Wednesday, September 20, 2017

History of Arbirlot Church

October 26, 2015 by  
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The first church at Arbirlot is said to have been destroyed by Danish invaders around 1000 AD. The replacement was gifted by King William to the newly founded Abbey at Arbroath in 1178 and little is recorded about it until the Reformation. Most of the parish was the property of the Maules of Panmure estate from the 13th […]

History of Carmyllie Church

November 1, 2010 by  
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History of Carmyllie Parish Carmyllie has had a church or chapel on the site since about 1500 and the present church was built in 1609 when Carmyllie became a distinct parish. The Church was altered in 1780 and extended in 1874, and there remain elements which are thought to originate from the 16th century. We […]