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Glenbuchat Heritage

86 Auchavaich
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86 Auchavaich

Auchavaich

See Ruins of Auchavaich today

Auchavaich : Ack' a' bhathaich, " Byre field." Field of the cow-house. ...

On a rise just above the croft of Smiddyford is the ruin of the farm Auchavaich. If you look at the map above of the 1850ā€™s you can see the outline of structures still visible today.
At the top of the site is a building possibly the farm cottage. To the side of it is a pond which supplies water via a covert duct to a building lowered down possibly a type of mill. In the middle is an enclosure with an ā€˜Lā€™ shaped building at the foot possibly the barn. In front of this building appears to be a garden. To the right of the pond and not marked on the map is the outline of a possibly older building.

From The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) Survey of Glenbucat

The remains of this building are situated in improved pasture and measure 12.6m from NW to SE by 5m transversely over grass-grown stone wall-footings 0.9m in thickness and up to 0.4m in height. There is an entrance in the SW side, and a small enclosure adjacent to the NW end.
The building is depicted as unroofed on the first edition of the OS 6-inch map (Aberdeenshire, sheet l, 1869).
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, ATW), 14 May 1997.

Nothing is visible of this building, which stood in what is now rough pasture about 560m NNW of Beltimb farmsteading (NJ31NE 4.00). The building is depicted unroofed on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Aberdeenshire, 1869, sheet L), but it appears to have been removed before the end of the 19th century and is not shown on the 2nd edition of the map (1903, sheet L).
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS), 21 October 1997.

A single unroofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Aberdeenshire 1869, sheet l), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1975).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 31 March 1999

Occupants of Auchavaich

1851 census
Jannet Gauld Head W 48 Occupier of 20 acres employing 2 lab
William do Nephew 7
Isobel Forbes Serv U 22 Household Serv Aberdeenshire, Glenbucket
Alexr Alnoch Serv U 21 Farm Serv
Alexr Brodie 12


From wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

John Gauld
Birth: ABT 1711 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Burial: AFT FEB 1802 Glenbuchat Churchyard, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: FEB 1802 in Netherton, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 1 Elizabeth Grassick b: BEF 1734 in prob Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Married: 31 JAN 1754 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Children of John Gauld
1. Jean Gauld b: 09 APR 1753 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 09 APR 1753 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2. Janet Gauld b: 23 AUG 1755 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 23 AUG 1755 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3. William Gauld 1 b: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4. John Gauld b: 28 AUG 1760 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 28 AUG 1760 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


William Gauld 1 (Son of John Gauld)
Birth: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Burial: AFT APR 1847 Glenbuchat Churchyard, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Census: 1841 Crofts, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Christening: 30 MAY 1758 Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Death: APR 1847 in Crofts, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1

Father: John Gauld b: ABT 1711 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Elizabeth Grassick b: BEF 1734 in prob Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 1
Helen Michie b: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Married: ABT 1798 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4

Children of William Gauld 1
1. Jonathan Gauld b: 01 JUL 1799 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 01 JUL 1799 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2. John Gauld b: 17 MAR 1801 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 17 MAR 1801 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3. Janet Gauld b: 24 MAR 1803 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 24 MAR 1803 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4. Helen Gauld b: 25 MAY 1805 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 25 MAY 1805 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
5. William Gauld 2 b: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
6. George Gauld b: 25 MAR 1809 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 25 MAR 1809 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
7. Alexander Gauld b: 17 AUG 1812 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 17 AUG 1812 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
8. James Gauld b: 30 MAY 1814 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1814 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
9. Robert Gauld b: 30 MAY 1819 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1819 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

