Menmuir (Angus)

Records, sources & information about the Parish of Menmuir

Parish number 309

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Deaths & burials
Farm horse tax
Heritors' records
Land owners
Ministers of the parish
Monumental inscriptions
Old parish registers
Parish Church
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Places of interest
Population statistics
Statistical Accounts
Testaments & wills
War memorial


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The arms of Carnegie of Balnamoon
[Wm Fraser, History of the Carnegies, Earls of Southesk ..., i, p. ciii]
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NLSNational Library of Scotland
NRSNational 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)
OPROld Parish Registers of Births/baptisms, Banns/marriages & Deaths/burials (pre-1855)


Books & articles


Statistical accounts of Menmuir


Maps of Menmuir

For the full range of maps of Menmuir, see National Library's Maps.


Photographs of places

See Menmuir - recent photographs of Menmuir. National Grid ref. NO5364.


Menmuir parish church

Located at National Grid ref. NO534643, at Kirkton of Menmuir. Built in 1842. The mediaeval church was dedicated to St Aidan.

Photograph of Menmuir Kirk

Monument on wall of Menmuir Kirk

Above, left: Menmuir Kirk from the south-east; right: from the north-west, with burial enclosure of the Carnegy-Arbuthnotts of Balnamoon at left

There is an article, with photographs, on Menmuir Parish Church in A Corpus of Scottish Mediaeval Parish Churches.


