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"WEEM, village and parish in north-west of Perthshire. The village stands on the Tay, about a mile north-west of Aberfeldy, and has a hotel, a parochial church of 1835, an ancient church with curious monument, and a public school with about 61 scholars. - The parish contains also six other small villages, comprehends eleven sections, all detached from one another, lies dispersed over nearly one-fourth of the county, and comprises 41,887 acres. Real property in 1880-81, £6201. Pop. Quoad civilia, 474. Weem proper is much the more populous section, extends about 1½ mile along north bank of the Tay, and forms a richly embellished section of the Tay's strath. The other ten sections share almost every feature of the county, but have aggregately a predominance of mountain and waste; and only three of them are included in the parish quoad sacra. Chief seats are Castle Menzies and Auchmore."

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


  • Weem Churchyard

The interment register is available at the local council offices in Pitlochry. Please consult the cemeteries page.

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


The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 398. Please consult the county page for general information.

An index for 1851 is available from Tay Valley FHS.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Weem area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church Records

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  • Church of Scotland (OPR)

    GRO(S) Ref. No.      
    398/1 B 1693-1819 M 1692-1819 D 1800-1813
    398/2 B 1820-54 M 1820-54 D-

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