John Gauld (Son of William Gauld1)
Birth: 17 MAR 1801 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Census: 1841 Upperton, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Christening: 17 MAR 1801 Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Death: 21 DEC 1871 in Uppertown, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Census: 1851 Uppertown, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Census: 1861 Uppertown, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 5
Census: 1871 Upperton, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6
Father: William Gauld b: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Helen Michie b: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
Event: Meeting ABT 1839 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 7
Children of John Gauld
1. Alexander Gauld b: ABT 1840 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 2 Spouse Unknown
Event: Meeting ABT 1844 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 7
Children
1. William Gauld 4 b: ABT 1845 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 3 Jean Beattie b: 21 OCT 1832 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 21 OCT 1832 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Event: Meeting ABT 1861 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 7
Children
1. Robert Gauld Anderson b: 29 JUL 1862 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Janet Gauld (Daughter of William Gauld1)
Birth: 24 MAR 1803 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Burial: AFT 10 FEB 1856 Glenbuchat Churchyard, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Census: 1841 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Christening: 24 MAR 1803 Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Death: 10 FEB 1856 in Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Census: 1851 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 5
Father: William Gauld b: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Helen Michie b: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Marriage 1 William Forbes b: 21 AUG 1799 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 21 AUG 1799 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Married: 09 NOV 1823 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
http://sites.google.com/site/strathdonvitals/deaths/deaths_1856
Forbes, Janet nee Gauld Farmer's (widow)
1856 February 10th 4h 40m AM Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire F: 52 years
parents: William Gauld, farmer (deceased) and Hellen Gauld ms Michie (deceased)
No medical attendant. 1 year
buried: Churchyard, Glenbucket. Certified James Kellas, gravedigger
informant: George Gauld, brother (present), Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire
1856 February 14th at Glenbucket. William Reid, registrar


Helen Gauld (Daughter of William Gauld1)
Birth: 25 MAY 1805 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Death: 25 APR 1893 in Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Census: 1841 Crofts, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Census: 1851 Beltamore, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Census: 1861 Beltimore, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 5
Census: 1871 Baltimore, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6
Census: 1881 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 7
Christening: 25 MAY 1805 Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Father: William Gauld b: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Helen Michie b: 7 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 7 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 1 Archibald Reid b: 29 NOV 1801 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 29 NOV 1801 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

George Gauld (Son of William Gauld1)
Birth: 12 FEB 1871 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Census: APR 1871 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Death: AFT 1891 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Census: 1881 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Census: 1891 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Father: William Gauld b: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Margaret Ann Fraser b: ABT 1836 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland

William Gauld 2 (Son of William Gauld1)
Birth: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Census: 1851 Crofts, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Christening: 15 JAN 1807 Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Residence: 16 JUL 1857 Achavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Death: AFT 1891 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Census: 1861 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 5
Census: 1871 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6
Census: 1881 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 7
Census: 1891 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Father: William Gauld b: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 30 MAY 1758 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Helen Michie b: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 07 MAY 1777 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage 1 Margaret Ann Fraser b: ABT 1836 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland
Married: 16 JUL 1857 in Meal Market Street, St Nicholas, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Children
1. William Gauld 3 b: 21 NOV 1858 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2. Helen Michie Gauld b: 29 JUN 1861 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3. Archibald Reid Gauld b: 02 JAN 1863 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4. Margaret Ann Gauld b: 10 MAR 1865 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
5. Isobel Gauld b: 29 MAR 1867 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
6. Jonathan Gauld b: 15 DEC 1868 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
7. George Gauld b: 12 FEB 1871 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
8. James Henderson Gauld b: 28 FEB 1873 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
9. Mary Gauld b: ABT 1875 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotla nd

William Gauld 3 (Son of William Gauld 2)
Birth: 21 NOV 1858 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Census: 1861 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Event: Informant 29 JUL 1878 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 3
Death: AFT 1891 in prob Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
Census: 1871 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 5
Census: 1881 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6
Census: 1891 Auchavaich, Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Father: William Gauld b: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland c: 15 JAN 1807 in Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Mother: Margaret Ann Fraser b: ABT 1836 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland





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George Gauld(son of William Gauld 1) b. 12 Feb 1871, emigrated to British Columbia Canada in the early 1890's. George died in Williams Lake British Columbia on 15 Jan 1951. His brother Archibald Reid Gauld and sister Isobel Gauld emigrated about the same time. Archibald traveled north in 1898 and was part of the famous Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territory of Canada. He died 28 Oct 1943 in Vancouver BC. Their sister Isobel married and raised 10 children in the BC interior and died there in 1949. Their brother, William Gauld (1858-1933) was my great grandfather.
Added by Christine Gauld Chambers, Ontario Canada on 07 November 2011
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