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OS1/14/11/9

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
FINDOWRIE Findowrie
Findowrie
Findowrie
Findowrie
Findourie
Findowrie
Valuation Roll
Mr James Thomson, Tenant
Mr Will writer Brechin
Memorials of Angus & Mearns
County Map
Land of the Lindsays
026 A large handsome farm steading on the Estate of Balnamoon the Property of James Carnegy Arbuthnot Esqre
The present Dwelling house occupies the site of the old castle of Findowrie, but was pulled down about twelve years ago. by the present Tenant Mr Thomson, who converted the materials into the present handsome farm house & steading, There are several stones belonging to the old castle placed in conspicuous places in the new steading bearing date 1630 & 1684.
GOOSE CRUIVES Goose Cruives
Goose Cruives
Goose Cruives
Goose Croos
Gooscrue
Valuation Roll
Mr Will writer Brechin
Register of Careston
Estate Map
County Map
026 A small old cottage & garden now belonging to the Craigend. farm
This name is now gone into disuse, but it formerly applied to that field East of the Cottage which was low lying. and marshy and a great resort for wild Geese. it is now drained and bringing into Cultivation

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County of Forfar -- Parish of Brechin

[Note Findowrie] --There was no Castle at Findowrie
but the Ancient Mansion House (on which
the present dwelling stands) was burned
by the Marquis of Montrose in 1646 -

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