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"Extent, &c. - The extent of the parish in length is about 2 miles, and in breadth about 1½. Its figure is quadrilateral. It is bound towards the south and south-west, by the parish of Benholme; and north-west, by the parish of Garvock; the north and north-east, by the parish of Arbuthnott; the east, by the parish of Kinneff; and its boundary on the south-east is the German Ocean."

The New Statistical Account of Scotland, Vol XI Forfar-Kincardine

Monumental Inscriptions for the parish have been recorded in Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Kincardineshire, edited by Alison Mitchell, Scottish Genealogy Society, 1986, ISBN 0 901061 29 8.


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Church Records

Old Parish Records for the parish of Bervie [254] are located in New Register House, Edinburgh.

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Civil Registration

All records of Civil Registration are held at New Register House, Edinburgh. Microfilm copies of births, deaths and marriages for the years 1855 - 1875, 1881 and 1891 have been filmed by the LDS and can be ordered to any family history centre worldwide. Please check film numbers before ordering.


Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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