Mintlaw  Aberdeenshire


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

Mintlaw, a village near the western border of Longside parish Aberdeenshire, ¾ mile E by S of Mintlaw station on the Peterhead branch of the Great North of Scotland railway, this being 9 miles W by N of Peterhead, 4 E by N of Maud Junction, and 35¼ N by E of Aberdeen. Founded during the first quarter of the present century, it has a post office, with money order, savings' bank, and railway telegraph departments, a branch of the Aberdeen Town and County Bank, two hotels, two schools, and a market on the second Tuesday in every month. ...

Pop. (1831) 222, (1861) 240, (1871) 413, (1881) 435.—Ord. Sur., sh. 87, 1876.

Mintlaw through time

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

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


Date accessed: 28th May 2022

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