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Parts of two of the following parishes — Inveravon and Keith — are in
Morayshire, and the whole are, in business, so closely connected
with Elgin and the County of Moray, that a Directory for Morayshire,
to be complete, must have them included : —
The parish includes the villages of Charlestown and Craigellachie, and is bounded
on the west by the Spey, on the south by Inveravon, on the east by Mortlach, and
on the north by Mortlach and Boharm.
Population in 1861— In rural district, 1120 ; in Charlestown, 545 ; total, 1665.
Heritors — Earl of Fife, J. W. Grant of Wester Elchies, Win. Grant of Carron,
Miss Macpherson Grant of Aberlour.
Patron— The Earl of Fife.
Minister — Rev. James Sellar, D.D.
Parochial Schoolmaster—Charles Grant. Female School— Teacher— Miss Menzies.
Edenvillie School — A society school, but to be made a second parish school (vacant).
Free Church Minister — Rev. James Scott.
Session Clerk and Registrar — Wm. Stuart, banker, Charlestown.
Charlestown, which is a Burgh of Barony, has a Town Council as follows : —
Provost — Wm. Stuart, banker. Bailie — John Garrow, tailor. Councillors — P.
M'Donald, blacksmith ; Alex. Ellice, merchant ; and John Laing, feuar. TretysBfyeifr
— James M'Donald, mason. Toion Clerk — George Petrie. V\ "•. ^'^*v%»n
Parochial Board — Chairman — The Rev. James Sellar, D.D. Inspector— Jame's^V ' . '"> v
Shanks, Craigellachie. Collector— Wm.. Stuart, banker. % t •'• \*
Bank — A branch of the Union Bank. Agent— Wm. Stuart. ;'
Parochial Association— Secretary — Alex. Ellice, merchant. Treasurer — William
Stuart, banker.
Gas Company — Chairman — John Garrow. Manager— James Shand. Price of Gas
—16s. per 1000 feet.
Aberlour Rifle Volunteers (2d Banffshire) — Captain — Upton Slack. Lieutenant —
(vacant). Ensign — George Riddoch, druggist.
Post Office — Charlestown, Craigellachie.
Railway Station — At present Craigellachie, but Charlestown when the Strathspey
Railway is opened.
Black, James, carpenter, Craigellachie
Cattanach, James, farmer, Hillhall
Cumming, John, merchant, Craigellachie
Cumming, James, Hotel and Post Office,
Dan, George, farmer, Whitehouse
Donaldson, Alex., farmer, Blairnain
Forbes, Alex., farmer, Mains of Aberlour
Falconer, Thomas, farmer, Kinermony
Garrow, Alex., tailor, Muir of Ruthrie
Garrow, George, farmer, Birkenbush
Garrow, Wm. , carpenter, Muir of Ruthrie
Grant, William, of Carron
Grant, William, farmer, Ballinteem
Grant, Miss Macpherson of Aberlour,
Aberlour House
Grant, William, carpenter, Craigellachie
Grant, William, merchant, Edenvillie
Grant, James, farmer, Hatton
Grant, Wm., blacksmith, Craigellachie
Grant, James, farmer, Polduie
Green, William, farmer, Ruthrie
Green, James, farmer, Shenval
Green, Robert, farmer, Delmore
Hay, Alexander, merchant, Rinnachat
Innes, Alex., farmer, Lyne of Ruthrie
"Innes, George, merchant, Craigellachie
Kemp, Daniel, farmer, Westertown

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