of Banff, on the south, and part of the west by the parish of Alvah, and on the north and part of the west by the parish of Gamrie. The county of Aberdeen exercises all Political and ecclesiastical control over it. This detached portion contains about 1082 Statute Acres, is all either wooded or arable,Aand is the property of The Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/1 [Page] 1 Notes Here is is in Banffshire King Edward Det [Detached] Locally Situated in Banff &c a Det [Detached] prt of the County Aberdeen
OS1/4/21/2 [Page] 2 Blank Page
OS1/4/21/3 KIRKSIDE Kirkside Estate Plan Mr Forbes. Banff Mr Gordon Banff 004.16 A dwelling house, having some outhouses and garden Attached - tenanted by farm labourers, in the employment of John Hannay Esq: Corskie House, who farms the land. The Earl of Fife, proprietor.
OS1/4/21/3 [Page] 3 Co [County] of Aberdeen - Ph [Parish] of King Edward (Det) [Detached]
OS1/4/21/4 [Page] 4 Blank page
OS1/4/21/5 CRAIGLUG 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/5 DANES DYKE (Remains of) 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/5 SCURRY FORD 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/5 SCURRY ISLAND 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/5 HOSPITAL ISLAND 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/5 [Page] 5 Co [County of Aberdeen (detached) - Parish of King Edward (detached)
OS1/4/21/6 KING'S FORD (Disused) 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/6 RIVER DEVERON 004.16 For authorities and description remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/6 [Page] 6 Co [County] Aberdeen - Parish of King Edward (Detached)
OS1/4/21/7 STONE CIRCLE (Remains of) The Standing Stanes (Remains of a Druidical Circle) George Forbes Esq Alexander Simpson Esq Estate Plan 004.16 The remains of a druidical Circle. two stones of which remain standing other three are lying on the ground close beside, the position is remarkable being on the summit of a small Knoll.
OS1/4/21/7 BROKENSHIPS Broken Ships Broken Ships George Forbes Alexander Simpson 004.16 A small wooded ravine on the bank of the Deveron the origin or etymology of the name cannot be ascertained
OS1/4/21/7 [Page] 7 Parish of King Edward Detached - Co [County] Aberdeenshire (Det) [detached]
OS1/4/21/8 GAVENIE BRAES Gavenie Braes Gavenie Braes Gavenie Braes Alexander Simpson Colleonard William Coutts Esq Banff George Forbes Esq Banff 004.16 A steep cultivated banK on the east side of Deveron the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/8 MOUNTCOFFER WOOD Mountcoffer Wood Estate Plan Alexander Simpson George Forbes 004.16 ; 010.04 A very extensive mixed wood on the estate of Mountcoffer the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/8 [Page] 8 Parish of King Edward (det) [detached] - Co [County] Aberdeenshire (det) [detached] [signed] William Paton Corp RE [Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/4/21/9 GELLY BURN Gelly Burn Mr Hannay, Factor, Corskie Bank Mr Smart, Gellymill Cottage Estate Plan 005.13 A burn flowing west through the Parish of King Edward Detd [Detached] and empties itself into the River Deveron near the Bridge of Banff
OS1/4/21/9 DAMS COTTAGE Dams Cottage Mr Hannay, Factor, Corskie Bank Mr Smart, Gellymill Cottage Estate Plan 005.13 A keepers lodge on the Duff Estate situated on the Banff and Aberdeen Road- 1 mile from the former The property of the Rt Honble [Right Honourable] the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/9 GAVENIE LODGE Gaveny Lodge Gavenie Lodge Mr Hannay, Factor, Corskie Bank Mr Smart, Gellymill Cottage Estate Plan Alexander Simpson Colleonard William Coutts Esqr Banff George Forbes Esq Banff 005.13 A keepers lodge on the Duff estate situated on the road side at the top of the Gaveny Brae.
