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"ABERFELDY, Town at terminus of branch of Highland Railway, 322 miles north-west of Perth. It stands on Moness burn, adjacent to the Tay, amid a picturesque tract of the country; is famous for falls on Moness burn in a wooded dell, sung by Burns as the 'Birks o' Aberfeldy;' has good street arrangements, with recent extensions in questionable tastes; has much attraction for tourists and summer residents, and contains a head post office with all departments, 3 banking houses, 2 hotels, a public hall projected in 1880, an Established church, also projected in 1880, a large Free church, a large Congregational church, a small Baptist chapel, and a public school with about 240 scholars. Pop. 1260."

Wilson, Rev. John, The Gazetteer of Scotland,1882.


  • Aberfeldy Cemetery
    The interment register is available at the local council offices in Pitlochry. Please consult the cemeteries page.


The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 324
Please consult the county page for general information.

NB. Aberfeldy was only enumerated seperately from 1861 onwards. For 1841 and 1851, see Dull or Logierait.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Aberfeldy area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church Records

Please consult the county page for general information.

  • Church of Scotland - OPR records are either under Dull or Logierait

  • Aberfeldy Congregational Church
    1870-1986: minutes, accounts and papers with Perth & Kinross Archive, Ref. MS 99

  • St Margaret's Episcopal Church
    1897-1980 : registers of baptisms, confirmations, marriages and burials held at St Andrews Strathtay. Congregation meeting minutes held at Holy Trinity Pitlochry
    Private records, Ref. NRA(S) 2706 - enquiries to:
    National Register of Archives (Scotland)
    HM General Register House
    Edinburgh EH1 3YY

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NN856491 (Lat/Lon: 56.619806, -3.865932), Aberfeldy which are provided by: