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Mason, John, farmer, Longhill
Mason, George, farmer, Redliill
Mackie, Alex., farmer, Marcheacl
Milton, William, crofter, Whitefield
M'Kenzie, Robert, gardener, Abbey
M'Kissack, Alex., farmer, Crossley
M'Kenzie, James, crofter, Tliistleliat
M'Kissack, John, farmer, Miltonbrae
Philip, Robert, carpenter, Callymucky
Robb, Rev. Alex., Free Church
Reid, James, miller, Miltown
Ross, John, farmer, Wester Fosterseat
Ross, John, farmer, Easter Fosterseat
Simpson, James, crofter, Tackside
Soutar, William, shoemaker, Torrieston
Sim, William, crofter, Blinkbonny
Sim, Janet, grocer, Muir, Fosterseat
Smith, James, blacksmith, Overtown
Sim, Robert, farmer, Whiterashes
Smith, John, crofter, Callymucky
Sim, George, farmer, Barnhill
Souter, Margaret, grocer, Barnhill
Sim, James, farmer, Auchtertyre
Taylor, William, farmer, Bogentenny
Thompson, Alex., crofter, Miltonmuir
Taylor, William, crofter, Miltonmuir
Wright, George, farmer, Thistleflat
Wright, James, crofter, Sourward
Wood, John, crofter, Manbeen
Walker, John, farmer, Whitefield
Young, James, crofter, Burnside
PARISH OF FORRES.
Named from the Gaelic word Far-uis, signifying near water. The parish is situated
on the Findhorn, and its length is four miles from north to south, and its breadth
from one to nearly three miles, comprising an area of nearly seven square miles. The
bay of Findhorn bounds it on the north, the river on the west and north-west, the
parishes of Raff ord and Edenkiliie on the south, and on the east, Raff ord and Kinloss.
POPULATION IN 1861.
Landward District
Males.
1485
306
Females.
2023
Total
3508
298
460
1791
2321
4112
Population in 1851
Increase
1751
2325
4076
40
36
4
Heritors— Earl of Moray ; Sir Alex. P. G. Cumming, Bart, of Altyre ; Charles
Edward Fraser-Tytler of Burdsyards ; Wm. Grant of Thornhill ; Robert Grant,
of Kincorth, Forres House ; George Johnson of Springfield ; Colonel Grant Peterkin
of Invererne ; James Grant Peterkin of Grange ; John Dougal of Belnageith ; Sir
Charles M'Gregor, Bart, of Castlehill and Robertsfield ; Robert M'Kessack of Water-
ford ; Trustees of Robert Tulloh of Burgie ; Robert Roy, W.S. ; Alexander Bain of
Gorskynook.
Patron— The Earl of Moray.
Minuter — Rev. James Keith ; ordained 1852, and admitted at Forres 20th January,
1853. Stipend, twenty chalders, half meal and half barley, and £10 for communion
elements, with Manse, Offices, and a Glebe of five and a-half Scotch acres. Elders —
Wm. Purse, merchant ; Thomas Davidson, banker ; John Gillan, merchant ; John
Morrison, Knockomie ; Wm. Sclanders, writer. Precentor — George Christia Kirk
Officer— Wm. M'Intosh.
Session Clerk and Registrar — George Dickson, teacher, Anderson's Institution.
Proclamation of banns, 5s. ; extracts, Is.
Parochial Board— -The Landward Heritors or their representatives, the Burghal
Heritors, the Magistrates, with representatives from the Kirk-Session and Ratepay-
ers. The entire business of the Board is conducted by a Committee, who have all the
powers of the Board, and who at present are as follows : — For Landward Heritors —
Thos. Davidson, Chairman of the Board ; Robert M'Kessack ; Alex. Bain ; W. Grant
of Thornhill ; George Johnson. For Burghal Heritors — Geo. Ross, merchant ; Patk.
Riach, do. ; Geo. Gillan, cabinetmaker; James Gill, postmaster; James Raff, jun,,
gaddler ; John Kynoch, merchant ; Robert Urquhart, Town Clerk. For Ratepayers
—Robert Grant, meal-dealer ; Alex. Stewart, Waterf ord ; John Miller, printer ;
Archibald Garden, Netherton ; Wm. Mantach, Lingiestown. For Magistrates-
Provost Michie, and Bailies M'Kenzie, Fraser, and Munro. For Kirk-Session — The
Rev. James Keith, minister; and John Gillan, jun., elder. Clerk and Law Agent —
Wm. Sclanders, writer, Forres. Inspector and Collector — John Bluntach.
Rates of Assessment— On proprietors of land, real rent, deducting 7? per cent. ;
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