‹‹‹ prev (54)

(56) next ›››

Lewis Grrnt. Matron, Mrs Johnston. Revenue, Bank of England stock bequeathed
by the founder, Dr Gregory Grant, yielding £190 10s lOd yearly, together with morti-
fication of late Sir Janies Grant of Grant, £150 at 4 per cent. , or £6 yearly ; interest of
£1800 bestowed on the Institution according to discretionary powers given to her execu-
tors, the late Captain Grant, Congash, the late Rev. Janies Stewart, Abernethy, and
the late Major D. M'Pherson, Falls of Truina, by the late Mrs Grant, Birchfield ; in-
terest of bequest of £600 by the late Captain Grant, Congash, in all about £290 yearly.
About ten boys and ten girls from the parishes of Duthil, Abernethy, Cromdale,
Inveravon, and Knockando are maintained, clothed, and educated within the Insti-
Bank A gents— Janies Stewart, agent for National Bank ; Wm. Fleming, agent for
Caledonian Bank ; Donald Grant, agent for Royal Bank. Accountants — Jas. Steinson,
A. Macdougall, and H. C. Fortesquieu respectively.
Insurance Agents — Standard Life Assurance Company, Cuniming & Macdougall,
merchants ; Insurance Company of Scotland, James Stewart, National Bank, and D.
Grant, Royal Bank ; Life Association of Scotland and Northern Assurance Company,
James Stewart, National Bank ; Scottish Provincial Assurance Company, J. Grant
Mackay, and Wm. Fleming, Caledonian Bank ; North British Insurance Company,
Andrew Gill, Post Office, and J. Grant Mackay ; Yorkshire Insurance Company, John
Grant, accountant.
Strathspey Pulbic Library— Established 1S60 by public subscription. Librarian —
Mr Robertson. Rate of Subscriptions, 2s per quarter, for two books at a time ; Is
per quarter for one book. Library open two davs a- week.
Savings Bank — Patron — Earl of SeafielcL Trustees, d-c. — Rev. D. Maclnnes, Crom-
dale ; Rev. L. Grant, Grantown ; Rev. D. Fraser, Grantown ; J. Grant Mackay ; J.
Gordon, merchant, &c. Treasurer — Wm. Fleming, Caledonian Bank. Actuary — A.
Macdouga.il, Caledonian Bank.
Strathspey Agricultural Society — Established 1848. Patron— The Earl of Seafield.
Honorary Members — The Hon. Lewis Grant of Grant, and R. Bruce of Kennet.
Secretary — S. Fraser, Auchernack. The Society holds a show of cattle, sheep, horses,
poultry, and dairy produce in summer, and a show of seeds in winter.
Markets — First Monday after Muir of Ord April market for cattle, horses, and
sheep ; first Monday after Muir of Ord May market for do. ; Wednesday before 25th
May or 26th May, when falling on Wednesday, for hiring farm servants ; firstMonday
after Muir of Ord June market for cattle, horses, and sheep ; Monday after Muir of
Ord July market for do. ; first Wednesday of August for hiring harvest labourers ;
Monday after Muir of Ord August market for cattle, horses, and sheep ; Monday
after Muir of Ord September market for do. ; Monday after Muir of Ord October
market for do. ; Monday after Muir of Ord November market for do. ; Wednesday
before 22d November, or on 23d November, when falling on a Wednesday, for hiring
farm servants.
Corn markets held fortnightly during the season, beginning each year on the first
Wednesday of November.
Medical Practitioners — Dr. James Blaikie, and Dr. Alex. B. Thomson.
Sheriff Courts — The Sheriff of Elginshire holds a small debt circuit court on the
first Wednesday after the second Monday of February, June and October ; and the
Sheriff of Inverness-shire on the first Monday of January, May and September.
Acting Sheriff-Substitute (in absence of Inverness Sheriff -Substitute) — Donald Grant,
writer, Grantown. Sheriff Clerk- Depute for Morayshire district— J. Grant Mackay.
For Inverness-shire district — C. Roles, jun., writer. Justice of Peace Clerk for Moray-
shire — Wm. Fleming, solicitor. For Inverness-shire — John Grant Mackay, accountant.
Messenger-at-Arms, — John Grant. Sheriff Officers — John Grant, James Finlay, and
John Macqueen.
Justice of Peace Procurator-Fiscal for Moray and Inverness shires — D. Grant, writer.
Auctioneer and Appraiser — John Grant.
Distributor of Stamps and Sub-Collector of Taxes — D. Macdougall, merchant.
Superintendent of Spey Salmon Fishings, &c. — John Macintyre. Wood Manager
for Lord Seafield — John G. Thomson, Beathfield.
Post Office — Postmaster — A. Gill. Mails from south vi.a Aberdeen and Craigellachie,
and from north via Inverness, Elgin and Craigellachie reach at 10 "12 p.m. ; and mails
going by the same route are despatched at 11 '15 p.m. Mails from Carr Bridge (includ-
ing letters also from Inverness and districts north of it, together with Nairn and
Forres) reach at noon ; return mail despatched at 4 '40 p.m. Abernethy Runner leaves
at 6 A.M., and reaches Grantown in returning at 4"20 p.m.
Coaches. — Speyside Coach leaves Grantown every morning at 7'15, and reaches
Craigellachie Station at 11 a.m. ; leaves Craigellachie Station at 6 "5 p.m., and reaches
Grantown at 9 '30 P.M.
Carriers— John Bowie, from Dufftown Railway Station, twice a-week ; William
M'Kenzie to Forres, once a-week ; Alex. Grant, from Cromdale, weekly ; William

Images and transcriptions on this page, including medium image downloads, may be used under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence unless otherwise stated. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence