"Duthil, a hamlet and a parish of NE Inverness-shire. The hamlet, standing 817 feet above sea-level, on the left bank of the Dulnain, is 2 miles ENE of Carrbridge, 6 N by W of Boat-of-Garten Junction, and 7 WSW of
Grantown. The parish, containing also the village of Carrbridge (on the Aviemore and Inverness section of the Highland railway), and the stations of Aviemore and Boat-of-Garten (on the Aviemore and Forres section
of the same railway), comprises Duthil and Rothiemurchus, lying left and right of the Spey, and the former till 1870 belonging to Elginshire. In 1891 the Boundary Commissioners transferred to the united parish the
Inverness-shire portion of the Elginshire parish of Cromdale."
From Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland.
"DUTHEL, a parish in the district of East Inverness, in the counties of Elgin and Inverness, Scotland, 21 miles S. of Nairn. It is situated on the rivers Dulnain and Spey, and includes Rothiemurchus, near Cairngorm. The parish is in the presbytery of Abernethy, and Synod of Moray. The minister's stipend is £230, in the patronage of the Earl of Seafield, the sole landowner. The village contains the parish church, a Free church, and schools. The military road from Dalnacardoch to Inverness passes through the parish, which is mountainous, and comprises much grand scenery and woods replete with game. In the vicinity is the ruin of Muckerath."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
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