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St Cyrus

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"The parish lies at the extreme southern angle of the Mearns, and is separated on the south-west side from the parishes of Montrose and Logiepert by the river North Esk, which here also marks the confines of the counties of Angus and Mearns. On the north-west, north, and north-east, it is bounded by the parishes of Marykirk, Garvock, and Benholme, and on the south-east, by the German Ocean. Its length, in a direction parallel to the general line of the sea-coast, from the North-water bridge to the hill of Bridgeton, is about 5 miles; its breadth at the former place, about 3¼; at the latter, about 2 1/2; and its area, about 14 square miles. Its figure is nearly that of a parallelogram."

The New Statistical Account of Scotland, Vol XI Forfar-Kincardine



Monumental Inscriptions of the Upper Kirk and of the Nether Kirk have been recorded in Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Kincardineshire, edited by Alison Mitchell, Scottish Genealogy Society, 1986, ISBN 0 901061 29 8.


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Church Records

Old Parish Records for the parish of St Cyrus [267] are located in New Register House, Edinburgh.

These have also been microfilmed by the LDS:

    Births Qty Marriages Qty
267 St Cyrus 6902932 2 6902933 1

Civil Registration

All records of Civil Registration are held at New Register House, Edinburgh. Microfilm copies of births, deaths and marriages for the years 1855 - 1875, 1881 and 1891 have been filmed by the LDS and can be ordered to any family history centre worldwide. Please check film numbers before ordering.

Year Birth Death Marriage Year Birth Death Marriage
1855 0103353 0103487 0103595 1867 0350952 0349044 0348996
1856 0256463 0256412 0256518 1868 0352728 0363249 0363203
1857 0280426 0280262 0280143 1869 0340315 0384132 0384479
1858 0280489 0280318 0280179 1870 0352801 0385333 0363142
1859 0280552 0280371 0280220 1871 0224469 0224595 0224541
1860 0280616 0292810 0292769 1872 0300073 0300308 0300214
1861 0224093 0224407 0224165 1873 0300147 0300366 0300261
1862 0292925 0292866 0294870 1874 0329022 0340253 0347929
1863 0294804 0294745 0294914 1875 0384396 0412905 0363302
1864 321194 0323659 0323613 1881 0232636 0234191 0233477
1865 321263 0330115 0330174 1891 0255099 0256349 0256084
1866 0332603 0350892 0333286        

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