17 February 2019

Farm leases, Arndilly Estate

FARMS AND CROFTS TO LET,
On the ESTATE of ARNDILLY, Parish of Boharm,
and County of Banff.

BELNELLAN, as presently possessed by the Rev. Mr Forbes, consisting of about

60 Ac. Ar.
STARHEADS and BLACKSTANK }
John and James Watt                         }

54 do.
BELNAGARROW, Alexander Birnie
46 do.
COLDHAME, John Ferguson
30 do.
KNOCKANDOW, James Edward
28 do.
TOMBAIN, James Watt
25 do.
WINDYHILLOCKS, George Grant
18 do.
MILL and MILL LANDS of PAPINE, George Stewart

14 do.
KNOWHEAD, John Marshall
14 do.
All these Farms are well supplied with a great quantity of rich natural Grass, besides extensive tracks of Muir and Hill-Pasture, and such of them as lye contiguous to each other, will be joined, if required, and made convenient to accommodate improving tenants of capital and skill.

Besides the above Farms, there are about Eighteen SMALL FARMS and CROFTS, of from Three to Twelve Acres each.

The turnpike roads leading from Mortlach and the Bridge of Craigellachie, to Keith, Grantown, Garmouth, and Port Gordon, pass through the centre of the Estate, and afford an easy conveyance, and ready market, for all kinds of Farm produce, and a constant supply of Coals and Lime.

Entry to the whole at Whitsunday next.  Offers will be received by the Proprietor, D. McDowall Grant, Esq. at Arndilly; or by P. Cameron, Writer in Banff, who will give any further information that may be required.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 17th February 1819.

10 February 2019

Accidental death of William Stirling

On Friday evening, the 29th ult. William Stirling, a well known Ellon carrier, on his return home, fell from his loaded cart, - and one of the wheels passing over his head, he was killed on the spot.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 10th February 1819.

Fountainbleau, Aberdeenshire

ABERDEENSHIRE,
FARM in the PARISH of CRUDEN,
TO BE LET.

There is to be Let, for such number of years as may be agreed on and entered to at Whitsunday next,

THE FARM of FOUNTAINBLEAU, lying in the Parish of Crucen, as at present occupied by James Lyon, consisting of 

A.
R.
F.
INFIELD,
32
0
36
OUTFIELD,
22
1
13
PASTURE,
50
1
31 – 105.

This Farm is of an excellent soil, and highly adapted for Wheat and Turnip Husbandry.  It possesses every advantage in point of situation, lying near the coast, and within a mile of the Harbour of Ward of Cruden, where Coals, Lime, &c. are easily delivered, and at a lower rate than at any other place along the east coast.  It is also within 7 miles of the Sea Port of Peterhead, the turnpike road to which passes in a direction highly favourable and convenient for the Farm.

The Proprietor is disposed to give every encouragement to a substantial and improving tenant.

Offers will be received for the Farm, and every information afforded, by applying to Mr Burnett, Advocate, Aberdeen.

John Derry, at Slains Castle, will point out the Boundaries of the Farm.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 10th February 1819.



3 February 2019

Farm leases in Moray, 1819


FARMS TO LET,
In the County of Moray.

THERE will be Let, at Innes-House, on Friday the 19th day of February, 1819, for leases of such endurance as may be agreed upon – the following possessions, viz.:-

Estate of Pittensuie and Binns.

Gladhill,
occupied
by
the Heirs of Capt. Grant.
Mossend,

………
by
ditto.
Pendicle of Upper Mefts,

by
John Innes.

Estate of Leuchars.

St. Andrews,
occupied
by
Mr Wm. Innes.
Kirkhill,
………
by
Alex. Scott.
Gilmoreside,
………
Wm. Peter.
Caldcotts,
………
the Heirs of Capt. Cobban.
Carse,
………
John Shand.
Part of ditto.
………
Wm. Laing.
Claypots, &c.
………
Mr Barclay.
Mansions House, Mains & Gardens of Leuchars
}
}

as lately occupied by Gen. Anderson.

Estate of Urquhart.

Muiryhall,
}
}

occupied by Mrs Scott, A Hood, and Wm. Logie.
Hillside,
………
John Innes.

Estate of Coxton.

Sauchenburn
occupied
by
Alexander Falconer.

Estate of Innes.

Inchbroom, Folds, & part of Colts
occupied
by
Mr Barclay.

