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"DULL, village and parish in Perthshire. The village stands in Appin vale, 3 miles west of Aberfeldy; had anciently an abthanery, or peculiar kind of monastery, with right of sanctuary; and has now a very ancient market cross, a parochial church with about 600 sittings, and a public school with about 105 scholars. - The parish contains also Amulree village and Aberfeldy town. It comprises 5 separate districts, and is so intersected by other parishes as to measure about 30 miles from end to end. Its area is 63,417 acres. Real property in 1880-81, £19,807. Pop. quoad civilia, 2565; quoad sacra, 1997. The districts are Appin, Grandtully, Amulree, Foss, and Fincastle. The surface comprises every variety from wild portions of the Grampians to exquisite portion of the Tay's valley; and is diversified by so many as 21 lakes. The seats are Grandtully, Foss, Moness, Cluny, and Dercluich; and the antiquities include several standing-stones, moats, barrows, and Pictish forts, and an ancient Caledonian stone circle. Churches of various denominations are at Aberfeldy, Amulree, Grandtully and Tumel-Bridge; and public schools are at Amulree, Grandtully and Foss."

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

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Cemeteries

  1. Dull Churchyard

  2. Amulree

  3. Foss

  4. Garth

  5. Grandtully

The interment registers for 1, 2 and 3 are 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

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Census

The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 346. Please consult the county page for general information.

NB. Aberfeldy was enumerated seperately from 1861 onwards.

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Churches

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Church Records

Please consult the county page for general information.

  • Church of Scotland (OPR)

    GRO(S) Ref. No.   
    346/1B 1703-40M 1703-40D-
    346/2B 1740-62M 1740-62D-
    346/3B 1763-82M 1763-83D-
    346/4B 1783-1805M 1783-1801D-
    346/5B 1783-1819M 1799-1819D-
    346/6B 1820-54M 1820-54D-
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

 

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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