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LONGFORGAN, Perthshire

"LONGFORGAN, village and parish on east border of Perthshire. The village stands on rising-ground with splendid view, 6 miles west of Dundee, and has a post office under Dundee, a railway station, Established and Free churches, and a public school with about 165 scholars. Pop. 366. The parish contains also Kingoodie and Balbunno villages, and part of Mylnefield-Feus. Its length is 7 miles; its greatest breadth 3 miles; its area 8528acres. Real property in 1880-81, £16,105. Pop. 1854. The surface includes part of Carse of Gowrie, rises thence in irregular slope and low ridge, and ascends to two summits of the Sidlaws. The seats are Mylnefield and Lochton; and the chief antiquities are Castle-Huntly and remains of an ancient chapel. There are 2 schools with capacity for 330 scholars, and 1 of them and an enlargement for 240 are new."

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


Cemeteries
Census
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Cemeteries

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

Census

The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 377. Please consult the county page for general information.

Church Records

Please consult the county page for general information.

Gazetteers

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