List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WOOD OF DALBOG Wood of Dalbog
Wood of Dalbog
Wood of Dalbog
Robert Stocks, Factor
Val. [Valuation] Roll
Rev. [Reverend] C.S. Adie
020 A small farm steading the property of the Earl of Dalhousie.
Site of CASTLE [Serjan Hill] Jervise's Land of Lindsays
Thomas Waldie
William Christison. tenant
020 The traditionary existence of an old Castle at Dalbog is well known to the present tenant, who received it from his Father and Grandfather the previous tenant to whom Thomas Waldie removed the walls referred to in the Extract given below. This was probably an old defensible building similar to the so-called Castle at Shanno [Initialled] J.B. Lt Col. R.E [Lieutenant Colonel Royal Engineers]
A building with very thick walls, lately erased at the East end of the farm house of the Wood of Dalbog, was known by the name of "the Castle" and of this the "Wicked Master" took forcible possession in the time of Earl David of Edzell and carried on his predatory and annihilating labours in the district and tenantry of Glenesk and neighbourhood - "Jervise's Land of the Lindsays"
SERJAN' HILL Serjan' Hill
Serjan' Hill
Serjan' Hill
Serjan' Hill
Rev. [Reverend] C.S. Adie
Rev. [Reverend] R. Inglis
Robert Buchan, Edzell
Robert Christison Dalbog
020 A rising ground on the farm of Wood of Dalbog; It is covered with wood, A tradition, as to the origin of its name, is to the effect that Lord Adam Gordon, who caused the wood to be planted, was commander of the forces, and employed a person bearing the rank of Serjeant to Superintend the planting. Mr. Jarvise in his Land of the Lindsays gives, however, a different version, He supposes a Castle to have stood at Wood of Dalbog, and makes the following statement. "In the neighbourhood of the Site of the Old Castle of Dalbog , we have, for instance, the "Serjan' Hill," or the place where the old Serjeant of the barony resided,"

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