|NLS||National Library of Scotland|
|NRS||National Records of Scotland, formerly called the National Archives of Scotland [NAS] and, before that, the Scottish Record Office [SRO]|
HM General Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YY (Tel: +44-131-535-1314)
|OPR||Old Parish Registers of Births/baptisms, Banns/marriages & Deaths/burials (pre-1855)|
- See also, for history of the parish:
- Old Statistical Account of the 1790s - vol. 13, p. 562
- New Statistical Account of the 1840s - vol. 11, p. 636
- 1:10560 (Six inch) Ordnance Survey map - surveyed 1862-4, published 1867[?]
- 1:2500 (25 inch) Ordnance Survey map - surveyed 1862, published 1865 - showing Bridgend of Lintrathen
For the full range of maps of Lintrathen, see National Library's Maps.
Geograph.org: Lintrathen - recent photographs of Lintrathen. National Grid ref. NO2854.
Located at National Grid ref. NO285545. Built 1803. The mediaeval kirk was dedicated to St Medan (or Madan). The vicarage belonged to Inchmahome Priory.
adm.: admitted, ass.: assistant, bapt.: baptised, contr.: contract, dem.: demitted, dep.: deposed, ind.: inducted, lic.: licensed, mar.: married, min.: minister, ord.: ordained, pres.: presented, rel.: related, res.: resigned, suc.: successor, test.: testament, tr.: translated
|Sir James Archibald||?-1580||vicar 27 May 1560, having then been vicar "divers years"; burgess of Stirling; dem. 14 Nov 1580|
|John Nevay of that ilk||1571||min. at Glamis, etc.; also had charge here|
|Adam Foulis||1571||parson 27 Jun 1571|
|Thomas Cowsland||1571-1572||reader from May 1571; dep. May 1572|
|Robert Stewart||1572-?||reader from May 1572; pres. to vicarage 29 Jul 1587 on death of David Ogilvie|
|David Ogilvie||1580-ca. 1586||son of James lord Airlie; pres. to the vicarage 13 Dec 1580; still min. 1585; d. bef. 29 Jul 1587|
|William Forbes||1603-1605?||M.A.; pres. to vicarage 18 Aug 1603 on death of Robert Stewart|
|James Ross||1605-1628/9||pres. to the vicarage 25 Jul 1605; d. 22 Apr 1628 x 5 Feb 1629; mar.; issue: James|
|James Sanders||1629-1658||pres. 25 Feb 1629; d. Feb 1658; mar. Margaret, dau. of James Ogilvie of Cuthil-hill; issue: James, bailie of Perth|
|Thomas Small||1650-1663||M.A.; adm. (prob. ass.) bef. 9 Aug 1650; tr. to Forfar 28 Jan 1663|
|Thomas Ogilvy||1664-1716||M.A. St Andrews 1650; adm. 1 Feb 1664; dem. 1716; mar. Janet Stewart|
|Laurence Brown||1717-1770||prob. yr son of Sir John Brown, 2nd bart., of London and Danzig; M.A. St Andrews 1707; schoolmaster Alyth; ord. 10 Apr 1717; d. 26 Feb 1770; mar. 1719 Eliz., dau. of George Lyon of Wester Ogil; issue: Jean (mar. Wm Lyon, writer in Dudhope); Wm, prof. of divinity etc., St Mary's Coll., St Andrews; Robert, min. at Utrecht; Laurence, officer R.N. and ancestor of the fam. of Brown Constable of Wallace Craigie, Dundee|
|James Edward||1772-1793||schoolmaster Aberlemno; lic. 5 Oct 1748; pres. Jul 1770; ord. 2 Jul 1772; d. 11 Jul 1793|
|Alexander Thomson||1794-1813||b. ca. 1750, son of Geo. T., schoolmaster, Glenmuick ABD; his mother Helen was eldest dau. of Alexr Ross, M.A., schoolmaster, Lochlee, the poet of Glenesk; M.A. Marischal 1770; schoolmaster Glenmuick 1778; ass. Garvock and Cortachy; ord. 17 Apr 1794; d. 1 Apr 1813; mar. 1797 Eliz. Small; issue: Jean; Helen; Geo.; Eliz.; David; Margaret|
|John Gourlay||1814-1819||M.A.; adm. 12 May 1814; tr. to Cortachy & Clova 27 Jul 1819|
|George Loudon||1819-1831||M.A.; ord. 28 Sep 1819; tr. to Inverarity 10 Mar 1831|
