Gartly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Genealogy
Established Church–Old Parochial Registers
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Condition of Original Registers—
Index: For an index to these records, see the Scottish Church Records Index available on computers at the Family History Library and family history centers. The records may be indexed in the International Genealogical Index.
Births: After the record for 1766, at the beginning of Vol. 2, there are 14 pages of irregular entries dated 1718–1782.
Marriages: Marriage records are blank December 1766–February 1777 and there are no entries for 1796.
Deaths: Mortcloth Dues 1775–1819 and burials November 1783–1787.
Source: Key to the Parochial Registers of Scotland, by V. Ben Bloxham, pub. 1970. British Book 941 K23b.
Established Church—Kirk Session Records
Minutes 1770–1775, 1725–1766, with accounts; 1796–1797 a few only and 1847–1919
Accounts 1619–1667, 1757–1819
Ordination of Elders 1809, 1815
List of those Entitled to Dr. Milne’s Bequest 1846–1848
Annual returns of contributors to schoolmasters’ fund and of widows and orphans receiving benefit in presbytery of Strathbogie 1808–1838, later notes to 1875.
Note: Available at the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh, record CH2/1060.
Nonconformist Church Records
Gartly Free Church
The minister of Gartly, and many of his congregation, “came out” in 1843. A church and manse were forthwith erected.
Membership: 1848, 212; 1900, 155.
Source: Annals of the Free Church of Scotland, 1843–1900, ed. Rev. William Ewing, D.D., 2 vols. pub. 1914. Film #918572. More details are given in the source.
Communion Roll 1851–1854
Collection Book 1845–1884
Note: Available at the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh, record CH3/1063.
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