Place:


Maud  Aberdeenshire

 

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

Maud or New Maud, a village on the mutual border of New and Old Deer parishes, Aberdeenshire, with a junction on the Great North of Scotland railway (186165), 16 miles SSW of Fraserburgh, 13 W of Peterhead, and 31¼ N by W of Aberdeen. Of recent erection, it has a post and telegraph office under Aberdeen, a branch of the North of Scotland Bank, an hotel, a Gothic Established chapel of ease (1876; 420 sittings), the Buchan Combination Poorhouse (with accommodation for 138 inmates), and cattle-markets on the last Monday of every month.—Ord. Sur., sh. 87, 1876.

Maud through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22217

Date accessed: 19th January 2021


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