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OS1/19/16/23

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Luthermuir Luthermuir
Luthermuir
Luthermuir
Luthermuir
Luthermuir
Luthermuir
Sir J.S. Forbes Bart [Baronet]
John Smith Esqr (Pitgarvie)
Revd. [Reverend] T. Swan (U.P. [United Presbyterian] Minister)
William Mathewson Esqr. (Factor on Kintore E. [Estates])
Valuation Roll 1862-63
New. Stat. Act. [Statistical Account]
023.15 "Luthermuir which at the time of the last report, seems to have been unworthy of notice being at that time only a barren moor is now mostly cultivated and contains a population - of above 1000. On account, however of the decline of manufactures, especially the weaving trade, it is beginning to decrease in population, but to advance in several other respects. A few years ago, this place seems to have been the resort of the destitute and abandoned from almost every parish in the country. It is pleasing to remark, that it is improving fast in point of morality and religion." (New Stat Act [Statistical Account])
This name applies to a number of Cottages etc Scattered over a Considerable area, they are mostly built of Clay mixed with Straw, Small Stones, and a few bricks for foundation, the occupiers are principally hand loom weavers of Cotton fabrics. This place has a very desolate appearance.

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