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"KINLOCH AND LETHENDY, an united parish in the county of Perth, Scotland, 6 miles N.E. of Dunkeld. It is bounded by Clunie, Caputh, and Blairgowrie, the latter being its post town. Its size is 9 miles by 1. Its surface is about half under tillage. The soil in many places is fertile. The parish is united to Lethendy in the presbytery of Dunkeld and synod of Perth. The minister's stipend is £210, in the patronage of crown. There is one parish church jointly for this place and Lethendy. There is a Free church at Lethendy. Glassclune castle stands at a short distance from the village. On a moor known as Haer (i.e. battle) Cairns, where Agricola and Galgacus fought, are many tumuli. The parish is intersected by the Lornty Burn and Airdle Water. It contains three lakes. Marlee, a mansion of the Farquharsons of Invercauld, is situated in this parish."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of  UK and Ireland, 1868
Transcribed by Colin Hinson, Copyright 2003


  • Lethendy Churchyard

  • Kinloch Churchyard
    Inscriptions available in Monumental inscriptions (pre-1855) in North Perthshire, John Fowler Mitchell & Sheila Mitchell, [Published Edinburgh, 1975 (Scottish Genealogy Society).

  • Churchyard Extension

The interment registers for both should be available at the local council offices in Blairgowrie (though for Kinloch only the 20th century extension seems to be present). Please consult the cemeteries page.


  • Census records are available for the years 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 & 1891. The Kinloch parish number is 376 and microfilms are available at New Register House, Edinburgh, the A. K. Bell Library, Perth, Tay Valley FHS and the LDS Family History Centre, Dundee and may also be ordered through LDS centres worldwide.

  • The Lethendy parish number is 372. Please consult the county page for general information.

Earlier census returns were made by the Duke of Atholl for those areas covered by his estates which were quite extensive in this parish. These are held by the archivist at Blair Castle.