DOWALLY AND DUNKELD, Perthshire
"DOWALLY, village and parish in Strathtay district, Perthshire. The village stands on a burn of its own name, 4 1/2 miles north-by-west of Dunkeld, dates from the Culdee times, and has a small parochial church of 1813, and a public school with about 63 scholars. - The parish was a chapelry of Caputh, became seperate in 1500, and is now united to Dunkeld; and it comprises a main body of about 6 miles along the Tay, and a detached district of about 3/4 mile along the Tummel. Acres of Dowally and Dunkeld, 9456. Real property in 1880-81, £3350. Pop. 791. The main body consists of a belt of low ground contiguous to the Tay, and a wooded range of overhanging heights; and includes the picturesque rocky hills of Craigiebarns and Craigievinean, together with the King's pass."
Wilson, Rev. John, The Gazetteer of Scotland,1882.
The interment register is available at the local council offices in Pitlochry. Please consult the cemeteries page.
Dunkeld & Birnam Historical Society have published Monumental Inscriptions, available from Tay Valley FHS and others.
There are pre-1855 inscriptions available in Monumental inscriptions (pre-1855) in North Perthshire.
The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 344. Please consult the county page for general information.
Please consult the county page for general information.
Church of Scotland (OPR)
GRO(S) Ref. No. 344/1 B 1705-1819 M 1746-1819 D- 344/2 B- M 1761-1819 D 1750-1819 344/3 B 1820-30 M 1820-28 D- 344/4 B 1830-54 M 1820-37 D-
- The transcription of the section for Dowally and Dunkeld from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.