Estate of Blervie

Sourbank,
occupied
by
Alexander Younie.
Rood,
………
Alexander Watson.
Mosside,
………
James Hutcheson.
North Granary,
………
David Souter.
Briach,
………
William Laing.
Tulloch,
………
Thos. Moir.
Castle of Blervie,
………
Peter Vass.
Todholes,
………
John Calder.
Tulloch,
………
A.     and J. McGillavray.
Tulloch and Shogle,
………
William Walker.
Broomhill,
………
James Stewart.
Templestanes,
………
Alex. Watson.
Tore,
………
Robert Barron.
North Granary,
………
Alex. Stronach.
Starrywells,
………
Alex. Hood.
Wester Brocklach,
………
Alex. Stalker.
Damhead,
………
John Fraser.
Rafford,
………
John Younie.
Part of ditto,
lately occupied by the Rev. W. Steven.
Granary,
………
Alex. Forbes.
Mosside,
………
Alex. Forbes.

To several of the above farms, access may be had at Whitsunday first, and to the others at Whitsunday 1820.  Many of the farms are extensive, the soil good, and climate favourable; all of them susceptible of great improvement, for which every reasonable encouragement will be given to tenants of capital and enterprise. – The marches have all been made regular and convenient, and two or more of the lots will be joined together, according to the wishes of candidates at the time of setting.

The ground-offers on the respective Estates will point out the marches, and for further particulars, application may be made to the factor of the bounds, and to whom offers may be given in, previous to the day of let.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 3rd February 1819.

27 January 2019

Peter Henderson, drowned in the Don

Lately, as some people were going to the Church of Kemnay, their attention was attracted by a man's hat sticking up through the ice in the river Don; from which, and the discovery of a leather bag, or wallet, containing some provisions, they were led to a farther search, when the body of a man was found in the bed of the river.  On taking up the body, it appeared, from the papers in his pocket-book, that his name was Peter Henderson, a Chelsea Pensioner, who, it seems, had very improperly been allowed to leave a neighbouring public-house at a very late hour, the night preceding, in a state of Intoxication; and, mistaking his way, had lost his life in the Don, leaving a wife with three children, herself pregnant with the fourth, to lament his melancholy fate.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 27th January 1817.

Melancholy Shipwreck

On Sunday night, we were visited by a most tremendous gale upon this coast, accompanied by heavy rain which, we are grieved to learn, has caused the shipwreck of two vessels belonging to this port.  The Abundance, Captain Leslie, and the Hunter, Capt. Mortimer, coal landed, left Sunderland on Saturday last, in company with the Jason, Gavin; and on Monday morning, about one o'clock, were put ashore; the former among the rocks at Collistown; and the latter on the sands of Forvie.  The Abundance is a total wreck; and we are concerned to state that Capt. Leslie, with 4 of his seamen, and a passenger of the name of Birnie, a seafaring man, perished among the breakers.  The mate and one seaman were with difficulty saved.  The crew of the Hunter were happily saved; and her materials are got on shore, but it is doubtful whether her hull will be got off.  - When these vessels left Sunderland, they saw the Crimmongate, Anderson, going in.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 27th January 1819.

20 January 2019

FEVER INSTITUTION

The experience of about six weeks has fully established the fact, that, when the sick poor can be removed at an early stage of the disease from their houses, the disease is seldom attended with much danger. - All the cases that have been lost in the Houses of Recovery were far advanced before admission; but although of those timeously admitted, many have had relapses, none have died.

It is, therefore, quite evident, that more accommodation is necessary, for although the number of cases had diminished considerably about a fortnight ago, they have again increased, and applications for admission into the Houses of Recovery are very numerous.

In this state of things, to procure Bedding is the most necessary object, so that the part of the Barracks at the disposal of the Committee, may be occupied with convalescents from the Houses of Recovery and Infirmary, for they form one class of Patients, and should be equally cared for during recovery.

In future, no Patient is to be dismissed until they have been seen by some of the Members of the Committee, that proper inquiries may be made, whether they have the means of supporting themselves upon leaving the charity, until they are again able to work.

The Committee, therefore, beg leave earnestly to sollicit the Ladies of this place, who have not already contributed, to give what assistance may be in their power, by Donations of Old Blankets, Old Carpets, or Bedding of any kind; which at present would be of the greatest importance, and enable the Committee more completely to carry into effect the benevolent intentions of the Contributors to the Institution.
COUNCIL CHAMBER, Jan. 14, 1819.

FEVER CASES



In the House
Cured
Dead
Admitted into the House
of Recovery, since Dec. 1,

167
67
93
7
Military Hospital
74
50
22
2

241
117
115
9

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 20th January 1819.