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Port Errol  Aberdeenshire

 

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

Port-Errol or Ward-of-Cruden, a coast village in Cruden parish, Aberdeenshire, at the mouth of the Water of Cruden, 11½ miles NE of Ellon, under which it has a post and telegraph office. A promising station of the herring fishing, it has a lifeboat and rocket apparatus, an hotel, 68 boats, and a recent harbour, whose inner basin is 300 feet long and 150 to 175 feet wide. The Aberdeen Lime Co. here ships corn, and imports coal, manures, etc., doing a large business. Pop. (1881) 493.—Ord. Sur., sh. 87, 1876.

Port Errol through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22257

Date accessed: 18th June 2024


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