Parish ministers 1560-1943

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

James Hamilton1561parson 1561
James Melville1563-1573M.A.; min. at Fern; tr. from Tannadice 1568; tr. to St Vigeans 1573/4
Robert Auchenleck1566vicar; chaplain of Drumlithie
John Auchenleck1568pres. to vicarage 31 Jan 1567-8
Andrew Elder1568vicar and reader; pres. to vicarage 30 Aug 1568
John Lindsay of Balcarres1584son of David, 9th earl of Crawford; M.A.; parson 1 Jul 1566, also parson of Lethnot and Lochlee; senator of the College of Justice, as Lord Menmuir, 1581; Lord Privy Seal 1596; d. 3 Sep 1598; mar. (1) Marion, dau. of Alexander Guthrie, town clerk of Edinburgh; issue: John, David, Cath., Margt, Janet; mar. (2) Jean Lauder, lady Corstorphine
John Man1590-aft.1636min. of Lethnot 1589; tr. & adm. aft. 1590; still min. 3 Feb 1636; his "dau.-in-law", Marjory Bennet
Thomas Couper1639-1642M.A.; tr. from Saline FIF & adm. bef. 29 Aug 1636; tr. to Montrose 16 Jun 1642
George Halyburton1642-1644M.A.; adm. 15 Nov 1642; tr. to 2nd charge Perth 4 Aug 1644
David Campbell1644-1696b. 1619, 2nd son of Colin C., min. of 3rd charge Dundee; M.A. St Andrews 1639; adm. 17 Dec 1644; d. Jun 1696; mar. Magdalen Livingston, who survived him; issue: Colin, of Baldovan; James, who intruded here; Mr George
James Campbell1696-1701?b. ca. 1659, son of above; M.A. St Andrews 1679; intruded, but dep.; d. 1720 Balzeordie, Menmuir
James Robertson1701-1709M.A.; ord. 3 Sep 1701; tr. to Craigie 23 Mar 1709
John Dunbar1709-1744ord. 23 Nov 1709; d. 18 Jul 1744; mar. 1717 Eliz., dau. of Thomas Ogilvie, min. of Coupar Angus; issue: Margaret, Eliz., Kath., Anne, John, Robert, David
James Watson1715-1716episcopal min., intruded 1715-6
George Ogilvy1745-1779b. 1715, son of Geo. O., min. of Kirriemuir; ord. Cortachy 22 Dec 1737; tr. & adm. 22 Aug 1745; d. 9 Aug 1779; mar (1) Eliz. Crawford; (2) Isobel Yeoman; issue: George, James, Alexander
James Gillies1779-1783eldest son of Robert G. of Little Keithock, merchant, Brechin; apprenticed to an advocate in Aberdeen; ord. 23 Dec 1779; d. 11 Jan 1783; mar. Ann Durward; issue: Robert & Peter, twins; Colin
John Waugh1783-1824b. 9 Jan 1756, son of Robert W., min. of Whitsome & Hilton BEW; ord. 30 Oct 1783; d. 7 Jul 1824; mar. 1783 Frances Elizabeth Gregory
William Cron1825-1859b. 1787 DFS, son of John C., farmer; ord. 21 Apr 1825; d. 4 May 1859 Menmuir; unmar.
Mark Louden Anderson1859-1875b. 24 May 1829 Caerlaverock DFS, son of Richard A., blacksmith; M.A. 1854 St Andrews; ass. Montrose; ord. 22 Sep 1859; tr. to 2nd charge St Andrews, 22 Jul 1875; D.D. 1886; d. 25 Dec 1902 St Andrews; mar. 1860 Jane Low, dau. of James Corsar, sailcloth manufacturer, Arbroath; issue: James C., min. of Kinneff; Richard; Mark L.; Flora C. C.; Wm C., M.B., C.M.; Joseph P. C.; Peter C.; Walter, solicitor; David C.; Jane L. C.
James Laing Thomson1875-1902b. 30 Sep 1848 New Pitsligo ABD, son of James T.; M.A. Aberdeen 1869, B.D. 1884; assistant at Gamrie BAN, St Enoch's Dundee & St Cyrus KCD; ord. 27 Sep. 1875; d. 10 Oct 1902 Menmuir; mar. 1877 Eliza Ann, dau. of James Laing, farmer; issue: James Laing, min. of Peterculter ABD; George Eddie, min. of Murthly PER; Margaret W.; William, min. & med. pract. in London
Alexander Hannay McIlraith1903-1908M.A.; b. 1864 Amsterdam; ass. Kilbride BUT 1891; ass. St Stephen's, Glasgow 1901; ord. 25 Mar 1903; tr. to Kinghorn FIF 16 Apr 1908; d. 14 Dec 1926 Edinburgh
David Avenel Vipont, formerly Melville Anderson1908-1922b. 5 Mar 1864 Auckland N.Z., only son of Andrew A., min. there & later of Free Kirk, Cowdenbeath FIF; assistant N. Berwick ELN; ord. to Annbank 28 Sep 1895; app. to St Ninian's Mission, Edinburgh 1898; app. to Townhill Chapel, Dunfermline 1904; dem. 1907; adm. 26 Aug 1908; d. 27 Nov 1922 Menmuir; mar. (1) 1897 Jane Florence Clark Mackay & had issue; (2) Flora Anna Laing Macdonald; assumed surname Vipont 1899
William Buchanan1923-1927ind. Apr 1923; tr. to St Mary's Dalziel LKS 23 Feb 1927
James Gegg1927-1928ord. 12 May 1927; tr. to Sorn AYR 19 Sep 1928
Lewis McGlashan1929-1943M.A.; b. 13 Nov 1876 Thornhill DFS, son of Robt D.MacG., inland revenue; tr. from Dalbeattie 12 Jul 1929; dem. 19 Oct 1943; d. 3 Dec 1944 Colvend

Ministers of the Free Church, Menmuir; later, United Free Church

George Monro1854-1898A.M.; b. 21 Sep 1821 Alvah BAN; ord. 1854; d. 10 Mar 1902 Brechin; mar. 1862 Helen Duke; issue: David D.; rev. Alexr; Isabella Duke
Alexander Monro1898-1929M.A.; b. 22 Jul 1867 Menmuir, son of above; ass. Ladyloan Free, Arbroath; ord. (ass. & suc.) 17 Aug 1898; d. 8 Mar 1949 Brechin; mar. 1899 Margaret C. Smith; issue: Helen D.; son; rev. Geo. Douglas (1907-2008)


Monumental inscriptions

Monuments in Menmuir Kirkyard bearing pre-1855 information (ca. 60 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 Menmuir in his "Epitaphs & Inscriptions", vol. 2, pp. 335-42.

Erected by HELEN COCHRANE, in memory of her husband WILLIAM HUTCHESON, who died at Walsden on 10th October 1876; aged 77 years. Also of their daughter ANN, who died at Findowrie on 10th February 1871; aged 29 years. Also of the above HELEN COCHRANE who died on 23rd May 1891, aged 80 years. Also of their daughter JESSIE who died at Edzell 25th Feb. 1903, aged 65 years. ALEXANDER HUTCHESON died at Cotton of Balnamoon 11th Oct. 1929, aged 79. His wife JANE ESPLIN died at Walsden 13th June 1925 aged 69 Their son CHARLES ANDERSON HUTCHESON died at Walsden 2nd Sep. 1913 aged 17 years. Their great-grandson WILLIAM HUNTER died at Walsden 31st Dec. 1924, aged 3 months.

