has been compiled using Old Parish Registers for the Parish of Rathven and
the Quod Sacra Parish of Enzie as well as for the (including
those for the Roman Catholic Churches at Preshome and St Ninian's, Tynet
and the Episcopal Church at Arradoul.
Extensive use has been made of the Statutory
Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths (for the Parish of Enzie) from
1855; newspaper and press reports of events at the time and the Hendry
Account Book (HAB), Port Gordon’s most important nineteenth century source.
Where it has
not been possible to obtain a precise date of birth, an estimation has been
taken from the date of death and age (when possible) from either Death
Certificates or Monumental Inscriptions (for the cemeteries at Rathven,
Buckie (New), Bellie and St Ninian's, Tynet as well as others further a
field). These are generally reliable
within a two year margin or error.
The material on these pages has been cross-referenced and
double-checked. Only factual and verified data is included.
However, there will, inevitably, be errors and omissions. If you
identify any, please get in touch. No living persons are included in
order to conform to the Data Protection Act.