|Francis Nicoll Cannan||1831-1855||b. 4 Sep 1809, son of David Cannan, D.D., min. of Mains & Strathmartine; ord. 28 Sep 1831; dem. 18 May 1855 on appointment as army chaplain; in Crimea 1855-6; d. 7 May 1883; mar. 1869 Eleanor G. Phillips|
|Charles Chree||1855-1893||b. 26 Feb 1827 Glenbucket ABD, son of Wm C.; M.A. Kings Aberdeen 1845; ass. Birsay OKI; ord. to Kirriemuir South 2 Jun 1853; tr. & adm. 20 Jul 1855; D.D. Aberdeen 1878; d. 26 Apr 1893; mar. 1856 Agnes Scarth, 4th dau. of Wm Watt Bain, procurator fiscal, Kirkwall OKI; issue: Sir William, M.A., LL.B., K.C., dean of Faculty of Advocatea; Chas, M.A., Sc.D., LL.D., F.R.S., Kew Observatory; Jessie Scarth; Alexr Bain, M.D.|
|John Robert Strachan||1893-1925||b. 28 Jun 1864 Langholm DFS, son of Wm Greig S., schoolmaster; M.A. 1886 B.D. 1888 St Andrews; ass. Aberdeen West; ord. 21 Sep 1893; d. 5 Apr 1925; mar. 1896 Jemima Jane, dau. of James Jackson, Aberdeen; issue: Wm Jackson, teacher; Isabella Macdonald; John Robert; James Alexr; Mark Louden Anderson; Geo. Murrie, banker; David Gallatly; Duncan MacEwan|
|Roderick Fraser||1925-1929||tr. from Rousay OKI 30 Sep 1925; tr. to Dingwall ROC 26 Sep 1929|
Monuments in Lintrathen Kirkyard bearing pre-1855 information (ca. 70 stones) are listed in Alison Mitchell (ed.), "Pre-1855 Monumental Inscriptions in Angus, Vol. 1: Strathmore" (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy Soc., 1993), which can be bought from the Scottish Genealogy Society. (It's listed as "Angus MI - Vol. 1. Pre-1855 Strathmore" in their online shop.)
Andrew Jervise recorded some monuments at Lintrathen in his "Epitaphs & Inscriptions", vol. 1, pp. 279-81.
See Photographs & names.
Indexes and actual records for Statutory Registers of Births, Marriages & Deaths, beginning 1 Jan 1855, are available online, following registration and the purchase of credits, at the official web-site, ScotlandsPeople.
Indexes and actual records for all extant Old Parish Registers (OPRs) (pre-1855) of the Established Church of Scotland are available online, following registration and the purchase of credits, at the official web-site, ScotlandsPeople.
- 1717 - 1854
- 1717 - 1854
Additionally, in the National Records:
- 1798 - 1802 for Church of Scotland [NRS CH2/243/2]
- 1717 - 1772
- 1783 - 1793
- 1820 - 1854
|Nature of record||Dates||NRS ref. CH2/243/...|
|Nature of record||Dates||NRS ref. HR120/...|
|Papers re ecclesiastical buildings, etc. (church, manse)||1893||2|
|Papers re church sittings||1859, 1876||3|
There were 4 proprietors of land in the parish in 1842:
- Earl of Airlie
- Lyell of Kinnordy
- Smyth of Balhary
- Ogilvy of Ruthven
Records of the official censuses of the parish in 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 are held in the New Register House, Edinburgh and are open to the public on payment of a fee.
Indexes to all the original census records, and the records themselves, can be accessed online at modest charge at ScotlandsPeople.
Microfilm copies are also widely available in libraries. The 1881 census is available on CD-ROM.
The early censuses of 1801-31 do not name individuals.
|1755||1165||Dr Alexander Webster|
|1790||about 900||Old Statistical Account|
Records of the Lands & Barony of Lintrathen, 1321-1885 - NRS ref. GD16/3 (part of the Airlie Muniments)
Lintrathen was in the Commissariot of St Andrews.
Indexes to all extant pre-1926 testamentary records (wills & inventories of moveable property) can be searched free of charge at ScotlandsPeople. Digital (and paper) copies of the documents can be purchased at that site. See further the introduction to Angus & Kincardineshire at Testaments.