In loving memory of our father WILLIAM CLYNE died at Tigerton 25th April 1932 aged 84. Also our mother ISABELLA KEITH died 25th Jan. 1929, aged 78. Their son WILLIAM died 8th April 1952, aged 73.

In loving memory of my mother ISABELLA REID died 28th February 1944 and her husband ANDREW YOUNG late farmer West Muirside Menmuir, died 16th April 1946. Placed here by ETHEL R. WATSON.

In loving memory of KATHERINE LOUISA wife of WILLIAM ERSKINE SCOTT ERSKINE of Balhall daughter of General E. DANDRIDGE* Indian Army who died on 26th June 1925 aged 68. And of the above Capt. WILLIAM ERSKINE SCOTT ERSKINE late Royal Warwickshire Regt. who died on 20th Nov. 1934 aged 81.
[* i.e. Edward Dandridge (b. ca. 1828 Essex, d. 1911 Sussex). See ref.]

In the Carnegy Arbuthnott enclosure:

MARY ANNE JEMIMA CARNEGY ARBUTHNOTT born 31st October 1823, died 1st February 1906. "Her children arise up and call her blessed."

Sacred to the memory of JAMES CARNEGY ARBUTHNOTT born May 31st 1864 died Sept 11th 1921 God is love

In memory of WILMOT BOYS CARNEGY-ARBUTHNOTT 1891 - 1973 and his beloved wife ENID CARNEGY-ARBUTHNOTT 13th of Balnamoon and Findowrie 1898 - 1986

In memory of ELIZABETH youngest daughter of JAMES and ETHEL CARNEGY-ARBUTHNOTT 1906 - 1985

In memory of HELEN MARY eldest daughter of JAMES and ETHEL CARNEGY-ARBUTHNOTT 1895 - 1993


Note on the above Carnegy-Arbuthnotts: Mary Anne Jemima Carnegy-Arbuthnott of Balnamoon & Findowrie's father was James Carnegy-Arbuthnott, born James Knox. James was the son of Andrew Knox of Keithick and Helen, dau. of James Carnegy of Balnamoon. James Knox married Margaret Arbuthnott of Findowrie. Mary Anne Jemima Carnegy-Arbuthnott married Arthur Risdon Capel (subsequently Capel-Carnegy-Arbuthnott). Wilmot Boys Carnegy-Arbuthnott was born Wilmot Boys Adams.


Menmuir war memorial
Located at NO539644

War memorial 1914-1919 1914-1919

Cpl. George Anderson - Can. Exp. Force
Pte. John Bairner - Gordon Hrs
Pte. David Birse - Royal Scots
Pte. Don Clyne - Cameron Hrs
Pte. Roy A. Coats - Royal Scots
Cpl. John Duncan - Gordon Hrs
Pte. Gregory Duncan - A. & S. Hrs
Trooper William Garvie - Can. Mtd Rifles
Trooper David Haggart - Lovat Scouts
Gunner Robert Mudie - Motor Mach. Gun Sect.
Gunner James Murray - R.F.A.
Pte. George Taylor - Black Watch
Pte. Alexander Taylor - Gordon Hrs
Pte. Ben. Taylor - Black Watch
Pte. Andrew Todd - Black Watch
Pte. David Winter - Black Watch
L/Cpl. David Winter - Royal Engineers

War memorial 1939-1945 1939-1945

Flt. Lieut. A. M. Cameron - R.A.F.

See also Scottish War Memorials Project: Menmuir for further photographs and details.


Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1855 to present

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.

Index for Menmuir Graveyard, 1860-1920 [Angus Archives ref. 55:929.3]

Births, Marriages & Deaths, before 1855

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.


