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Gordon, James, crofter, Burgie Park.
Grigor, James, farmer, Newmill.
Hay, Wm., farmer, Reeves.
Hossack, Robert, tailor, Wester Alves.
Hay, John, crofter, Gateside.
Innes, John, Brodie, of Milton-Brodie.
Johnston, T., farmer, Monaughty.
Junor, Don., blacksmith, Ryeyards.
Nicolson, James, farmer, Coltfield.
Nicolson, Wm., farmer, Burgie Park.
Ogilvie, George, weaver, Coltfield.
Russell, James, farmer, Claydales.
Reid, Margaret, spirit-dealer, Crook
Rose, John, crofter, Clachbrae.
Royan, Alex. , farmer, New Alves.
Rhind, Alex., farmer, Kirkton.
Ross, James, crofter, Dykeside.
Ross, Wm., crofter, Coltfield.
Ross, David, farmer, Mossend.
Rhind, John, farmer, Miltonhill.
Rose, James, farmer, Toreduff.
Robertson, Wm., farmer, Brodieshill.
Robertson, James, farmer, Lathenhill.
Smart, A. F., schoolmaster.
Souter, James, farmer, Wester Alves.
Scott, Alex., joiner, Crook.
Sim, George, farmer, Wards.
Simpson, Jos., crofter, Dykeside.
Souttar, John, farmer, Asleisk.
Squire, Wm., farmer, Muirhead.
Sinclair, James, farmer, Coltfield.
Watson, James, farmer, Hemprigga.
Urquhart, A., overseer, Kilnflat.
The name of Abernethy is from the river Nethy, which flows through the centre
of the parish, and falls into the Spey.
Extent— Abernethy is about 14 miles in length, by 12 in breadth. Including Kin-
cardine (which is in Inverness-shire), its extreme length would be at least 18 miles.
Boundaries — On the south, the Cairngorum mountains, on the west and north, the
river Spey, on the east, Cromdale and Kirkmichael.
Population — The population in 1861 (so far as the parish is in Morayshire), was 1141.
Males, 555, and females, 586.
Patron— The Right Hon. the Earl of Seafleld.
Minister — (church vacant).
Stipend — 18 chalders, £25 in money, and £8 6s 8d for communion elements, with
Manse, Offices, and Glebe of 24 acres.
Parochial School— Teacher, James Grant ; salary, £45, with fees and free House
and Garden.
Registrar and Session-Clerk — James Grant.
Female School — Patronised by Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge — Miss
Eraser, teacher.
Free Church — Rev. Walter Ross.
Free Church School (at Kincardine) — Charles Ross, teacher.
Heritors — Earl of Seafield and Duke of Richmond.
Post Office — At Bridge of Nethy. James Gordon, postmaster.
Post Runner — John Grant, who arrives from Grantown every week day at 8 A.M.,
returning at 2 - 20 p.m. Post Town — Grantown.
Carrier — Wm. M'Kenzie, who goes to Forres every Monday.
Innkeepers — David Burnett, Bridge of Nethy, and Hugh Menzies, Durdow.
Ferry Boatmen — Mr John Bisset at Garten, and James Cameron at Ballifurth.
Parochial Board — Members — The Earl of Seafield's Factor for Strathspey ; the Duke
of Richmond's Factor for Kincardine ; Messrs James Shaw, Achgourish ; James
Grant, Ballifurth ; Grigor Stewart, Tomchrocher, along with the Elders of the Parish,
who sit ex officio. Medical Officer — James Blaikie, M.D. Inspector and Collector —
Sweton Fraser, Auchernack.
Railway Stations — The proposed terminus of the Strathspey Railway is at Nethy
Bridge, near the centre of the parish, and the Grantown Station of that railway will
be near Bridge of Spey, about a mile from Grantown.
Shootings— -The Cromdale range of moors, a considerable part of which is in Aber-
nethy, is held in lease by Philip Saltmarsh of Saltmarsh, Yorshire, who resides
during the season at Revack Lodge, Grantown, and Smith (of Messrs
Smith, Payne, Smith & Co., bankers, London), who resides at Auchernack, Grantown.
The tenant of the Culnakyle range is P. R. Arrowsmith, who resides at Dell
Lodge, Abernethy ; and the Dorback Shootings are tenanted by Spencer J. Steers,
who resides at Dorback Lodge, Abernethy. The Kincardine Shootings are let
along with the Rothiemurchus and Kinrara Moors, to Lord Stamford, who resides at
the Doune of Rothiemurchus.

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