23 July 2017

Garioch Livestock Show

At the Competition for Premiums given by the Garioch Farmer Club, which took place at Old Rain, on the 8th current, there was an excellent show of Cattle and Horses.

The Premiums were adjudged as follows, viz:-

For
the 1st best
BULL,
to Mr Davidson, Cairnbroggie.

the 2d
Do.
to Mr Marr, Cairnbroggie.

the 3d
Do.
to Mr Williamson, Bethelnie.
For
the 1st best
COW,
to Mr Horn Elphinstone, of Logie Elphinstone.

the 2d
Do.
to Mr Marr, Cairnbroggie.

the 3d
Do.
to Mr Leslie, Badenscoth.

the 4th
Do.
to Mr Walker, Fintray.
For
the 1st best
QUEY,
to Mr Davidson, Cairnbroggie.

the 2d
Do.
to Mr Walker, Fintray.

the 3d
Do.
to Mr Marr, Cairnbroggie.
For
the 1st best
MARE,
to Mr Walker, Fintray.

the 2d
Do.
to Mr Davidson, Cairnbroggie.

the 3d
Do.
to Mr Stephen, Conglass.
For
the 1st best
FILLY,
to Mr Horn Elphinstone, of Logie Elphinstone.

the 2d
Do.
to Mr Arthur Clark, Kintore

the 3d
Do.
to Mr Booth, Fisherford of Auchterless

the 4th
Do.
to Mr George Rae, Fintray.

Landed proprietors being precluded by the regulations of the Club, from receiving Premiums; the premiums for the Cows, fell to be paid to Mr Marr, Mr Leslie, and Mr Walker; and those for the Fillies, to Mr Arthur Clark, Mr Booth, and Mr George Rae.

As a proof the excellence of the Cattle exhibited, the Bull (2 years old) which claimed the 2d Premium, was sold for Twenty Pounds sterling, after the show.

Upwards of forty gentlemen, proprietors, and farmers, dined at Pitmachie Inn: General Hay in the chair: and the afternoon was spent with all that harmony and hilarity, which has ever characterised the meetings of the club.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 23rd July 1817.



16 July 2017

Newmachar farms

FARMS
IN NEWMACHAR PARISH.

THE following FARMS, on the Estates of PARKHILL and ROSEHALL, will be let for nineteen years, from Whitsunday next viz.-

CONTAINING

Cultivated Land
Moor and Pasture
HILLHEAD, possessed by William Donald
44A, 1R, 26F
46A, 1R, 24F
LONGHILLS, possessed by Alex. Mutch
24A, 2R, 10F
8A, 0R, 28F
WAULKMILL, possessed by William Davidson
29A,3R, 0F
17A, 0R, 0F

These Farms are situated within six miles of Aberdeen, to which they have access both by the Turnpike and the old Oldmeldrum road, and within one mile of the canal basin at bridge of Dyce; they are of an early, kindly soil, and very improveable.  Hillhead is mostly enclosed, and sub-divided, by remarkably strong stone fences, in thorough repair.  Every encouragement will be given to industrious tenants of capital.

Offers will be received at the House of Parkhill, on Monday the 4th of August first, at 12 o'clock noon.  Further particulars will be known on applying to James Forbes, Kirkhill, by Oldmeldrum, factor for General Gordon Cuming Skene, the proprietor.  James Gray, in Loch-End, will point out the marches.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 16th July 1817.



Lease of Black Bull Tavern

BLACK BULL TAVERN, ABERDEEN,
TO BE LET.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS.

THAT well known and long established Tavern, called The Black Bull, as possessed for many years past by Deacon ALEXANDER MARR, and now belonging to his heirs, will be Let by Private Bargain, for the term of six years.  Entry immediately.  - For particulars, application may be made to James Hardie, Advocate in Aberdeen.

All persons Indebted to Mr Marr, are desired to pay the amount to Mr Hardie, within One Month from this date.  And those having Claims against him, will be pleased to lodge the same within that period.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 16th July 1817.

9 July 2017

The Farming Society of Deer, met at Old Deer, 10th curt. when they gave the following Premiums, viz.:-

ON THE BULLS.
1st.  To William Keith, Wester Knock.
2d.  To James Rickart, Easter Knock.

ON THE STOTS.
1st.  To John Bennett, Crichie.           
2d.  To William Bruce, Auchtydonald.

AND ON THE HORSES.
To Robert Chivas, Clayhills, for the best Colt.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 9th July 1817.

James Burr, merchant

NOTICE
To the CREDITORS of JAMES BURR, late Merchant in
LAVEROCKSLAIRS, now in WHINNY BRAE.

SUCH of the Creditors of the said James Burrr, as have not yet lodged their Claims on him, will do so, with Charles Auld, Merchant in Old Meldrum, or John Raitt in Tillycairn, on or before the 11th day of July curt. otherwise they can receive no share of the dividend of the said James Burr's Effects, which will be paid on the 31st day of the said month, at the shop of the said Charles Auld.

SALE OF STOCKING.
For behoof of the Creditors of the said James Burr,

The REMAINDER of the CATTLE, HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, and CROP, belonging to him, will be sold by public roup, on Friday the 25th of July.

The roup to begin at 12 o'clock forenoon.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 9th July 1817.

2 July 2017

Drowning in river Dee

We learn that the body of John Ramsay, the unfortunate man, who, as mentioned in last Aberdeen Chronicle, left his house, in the parish of Kincardine O'Niel, on the 23d ult. was found drowned in the River Dee, on the afternoon of Saturday last, near the Bridge of Potarch.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 2nd July 1817.

Kincardineshire farm leases

KINCARDINESHIRE.
FARMS
ON THE ESTATE OF ALLARDYCE.
To be let for nineteen years from Martinmas next,
THE FARMS of MILL-PLOUGH & CLOUSEBURN, in the parish of Arbuthnott, the former as presently occupied by James Stewart, and the latter by John Mitchell.  The farm of Mill-plough, consists of 110 acres arable, or thereby, besides pasture, and is in good condition, having been lately improved, limed, and partly sub-divided by open ditches.  The farm of Clouseburn consists of about 72 acres arable, besides pasture.  These Farms are situated within 3 miles of the post town of Bervie; 4 miles of the sea-port of Gourdon, where lime and coal are imported; 12 miles from Montrose; and 10 miles from Stonehaven, at both of which places there is a weekly grain market.

George Beattie, ground-officer at Allardyce, will shew the farms; and offers may be given in, and particulars learned, on application to the proprietor at Ury, or to David Ross, Writer in Stonehaven.

Published in the Aberdeenshire Journal, Wednesday 2nd July 1817.