Another New Member with Aberdeenshire interests.....

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Currie
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Re: Another New Member with Aberdeenshire interests.....

Post by Currie » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:58 am

Hello Lee, and Welcome to TalkingScot.

I checked the old newspapers and found a few items.

Monday, Dec. 22, 1947, Aberdeen Journal
Sale of Cockerels and Leghorn by Smith of Hillhead, Cairnlob.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 1935, Aberdeen Journal
Death in Australia of eldest son of late John Henderson , Hillhead, Cairnlob, Lonmay.

Friday, Mar. 4, 1932, Aberdeen Journal
Legal notice re claims on estate of Alexander Smith Henderson, Farmer, Hillhead of Cairnlob, Lonmay.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 1905, Dundee Courier
Report of serious assault on person of Alexander Henderson, farm servant, Hillhead Cairnlob, Lonmay.

ScotlandsPeople has the following Wills.

Henderson, Andrew
19/2/1873
Farmer at Hillhead of Cairnlob in the parish of Lonmay

Aberdeen Sheriff Court Inventories SC1/36/72
Henderson, Annie (or Ogston)
10/5/1917
Hillhead, Cairnlob, Parish of Lonmay, widow, d. 30/01/1917 at Aberdeen, testate.

Aberdeen Sheriff Court Wills SC1/37/138
Henderson, Annie (or Ogston)
10/5/1917
Hillhead, Cairnlob, Parish of Lonmay, widow, d. 30/01/1917 at Hillhead, testate.

Aberdeen Sheriff Court Inventories SC1/36/175
Henderson, John
22/4/1889
farmer, Hill of Cairnlob, parish of Lonmay, co Aberdeen, d. 11/01/1889 at Hill of Cairnlob, spouse of Mrs Ann Ogston or Henderson
Extract Inventory
Aberdeen Sheriff Court Inventories
SC1/36/106

Maybe there’s something useful there.

Alan

Lee spence
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Re: Another New Member with Aberdeenshire interests.....

Post by Lee spence » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:39 pm

Alan, thanks very much for your reply, fascinating to know more details about the history of the farm. Its sadly no longer a farm thou, just the house and a few buildings. Ideally if I could get any photos pre my grandfather. Will keep looking.

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