Testaments of Lintrathen people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of St Andrews, 1549-1823
|Agnes Adam||relict of John Fenton of Pickertoun, par. of Lintrethan||10 Feb 1791|
|John Adam||in Klinthy, par. of Lentrathin||22 Oct 1683|
|William Adam||in Bottom of Lintrathen||24 May, 16 Jul and 4 Oct 1799|
|James Bruce||in Glenquharetie, par. of Lintrathen||2 Apr 1618|
|William Cairncross||in Scheill of Cleuchlaw, par. of Lentrathauchin||18 Aug 1613|
|Christian Clerk||spouse to William Grissak, in Midil-Coull, par. of Lenthrathin||29 May 1619|
|Thomas Dickson||at Newton of Lintrathen||1 & 15 Dec 1817|
|Janet Donald||spouse to -- Peabillis, at the New-milne of Lentrathin||25 Jun 1616|
|Rev. Mr James Edward||minister of Lintrathen||19 Jul 1793|
|James Fentoun||in Kinnaird, par. of Lintrathen||27 Oct 1699|
|Margaret Fethie||spouse to Alexander Kingzow, in Wester Glenquharetie, par. of Lentrathin||l0 Feb 1635|
|Archibald Glenny||in Blakdykis, par. of Lentrathin||28 Apr 1620|
|Hew Gowan||in Balschando, par. of Lentrathin||30 Mar 1615|
|Christian Henderson||in Pittincruik, par. of Lentrathin||30 Mar 1615|
|John Heron||in the Bridge-end of Lantrathan||12 Nov 1702|
|Alexander Irons||at the Bridgend of Lentrathen||24 Oct 1685|
|John Irons||in Clunclay, par. of Lanteathen (Lentrathen)||10 May 1649|
|James Kandow||in Roughhaugh, par of Lintrethan||18 Dec 1793|
|William Kendow||in the Holl, par. of Lentrathim||14 Mar 1614|
|Janet Lakie||spouse to Alexander Lakie, in Gordaach, the par. of Lentrathin||21 Mar 1617|
|Margaret McNicol||spouse to John Smairt, in Sechie, par. of Lintrachin||23 Oct 1617|
|Marjorie Malcolm||spouse to Thomas Mathie, in Easter Glenquharetie, par. of Lintrathin||7 Sep 1618|
|Charles Martin||at Mill of Ravernie, par. of Lintrathen||29 Jun 1796|
|Thomas Mitchell||in Foirmaill, par. of Lentrathen||31 Aug 1613|
|John Morris||in Glenbelloch, par. of Lintrathin||28 Jul 1613|
|Betty Philp||relict of David Smart, residing at Middlecoul||11 & 22 Sep 1815|
|Elspet Robertson||spouse to William Ogilvie, in Curdoich, par. of Lintrathin||30 Apr 1620|
|John Smart||in Schethie, par. of Lentrathin||16 Nov 1624|
|Elspet Smith||sometime spouse to umquhile John Norie, in Glenballoch, par. of Lentrathen||17 Aug 1613|
|James Smith||at Campsie, par. of Lintrathen||24 Jun 1799|
|James Wallace||in Raterny [Ravernie], par. of Lentrathin||14 Mar 1614|
|John White||residing at Craigie Loch||14 Jun 1817|
|Janet Wilkie||spouse to John Bruce, in Bray of Glenquharitie, par. of Lentrathin||25 Jun 1616|
|Geilis Williamson||spouse to Thomas Edward, in Ley of Lentrathen||29 May l619|
|William Wilson||sometime in London, thereafter in Lintrathan||23 Mar 1791|
Testaments registered at St Andrews that have been lost, for which only entries in the minute books are extant.
|Thomas Blair||son of George Blair, at Bridgend of Lentrathen||3 Feb 1731|
|Thomas Blair||son of George Blair, sometime at Bridgend of Lentrathen, and Janet Blair, his sister||15 Aug 1744|
|Alexander Farquharson||at Miln of Inrean [Inzeon], par. of Lintrathen||18 Feb 1767|
|William Farquharson||youngest lawful son to the deceased Donald Farquharson, in Balnakeillie, par. of Lintrathin||26 Nov 1761|
|David Ogilvie of Pool||par. of Lentrathen||3 Aug 1726|
|James Ogilvie||in Braes of Easter Allan, par. of Lintrathon||13 Feb 1766|
|John Valentine||in Longdrum, in par. of Lintrathin||19 Jan 1769|
|Andrew White||in Over Shannally, par. of Lentrathen||16 Aug 1738|
|John and Alexander Wright||sons of John Wright, par. of Lentrathen||17 Feb 1731|
Testaments of Lintrathen people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Brechin, 1576-1800
|Mr James Sanders||sometime minister at Lentrathen, and Margaret Ogilvie, his spouse||28 Jul 1658|
Images of the original records for Lintrathen:
Images of the original records for Lintrathen: