Cuminestown  Aberdeenshire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Cuminestown like this:

Cuminestown, a straggling village in Monquhitter parish, N Aberdeenshire, 6 miles ESE of Turriff, under which it has a post office, with money order and savings' bank departments. Founded in 1763 by Cumine of Auchry, it contains a branch of the Aberdeen Town and County Bank and the plain Episcopal chapel of St Luke (1844; 130 sittings), whilst adjoining the parish church and Free church of Monquhitter. A fair is held at it on the Thursday after 27 April. Pop. (1841) 477, (1861) 459, (1871) 572, (1881) 565.

Cuminestown through time

Cuminestown is now part of Aberdeenshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Aberdeenshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cuminestown itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cuminestown in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st May 2022

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