OS1/4/21/9 [Page] 9 Co [County] of Aberdeen (detached) - Parish of King Edward (detached) [signed] John Cameron Lce Corp RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/4/21/10 CORSKIEBANK Corskie Bank Mr Hannay Factor, Occupier Mr Smart, Gellymill Cottage Estate Map 005.13 A fine mansion on the Duff Estate and occupied by the factor of the Rt Honble [Right Honourable] The Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/10 GELLYMILL COTTAGE Gellymill Cottage Mr Hannay Factor, Mr Smart, Occupier Estate Map 005.13 a Cottage situated at the burn side near the Gelly Mill. The property of the Rt Honble [Right Honourable] The Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/10 GELLYBURN COTTAGE Gellyburn Cottage Mr Hannay Factor, Mr Smart, Gellymill Cottage Estate Map 005.13 A keepers cottage on the Duff Estate and situated at the foot of the Gaveny Brae the property of the Rt Honble [Right Honourable] The Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/10 [Page] 10 Co [County] of Aberdeen (detached) - Ph [Parish] of King Edward (det) [detached]
OS1/4/21/11 CORSKIE Corskie Mr Hannay Factor, Tenant Mr Smart Gellymill Cottage Estate Plan 005.13 A large farm steading on the estate of the Rt Honble [Right Honourable] The Earl of Fife
OS1/4/21/11 CORSKIE LODGE Corskie Lodge Mr Hannay Factor Gellymill Cottage Estate Plan 005.13 A keepers lodge near the farm of Corskie and the property of the Rt Honble [Right Honourable] the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/11 [Page] 11 Co [County] of Aberdeen (det) [detached] - Ph [Parish] of King Edward (Detchd) [Detached] [signed] John Cameron Lce Corpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/4/21/12 LOWER MALISON SHOT Lower Malison Shot 010.04 For authorities and descriptive remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/12 COLDWELL SHOT Coldwell Shot 010.04 For authorities and descriptive remarks See Name Book of Banff Parish
OS1/4/21/12 GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY (Banff, Macduff & Turriff Branch) Great North of Scotland Railway Banff Macduff and Turriff Branch Time Tables Mr Macintosh. Station Master 005.13 A single line of Railway extending from Inveramsay to within a mile of Macduff, and used for Passenger and Goods traffic, it has an Electric Telegraph and is the property of the Great North of Scotland Railway Co [Company]
OS1/4/21/12 [Page] 12 Co [County] Aberdeen (detached0- Ph [Parish] of King Edward (detached)
OS1/4/21/13 MOUNTCOFFER HOUSE Mountcoffer House Estate Plan Mr J. Morrison Mains of Montcoffer Mr Thomas Gordon Mains of Montcoffer 010.04 A large Mansion Standing on n elevated Situation, and commanding an extensive view of the Valley of the Deveron and the Surrounding country. It has a court of good offices, a Small ornamental lawn, a good garden and an extensive arable farm attached It is the residence of the Honble [Honourable] S Duff and the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/13 MAINS OF MOUNTCOFFER Mains of Mountcoffer Estate Plan Mr John Morrison Tenant Thomas Gordon 010.04 A large dwelling house, with a court of farm offices, a large garden, and an arable farm Attached, in the occupation of J. Morrison, and the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/13 NURSERY NurSery Estate Plan Mr John Morrison Tenant Thomas Gordon 010.04 A nurSery for the Cultivation of Young trees for Sale, it is in the occupation of Mr Morrison Mains of Mountcoffer & the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/13 [Page] 13 Co [County] of Aberdeen (Detached)- Ph [Parish] of King Edward (Detached)
OS1/4/21/14 BRIDGE OF ALVAH Bridge of Alvah Estate Plan Thomas Gordon Mr Forbes. Town Clerk Banff 010.04 A bridge across the river Deveron near the Mill of Alvah, on the private Carriage drive between Duff House And Mountcoffer House &c. It was built by the Earl of Fife in 1772.
