Strathdon resources

Strathdon and Vicinity Source Material on the Web
revised 5 November 2009

Monumental Inscriptions
A number of Strathdon and other MIs, primarily with McHardy connections can be found on Andrew McHardy's Corgarff website.
Google is your friend (  A search on +Strathdon +"Monumental Inscriptions" or +gravestone will find a variety of sites where people have transcribed and posted records.
Andrew Jervise's Epitaphs and Inscriptions includes entries for Strathdon
For a more comprehensive listing, the book Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Upper Donside, Edited by Alastair G. Beattie & Margaret H. Beattie  contains MI for Strathdon, Glenbuchat, Towie Kildrummy, Auchindoir & Kearn, Tullynessle & Forbes, Alford, Leochel-Cushnie,Tough and Keig.  
  The Aberdeen Northeast Scotland Family History Society provides an Index to Monumental Inscriptions.  The page includes a link to their published books of MIs.


List of Pollable Persons within the Parish of Aberdeen (Invernochty begins page 534)
 1794   Statistical Account of Strathdon by the Rev. John Gordon
  1825 Lonach Highland & Friendly Society list
  1845 The New Statistical Account of Strathdon (mostly written in 1838/39) by the Rev. Robert Meikeljohn
Family or Area Studies
Andrew McHardy's the McHardy Family of Corryhoul, includes copious information about both the McHardy family and the Strathdon area.
Ian Downie's Family History Home Page includes information on a variety of Downie families, with excellent information for the Strathdon-area families.  Site includes census and MI information.
David Walker's Glen Nochty Home Page, focuses on the life and families in Glen Nochty within Strathdon.
CORGARFF: The McHardy of Ordachoy website researches the descendants of the McHardy family who held tenure at this Corgarff farm from the late 1700s to 1987.


CABRACH: The Genealogy of the Cabrach site "attempts to detail all of the people of Cabrach parish, historically split between Aberdeenshire & Banffshire. All legible data in the OPR has been used, plus the census data from 1841 to 1901, many statutory certificates and other sources."


GLENBUCKET: The History and Genealogy of Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland page is the central focus for a One-Place study of history, geography and genealogy of the residents of the Parish of Glenbuchat.  Includes a list of all surnames that appear in the Glenbucket OPR with links to researchers.