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M'Connachie, Alex., farmer, Upper
M 'Donald, John, farmer, Clashmarloch
M 'Donald, George, farmer, Croftglass
M 'Hardy, Alex., gamekeeper Slieandow
M'Pherson, D., farmer, Achlochrach
M'Pherson, Robt., farmer, Folds
M'Pherson, J as., mason, Sheandow
Smith, John, innkeeper, Bregach
Shand, Alex., innkeeper, Aultbeg
Shand, Wm., farmer, Aultbeg
Shand, Jas., farmer, Succoth
Shand, John, farmer, Nether Balandy
Shand, Wm., farmer, Tomachar
Sellar, James, fanner, Elevride
Sharp, James, farmer, Shank
Botriphnie is a small rural parish lying along the Isla, between Keith and Duff-
town. The population in 1861 was SQ7.
Heritors — Major L. D. Gordon Duff of Drummuir (whose principal seat, Drum-
muir Castle, an elegant mansion, nearly new, is beautifully situated near the Rail-
way Station of that name, and close to the Church) ; the Earl of Fife ; and Andrew
Steuart of Auchlunkart.
Patron— Earl of Fife.
Minister — Rev. Wm. Masson.
Parochial Schoolmaster— Donald Stewart.
Teacher of Female School at ForJcins — Margaret Grant.
Free Church Minister — Rev. Alex. Fairweather.
Parochial Board — Chairman — Geo. Garden, Westertown. Inspector, Collector, and
Registrar — John Ord, Woodend, by Keith.
Post Office — Botriphnie, by Keith, kept by George Jameson, merchant. Mails
arrive daily from Keith, by a postrunner, at ten minutes past two p.m., and are de-
spatched at half -past six A.M.
The parish is traversed from end to end by the Keith and Dufftown Railway, and
has two stations — Drummvrir and Achindachy. The line runs along the edge of a
beautiful loch (Lochpark) before emerging on the fertile valley of the Fiddich, in the
parish of Mortlach.
Extensive limeworks were commenced in the parish in 1862. For the reception of
coal, and delivery of lime, there is a railway siding close by.
Burgess, John, Cachenhead
Cruickshank, Jas., Stripeside, and Old
Christie, Alex., Mill Croft, Tachers
Duff, Major, L. D. Gordon, Drummuir
Duncan, Robert, Drumgrain
Duncan, Wm., Mains of Bellyhack
Dawn, John, Glackmuck
Eraser, Jas., Roseary
Forbes, Wm., Lower Lynernore
Garden, George, Westertown
George, James, Mains of Drummuir
Garden, Geo., Mill of Towie
Humphrey, James, Lower Towie
Humphrey, Alex., Towiemore
Moggach, Joseph, Mains of Towiebegg
Milne, Alex., Southfield, Hilleys
Murray, Wm., Corry
Moggach, Wm., Furlhead
Moggach, Mrs., Newburgh
M Willie, John, Cotterton
Ord, John, Woodend, and Blackballs
Robertson, John, Braehead
Robertson, Daniel, Drummuir Cottage,
factor to Major L. D. G. Duff
Stewart, Jas., Lynernore and Midthird
Stables, James, Upper Lynernore
Shearer, Hugh, Towie
Taylor, , Bodinfinnoch
Watt, John, Bomakelloch
New Year's Day Jan. 1
Martyrdom of King Charles I. Jan. 30
Good Friday April 9
Queen's Marria ge Feb. 10
Queen's Birthday May 24
Restoration of King Charles II. . .May 29
Queen's Accession June 20
Queen's Coronation June 28
Gunpowder Plot Nov. 5
Christmas Day Dec. 25
In Morayshire, the 26th May is the Whitsunday, and the 22d November the Mar-
tinmas term. When a term day falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is considered
as the term.

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