Church Session Records of the Parish Church

Nature of recordDatesNRS ref. CH2/264/...
Communion roll1863-188011
Communion roll1940-195717
Draft minuten.d.18
List of children in parishca. 195019
Communion roll1958-197320


Menmuir Heritors' records

Nature of recordDatesNRS ref. HR565/...
Minute book (with accounts)1844-19281
Papers re ecclesiastical buildings, etc. (church, manse, school, glebe, churchyard)1767-19164
Miscellaneous papers1852-18995


Land owners

There were 6 proprietors of land in the parish in 1843:


Farmers / Tenants

BalconnelGeorge Bell of Balconnel-1855-1881-
doWilliam Spalding of Balconnel-1891-1896-
doMrs M. Spalding of Balconnel-1906-1921-
doWilliam L. Spalding of Balconnel [d. 1953]-1924-1942-
BalfourDavid Smart [d. 1876]-1876
doWilliam Doig-1881-
doJames Duncan-1902-
doGeorge Barrie-1906-1921-
doTrustees of George Barrie-1924-
doW. Black of Balfour-1928-1942-
BalnamoonMrs Carnegy-Arbuthnott of Balnamoon-1906-
BalrownieJohn Coupar-1871-1891-
doJames Greig-1902-
doCharles Winter [d. 1920]-1902-1920
doRepresentatives of Charles Winter-1924-
doJames Keith-1931-
doWilliam Thomson-1935-1942-
BalzeordieWilliam Smith-1871-1921-
doGordon Webster-1924-1928-
doDuncan M. Wilson-1935-1944-
BankheadAlexander Easton-1881-1891-
doAlexander Easton-1902-1935-
Belliehill [Bellahill]William Clark-1906-1921-
doPeter Smith-1924-
doW. Walker-1928-1931-
BlackhallFrancis Watson-1871-
doJames Adamson-1902-
doAlexander Spark-1906-1914-
doCharles Low-1918-1921-
doWilliam John Chapman-1924-1943-
Bogton of BalhallJ.W. & J. Stevenson-1902-
doRobert Jaffray-1906-1910-
doJames Hall-1914-1928-
doW. King-1928-1935-
doJames Marr-1938-1942-
BrathinchDavid Reid of Brathinch-1906-1910-
doDavid Low-1914-1921-
doCharles Low-1924-1942-
BurnfootJames Law-1881-
Castle of BalzeordieJohn Dalgety-1871-
doDavid Dalgety [d. 1915]-1881-1915
doRobert Kinnear-1924-1931-
doAlexander Harrow-1935-1942-
doAndrew Birse [d. 1949]-1949
ChapeltonGeorge Milne-1871-1881-
doJohn Fairweather-1891-1902-
doJames A. Miln of Chapelton-1906-1924-
doG. Ramsay-1928-1942-
Coo [Coe]Joseph Hendry-1906-1921-
doD.S. Mackay-1924-1942-
CowfordJohn Simpson-1881-
doSamuel Petrie-1902-1906-
doJames Blair-1910-1921-
doKinnear & Simpson-1924-
doJ. Neill-1928-1942-
(East) CottonWilliam Cameron, jun.-1881-1891-
East Muirside of BalzeordieRobert Easton-1871-
doPeter Donaldson-1881-1891-
doJ. Gove-1924-1931-
doH. Anderson-1935-1942-
ForthillMrs Betsy Stewart-1871-
doDavid Stewart-1881-1891-
doJames F. Mitchell-1902-1906-
doRepresentatives of James F. Mitchell-1910-
doWilliam Low-1914-1942-
KilgarieJohn Davidson-1891-
doWilliam Williamson-1902-1906-
doWilliam Marr-1910-1921-
doRobert Smith-1924-1942-
KnoweheadThomas McIntosh-1902-1908
