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The Leddach Estate in the Parish of Skene, Aberdeenshire

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The Leddach Estate

This page provides information about the Leddach Estate in the Aberdeenshrie parish of Skene.

Properties on the Leddach Estate in 1855

The proprietor of Leddach Estate in 1855 was Alexander Crombie Esq. The annual rents from the estate in 1885 amounted to £536 15s 11d.

Farm of Berryhill

"Berryhill […] A farmhouse and steading, both are one storey high, the former is slated and the latter thatched, Property of Alexander Crombie Esq." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 28. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/28.

The tenant and occupier of Berryhill in 1855 was John Scroggie, who was paying an annual rent of £38 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'47"N, 2°18'16"W.

Farm of Broadshade

"Broadshade […] A farmhouse and steading, both are one storey high, the former is slated and the latter thatched, Property of Alexander Crombie Esq." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 25. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/25.

The tenant and occupier of Broadshade in 1855 was John Leith, who was paying an annual rent of £95 11s 4d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'31"N, 2°18'30"W.

Farm of Broadstraik

"Broadstraik […] A farm steading and dwellinghouse, partly slated and partly thatched, Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 58. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/58.

The proprietor of Broadstraik in 1855 was Alexander Smith, who was paying an annual rent of £22 0s 0d. The tenant and occupier of the farm was John Milne, who was paying an annual rent of £28 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'16"N, 2°17'56"W.

Inn of Broadstraik

"Broadstraik Inn […] A two storey house having commodious stabling attached, Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 58. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/58.

The tenant and occupier of the Inn of Broadstraik, Inn o in 1855 was John Milne, who was paying an annual rent of £10 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'03"N, 2°18'02"W.

Broadstraik Smithy

The tenant and occupier of the Broadstraik Smithy in 1855 was James MacKay, who was paying an annual rent of £9 3s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'01"N, 2°17'58"W.

Farm of Burnland

"Burnland […] A small farmhouse and offices, the former slated and the latter thatched. Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 52. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/52.

The tenant and occupier of Burnland Farm in 1855 was John Gray, who was paying an annual rent of £30 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'05"N, 2°18'47"W.

Croft of Burnland

"Burnlandcroft […] A small farmhouse and offices, all of which are one storey in height, thatched and in good repair, Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 51. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/51.

The tenant and occupier of Burnland Croft in 1855 was Charles Rae, who was paying an annual rent of £10 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'09"N, 2°18'36"W.

Croft of Easter Elrick

"Easter Elrick […] A Small farmhouse with Suitable offices attached, all of which are one storey in height. Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 55. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/55.

The proprietor and occupier of Easter Elrick in 1855 was John Lawson, who was paying an annual rent of £10 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°08'59"N, 2°17'42"W.

Shop, croft & [?] Elrick

The tenant and occupier of the shop and croft of Elrick in 1855 was William Smith, who was paying an annual rent of £7 10s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property have not been found.

Croft of Hill of Keir

"Hill of Keir [farm] […] A farmhouse and offices both are one storey high, the former is slated and the latter thatched, Property of Alexander Crombie Esq." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 26. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/26.

The tenant and occupier of the Hill of Kier Croft in 1855 was Duncan McLennan, who was paying an annual rent of £11 6s 2d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'41"N, 2°18'50"W.

Farm of Hill of Keir

"Mains of Keir […] A farmsteading and dwellinghouse, both are one storey, slated, and in good repair, Property of Alexander Crombie Esq." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 26. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/26.

The tenant and occupier of the farm of Hill of Kier in 1855 was John Stephen, who was paying an annual rent of £35 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'50"N, 2°18'57"W.

Farm of Kilnhillock

"Kilnhillock […] A farmhouse and offices all of which are one storey in height, thatched, and in good repair, Property of Mr. Crombie, of Easter Skene." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 51. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/51.

The tenant and occupier of Kilnhillock in 1855 was Alexander Piery or Pirie (1813-1893) , who was paying an annual rent of £44 6s 0d. Alexander also acted as the ground officer for the estate, a post he inherited from his father, James Piery or Pirie (c.1772-1851).

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'14"N, 2°18'41"W.

Croft of Leddach or Leddachcroft

"Leddachcroft [or] Croft of Leddach […] A farmhouse and Steading both of which are one storey in height, the former slated and the latter tiled, Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 51. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/51.

The tenant and occupier of Leddachcroft in 1855 was James Maitland, who was paying an annual rent of £10 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'09"N, 2°18'29"W.

Farm of Nether Crofts

The tenant and occupier of Nether Crofts, Farm of in 1855 was John Gray, who was paying an annual rent of £53 12s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property have not been found.

Croft of New Knabs

The tenant and occupier of New Knabs in 1855 was William Williamson , who was paying an annual rent of £12 7s 5d.

The DMS coordinates for the property have not been found.

Croft of Slack of Larg

"Slack of Larg […] A small farmhouse and offices, both of which are one storey in height, thatched, and in good repair. Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 57. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/57.

The tenant and occupier of Slack of Larg in 1855 was Charles Wyness, who was paying an annual rent of £16 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'19"N, 2°18'16"W.

Farm of Sunnybrae

"Sunnybrae […] A farmhouse and offices. both are one storey high. the former is slated and the latter thatched, Property of Alexander Crombie Esq." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 26. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/26.

The tenant and occupier of Sunnybrae in 1855 was William Abel, who was paying an annual rent of £38 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'47"N, 2°18'30"W.

Farm of Wester Elrick

"Wester Elrick […] A Small farmhouse with Suitable offices attached, all of which are one storey in height. Property of Mr. Crombie." Source: Ordnance Survey (1865-1871) Name Books for Aberdeenshire, Volume 79, page 55. ScotlandsPlaces reference: OS1/1/79/55.

The tenant and occupier of Wester Elrick in 1855 was Alexander Barker, who was paying an annual rent of £27 0s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property are 57°09'00"N, 2°17'58"W.

Land of Woodend

The tenant and occupier of Woodend in 1855 was Williamson Rust, who was paying an annual rent of £10 10s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property have not been found.

Cottages

The tenant of Cottages in 1855 was Kirk Session of Skene / Andrew Fowler, who was paying an annual rent of £4 10s 0d.

The DMS coordinates for the property have not been found.

Houses & Yards under £4 a year & woodland

A number of houses, yards and woodland are referred to on the 1855 valuation roll were let to a number of unnamed tenants, collectively paying an annual rent of £14 0s 0d.





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