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CLUNIE, Perthshire

"CLUNIE, parish in Stormont district, Perthshire; averagely 4 1/2 miles west-by-south of Blairgowrie. It contains a post office under Blairgowrie. Its length is 8 1/2 miles; its greatest breadth 4 miles; its area 11,384 acres. Real property in 1880-81, £8018. Pop. 582. The surface comprises small part of Strathmore, and part of the Lower Grampians; ranges from above 150 to about 1800 feet of altitude above sea-level; and includes about 2500 acres of arable land. Loch Clunie, a little south-east of its centre, measures about 2 1/2 miles in circuit, and contains a beautiful islet with an old castle belonging to the Earl of Airlie. Clunie Craig is a mass of trap rock, about 600 feet high. The chief seats are Forneth and Goudie; and the antiquities are cairns, tumuli, and vestiges of several fortifications and of 5 religious houses. The churches are Established and Free; and the public school has about 142 scholars."

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


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Cemeteries

There are pre-1855 inscriptions available in Monumental inscriptions (pre-1855) in North Perthshire.

Census Returns

The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 339. Please consult the county page for general information.

Church Records

Please consult the county page for general information.

Gazetteers

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