doJames M. Annand-1910-1924-
LedmoreJames Alexander-1881-
doWilliam Mitchell-1891-1902-
doDavid Birse [d. 1923]-1906-1923
doA. Birse-1928-1942-
LochtyDavid Baird-1902-1924-
doJ. Thompson & Sons-1928-1931-
doJ. & A. Thompson-1935-1942-
LonghaughDavid Fairweather-1881-
doMrs Isabella Fairweather-1891-1902-
doJohn Fairweather-1906-
doAlfred A. Gilruth-1910-1935-
doJames R. Barron-1938-1942-
Lummington [Lumington]David Mitchell-1891-
doHenry Mitchell-1902-
doRobert Garvie-1906-1921-
doMrs Garvie-1924-1931-
doRobert Garvie-1935-1942-
LundieCapt. D. Stuart, R.N.-1906-
doJ.R. Pullar-1928-1931-
Mains of BalhallMrs Helen M. Thow-1881-
doHenry L. Jackson-1891-
doAndrew Doig & Henry L. Jackson-1902-
doHenry L. Jackson-1906-1921-
doW.S. Fairlie-1924-1942-
Mid BelliehillD.A. Adam-1935-1942-
Mid Muirside of BalzeordieRobert Easton-1881-
doJ. Keyes-1924-1928-
Mill of BalrownieDavid Webster-1871-
doRichard Alexander-1881-
doMrs Elizabeth Alexander-1891-
doDavid Mitchell-1902-1921-
doD. & A. Mitchell-1924-1928-
doAlexander C. Mitchell-1931-1943-
Mill of BrathinchJames Greig-1902-1906-
doJ.G. Mackie-1910-1921-
doMessrs J. Martland, Ltd-1924-1931-
doH. Bruce-1935-1942-
Mill of CruickRobert Carnegy-1871-
doG. Wilson & Sons-1910-1921-
doD.M. Wilson-1924-1931-
Milton of BalhallAlexander Robertson-1881-
doJames Neill-1891-1921-
Muirside of BalzeordiePeter Donaldson-1871-
doRobert Easton-1891-1902-
doDavid Keith-1906-
doW. Dalgety-1910-1921-
Nether BelliehillDavid Mitchell-1881-
doRobert George-1891-
doRepresentatives of J. Farquhar-1906-
doCharles Fotheringham-1910-1921-
doGeorge Adam-1924-
doRepresentatives of George Adam-1926-1928-
doGeorge Adam-1931-1942-
North BelliehillRobert Keith-1891-
North & South CottonW. Cameron-1906-1924-
doA.L. Cameron-1928-
doA. Cameron-1931-1942-
ParkhillWilliam Thomson-1871-
doJames Robb-1881-
PipertonJames Clark-1891-1931-
doDavid Clark-1935-1942-
PitmudieRobert Robertson-1871-1881-
doGeorge Robertson-1891-
doJames Low-1902-1906-
doMrs Low-1910-1914-
doS.L. Soutar-1918-1931-
doJames Duguid-1935-1942-
RomeDavid Rose-1871-1881-
doMrs Jean Rose-1891-
Rome & AuchferzieHugh Rose-1902-1906-
RomeHugh Rose (ret. sea captain) [d. 1933]-1910-1933
RosebankGeorge Clark-1891-
South BelliehillDavid Mitchell-1891-
Tullo of MenmuirJames Davidson-1862-
doJohn Dalgety-1881-
doJames Keith-1891-
doJames & Andrew Keith-1902-1931-
doAlbert Law-1935-1942-
Upper BelliehillMrs Jane Mitchell-1881-
Wellden [Walsden]William Hutcheson [d. 1876]-1871-
doHelen Cochrane [Mrs Hutcheson] [d. 1891]-1881-
doAlexander Dalgety Hutcheson [d. 1929]-1891-
West CottonDavid Jamie-1891-
West Muirside of BalzeordieAlexander Young-1871-1906-
doA. & A. Young-1910-1921-
doA. Young-1924-1942-