OS1/4/21/14 MILL OF MOUNTCOFFER (In Ruins) Mill of Mountcoffer Estate Plan Thomas Gordon Mr J. Morrison 010.04 The ruins of an old meal Mill on the Side of the River Deveron only a portion of the walls now remain.
OS1/4/21/14 MOUNTCOFFER HILL Mountcoffer Hill Estate Plan New Statistical Account Mr Morrison. Mains of Mountcoffer Mr Forbes, Town Clerk. Banff 010.04 A conspicuous wooded eminence on the Side of the river Deveron immediately north of Mount Coffer House. On the estate of Mountcoffer the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/14 [Page] 14 Co [County] of Aberdeen (Det) [Detached] - Ph [Parish] of King Edward (Det) [Detached]
OS1/4/21/15 FERNIE BRAE Fernie Brae Fernie Brae Fernie Brae Mr Morrison, Mountcoffer Mr James Smith Wanford Estate Plan 011.01 An arable declivity, and a cottars house, the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/15 MOUNTCOFFER CROFTS Mountcoffer Crofts Mountcoffer Crofts Mountcoffer Crofts Mr Morrison Mountcoffer Mr James Smith Wanford Estate Plan 011.01 Four Cottars houses, having gardens and Crofts attached the property of the Earl of Fife.
OS1/4/21/15 [Page] 15 Co [County] of Aberdeen (detached - Parish of King Edward (det) [detached]
OS1/4/21/16 SHINGLE SHOT Shingle Shot Shingle Shot Shingle Shot Mr Goldsworth Rack Mr Robertson Banff Mr Forbes Banff 010.04 A deep pool in the Deveron immediately above the Bridge of Alvah.
OS1/4/21/16 BREAST SHOT Breast Shot Breast Shot Breast Shot Mr Goldsworth Rack Mr Robertson Banff Mr Forbes Banff 010.04 A deep pool in the Deveron immediately below the Bridge of Alvah
OS1/4/21/16 UPPER MALISON SHOT Upper Malison Shot Mr Goldsworth Rack Mr Robertson Banff Mr Forbes Banff 010.04 A pool in the River Deveron occasionally used as a Station for Netting Salmon
OS1/4/21/16 [Page] 16 Parish of King Edward Det [Detached] - Co [County] Aberdeen Det [Detached] [signed] Dallas G. Jones Lieut. R.E. [Lieutenant Royal Engineers] 29th June 1867
OS1/4/21/17 [Page] 17 OS1/4/21 NAME BOOK OF THE PARISH OF KING EDWARD CO. [COUNTY] ABERDEEN. (Detached) IN THE CO. [COUNTY] OF BANFF, ALVAH Parish
OS1/4/21/18 [Page] 18 KING EDWARD Ph [Parish] (Detached) INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Breast Shot -- 16 Bridge of Alvah -- 14 Brokenships -- 7 Coldwell Shot -- 12 Corskie -- 11 Corskiebank -- 10 Corskie Lodge -- 11 Craiglug -- 5 Dams Cottage -- 9 Danes Dyke (Remains of) -- 5 Fernie Brae -- 15 Gavenie Braes -- 8 Gavenie Lodge -- 9 Gelly Burn -- 9 Gellyburn Cottage -- 10 Gellymill Cottage -- 10 Great North of Scotland Railway (Banff Macduff & Turriff Branch) -- 12 Hospital Island -- 5 King Edward (Detached) -- 1 King’s Ford (Disused) -- 6 Kirkside -- 3 Lower Malison Shot -- 12 Mains of Mountcoffer -- 13 Mill of Mountcoffer (In Ruins) -- 14 Mountcoffer Crofts -- 15 Mountcoffer Hill -- 14 Mountcoffer House -- 13 Mountcoffer Wood -- 8 Nursery -- 13 Rack Shot -- 12 River Deveron -- 6 Scury Ford -- 5 Scury Island -- 5 Shingle Shot -- 16 Stone Circle (Remains of) -- 7 Upper Malison Shot -- 16