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Kinnaird

"KINNAIRD, hamlet and parish in east of Perthshire. The hamlet lies 2¾ miles north-west of Inchture, and has a modern church, and a public school with about 85 scholars. The parish contains also four other hamlets, and its post town is Inchture.; and it gives the peerage title of baron to the family of Kinnaird, whose seat - Rossie Priory - is in Inchture parish. Its length is nearly 3 miles; its breadth about 2 miles; its area 3498 acres. Real property in 1880-81, £3424. Pop. 260. The smaller part of the land is in the Carse of Gowrie, the larger part in Carse Braes. Kinnaird Castle is a stately structure of 12th century, belonged for a time to the Crown, belongs now to Sir Patrick M. Thriepland, Bart., and was externally renovated from a ruined state in 1855."

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

Cemeteries

  • Kinnaird Churchyard

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

Census

The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 368. Please consult the county page for general information.

An index for 1851 is available from Tay Valley FHS.

Churches

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Church Records

Please consult the county page for general information.

  • Church of Scotland (OPR)

    GRO(S) Ref. No.      
    368/1 B 1639-1802 M 1636-1702 D 1635-62
    368/2 B- M 1684-1774 D 1709-74
    368/3 B- M 1774-1819 D 1774-1819
    368/4 B 1820-54 M 1844-54 D 1835-53*
    368/5 B- M 1820-34 D 1820-34

    * Includes proclamation fees and records couple's names, 1834-44

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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Maps

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