Census records

Records of the official censuses of the parish in 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 and 1921 are held in 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.


Population statistics

1755743Dr Alexander Webster
1791432468900Old Statistical Account


Testaments & wills

Menmuir was in the Commissariot of Brechin or Dunkeld.

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 Menmuir people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Brechin, 1576-1800
'T' before the date indicates that the copy in the register is lost, but the original testament is extant.

Walter Barchillin the Arniss of Balnamoune26 Aug 1583
Sir Alexander Carnegie of Balnamoone, knight10 Dec 1658 and 22 May 1672
James Carnegie of Balnamoonpar. of Carraldstone18 Jan, 7 Apr and 11 Sep 1704, 25 Oct 1706 and 4 Apr 1707
James Carnegie, late of Balnamoone25 Oct 1706 and 16 Jun 1710
Sir John Carnegie of Balnamoon, knightT. 1665, T. 1669 and T. 1672
Walter Couperin Cottoun of Balnamone26 Jun 1598
Thomas Davidsonin Petmaddie, par. of Menmuir17 May 1599
David Deanein Cottoune of Balnamoune, par. of Menmuir3 Aug 1583
Alexander Donat the Kirk of MenmuirT. 14 Oct 1652
Thomas Guthriemerchant in Dundee [son of John Guthrie, tenant in Knowehead, par. of Menmuir]1 Dec 1795
Alexander Lawservant to the deceased James Carnegie of Balnamoone20 Feb 1706
Magdalen Livingstonein Findowrie, par. of Brechin, relict of Mr David Campbell, sometime minister at MenmureT. 11 Jul 1705
James Lundieat the Kirk of Menmure18 Aug 1595
David Mylnecotter-man in Toft of Balhall, par. of Memour23 Apr 1600
Andrew Patersonin Pitmowdie, par. of Menmuir2 Aug 1583
Isobel Rossrelict of John Miln of Balhall28 May 1753
Anna Symmerlawful dau. of dec. George Symmer of Balzeordie24 Oct 1735
Colin Symmer of Balzeordie3 Feb 1743
George Symmer of Chappeltounepar. of Menmuir3 Sep 1578
John Symmerlawful son to dec. George S. of Balzeordie, after soldier in Strathnavar's Regt, thereafter pensioner of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea9 Aug 1721

Testaments of Menmuir people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Dunkeld, 1682-1823
'T' before the date indicates that the copy in the register is lost, but the original testament is extant.

John Birniein Miltoun of Ballhall, par. of MenmuirT. 4 Aug 1711
Mr James Campbelllate minister at Menmuir2 Feb 1721
James Carnegy Arbuthnot of Balnamoon6 Sep 1810
James Clyneschoolmaster at Menmuir26 Jun 1817
Mr John Dunbarminister at Menmure22 Aug 1745
David Guthrie of Burnside of Balconneltenant in Ladmore30 Nov 1805
John Guthrietenant at Knowhead4 Mar 1822
James Mearnsat Tiggerton of Menmuir17 & 23 Mar 1823
Elizabeth Mitchellsometime in Ballhall [in Menmuir?]6 Jun 1776
John Rickardtenant in Blackhall7 Aug & 14 Dec 1816
David Straitontenant in Waulkmill of Balhall14 Apr 1815
David Suttiesometime in Tygertoun of MenmuirT. 3 Oct 1738
George Symmer of Ballzeordie27 Jan 1737
David Wylliesometime in Knowhead of Balconnell8 Sep 1757
Helen Wylliespouse of John Guthrie, tenant in Knowhead10 Jul 1822

Testaments of Menmuir people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of St Andrews, 1549-1823

Miss Margaret Carnegydau. of James Carnegy esq. of Balnamoon and sister of Jean Carnegy21 Aug 1815

Testaments of Menmuir people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Edinburgh, 1514-1600

Katherine Archibaldsometime spouse to umquhile John Fairwedder, at the kirk of Menmure17 Jan 1576-7
John Belliein Balconnall, par. of Menmuir, sher. of Forfar15 Aug 1600
Elizabeth Erskinespouse to John Collace, young Laird of Balnamone in Angus12 Mar 1589-90
John Fairwedderat the Kirk of Menmure (See also Katherine Archibald)17 Jan 1576-7
Marion Gardin, Lady Logiespouse to John Collace of Balnamone, sher. of Angus15 Nov 1593
Marion Guthriesometime spouse to Mr John Lindesay, parson of Menmuir, and senator of the College of Justice21 Nov 1592
John Symmer of Haltounpar. of Menmure, sher. of Forfar26 May 1587
Jonet Willsometime spouse to Charles Downy, in Laidmoir, par. of Menmure17 Jan 1576-7

Testaments of Menmuir people from the Register of Testaments of the Commissariot of Edinburgh, 1601-1700

Charles Dempster of Balrowneypar. of Menmuir, in Angus7 Jul 1602
Cristian Dempstersometime spouse to Thomas Arnot, in Balrowney, par. of Menmure, in Angus8 Mar 1606
David Mylnein Chapeltoun, par. of Menmuir, in Angus16 Jun 1608
John Ordiein Boigtoun, par. of Menmure, in Angus4 Aug 1607


Clock & watch tax, 1797-8

Images of the original records for Menmuir:

NRS ref. E326/12/2/47


Farm horse tax, 1797-8

Images of the original records for Menmuir:


Places of interest


This page updated 30 Sep 2022