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87 Original 1696 Poll Book
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87 Original 1696 Poll Book

Photo of the original 1696 Poll book (courtesy of the Aberdeen University Library) held at the Special Collections Department of the library.

Book open at page on ‘Glenbucket’

The Parish of Glenbucket in the first official 1696 poll contained 14 clachans with a population of 179 consisting of 94 males and 85 females in 85 family groups. However it only lists those of taxable age, so the total population was probably between two and three times the 179 listed - over 400 souls.

See next page for more details about Belnacraig


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History Texts

126 Cattle Rustling in the Glen88 1696 Poll Book Belnacraig91 Wandering in the Highlands 188185 Sketch of 'Old Glenbucket' about 174575 Peatfold70 New Statistical Account of Strathdon 184571 Descendants of the Great Glenbucket69 My First Detachment -The Glenbucket Inn4 St Margarets Chronicle Free afternoon Glenbuchat3 St Margarets Chronicle at Castle Lodge 1940