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ABERLEMNO,
CARESTON, DUN, ESSIE, FEARN, KIRKDEN, MENMUIR. STRICKATHROW,,
AND TANNADICE.
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AbERLEMNO, a parish and village in Forfar-
shire, 6 miles S. W. from Brechin, is situate in a
fertile country, where agriculture is carried on
with eonsiderable spirit and success.
Caiiestov is a parish in Forfarshire, fthree miles
long, and one broad ; the soil is fertile and well
cultivated. Here are two artificial mounds, the
one, it is said, was raised for the purpose of law,
and the other for the execution of capital offenders.
It is i) miles N. E. of Forfar.
Dun is a parish in I'orfarshire, about four miles
square. It is 3 miles from Montrose, and 5 from
Brechin ; the soil is fertile, and agriculture is
rapidly improving.
EssIe contains about 8 square miles. The soil
is fertile and well cultivated ; it is 2 miles W. of
Glamntis. Near Essie church is a vast earthen
mound, encompassed by a deep ditch, inclosing an
area of 120 feet by sixty, in which have been found
coins of Edward I. of England.
Fearn is a parish and village. The parish is
PLACES or V70RSHIP
Aberlemno Established Church. — Rev. James
Mitchell, Minister
Careston Established Church. — Rev. David
Lyall, Minister
Dun Established Church. — Rev. John Eddie,
Minister
Essie Established Church, — Rev. James Millar,
Minister
Fearn Established Church. — Rev. David Harris,
ftlinister
KiRKDEN Established Church. — Rev. David
Carruthers, M inister
JNIenmuir Established Church. — Vacant
about five miles long, and two broad, at the foot « f
the Grampian hills, with a light fertile soil, and.
salubrious climate. It contains pretty extensive
plantations of fir and other timber. The village is
six miles W. of Brechin.
KiRKDJiN parish, four miles long, and two broad,
Ms watered by the Lunan ; the soil is various, but ,
tolerably fertile. In the parish is an obelisk, wit&
some rude engravings.
Menmuir is about five miles h'ug, and two
broad. The surface is in general fiat, exeeiit thti-
northern division, which is hilly and covered, with
heath.
.Strickathrow is a parish iiL Strathmore, F*or-
farshire, about seven miles long, and two broad.
Corn, black cattle, and flax, are the principal pro-
duce, [n the church yard, which is said to have
been the scene of the surrender of the crown of
Scotland, by John Baliol to Edward I, in 1296,
are three tomb stones, said by tradition to mark the
graves of three Danish generals.
Strickathrow Established Church.-- -Rev.
Robert Hannah, Miiiister
Tannadice Established CriuRCH. — Rev. Johi\
Buist, Minister
PAROCHIAIi SCHOOIiS-
Aberlemno. — James Robie, Master
Careston. — Jan>es Brown,. Master.
Dun. — Vacant
Essie. — James Robertson, Master
Fearn. — Peter Feuton, Master-
Kirkden. — James Gordon, Master
Menmuir.— David Eaing, Master
Strickathrow. — Alexander Laing, Master
Tannadice, — William Herrald, Mastet .
Jerron George, esq. (of Balbinnie)
Aberlemno
Maruie John, esq. (of DeucMerJ
Fearnr
RESIDENT GENTRY-
Milne Capt. James, (of A^o?roK«VeJ Ogilvie John, esq. [oi Ensuhm)
Fearn I Tannadice
Ogilvie Chas. esq. Tannadice bousei Watson Alexander, esq. (of Turin},
Aberlemno
MERCHJINTS, TRABESME^N, &c.
Andrew Jos^. shoemaker, Kirkden, Jack James, wright, Tannadice
Beau John, grocer, Kirkden Laird David, tailor, Kirkden '
Grav Thos. linen manufacturer, Lindsay James, baker, Kirkden
Kirkden Maxwell Alex, blacksmith, Tanna-
Guthrie Thos. rintner, Tannadice] dice
Stewart George, grocer, &c. Tan^
nadice
Wallace John, grocer, Kii'kdeu
ARBIRLOT,
CARMYLIE, CRAIG, INVERKEILOR, KINNELL, LUNAN, MARYTOWN AN-D MONIKIE,
^RBIRLOT extends along the sea coast for about
two miles, where the soil is sandy and very early ;
more inland it becomes a rich loam, capable of
producing almost any crops.
Carmylie is in length about four miles by three
in breadth. The small river Elliot, which takes
its rise in Deity moss, runs through the whole
length of the paiish.
Craig is situated at the moutli of the south Esk,
which separates it from Montrose. There are two
fishing villages in the parish, viz. Usau and F*r-
ryden.
Inverkeilor is of an oblong figure, extending
about six miles in length, and two and a half in
breadth. There is a small fishing village, called
Ethiehaven, at the mouth of the Keilor. Near the
mouth of the Lunan, on an eminence, stand the
venerable ruins of Red castle, said to have been
built by William the Lion, and used as a hunting scat.
KiNNELL.. The river Lunan intersects this parish.
There are several tumiili, and tradition points out
the site of a battle, said to have been fought be-
tween the rival clans of Lindsay aind OgiMe,, in-
1443. The church is about six miles distant troii»
Arbroath.
Lunan parish lies on the bay of Lunan, where
the river of that name discbarges itself iufo the
German ocean ; it is distant from Aabroath 7 miles,
and from Montrose h^.
Marytown is a parish in Forfarshire, on the
south bank of the river South Esk> which here
forms the bason of Montrose
MoNiKiE. This palish is of a triangular figure,
six miles long, and four broatl at its nortliein
extrenaity, from which it gradually lessens in
breadth, till it terminates in the sandy district, at,
the moulh of the river Tay.

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