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A glimpse into life in the Cabrach 200 years ago

Hillhead Croft in the Upper Cabrach

NS Millhead

Thanks to Marina Alexander for her research which has unearthed this fascinating glimpse into life in the Cabrach as it was back in the 1800’s.

I love the description of the ‘reeking houses at Aldunie’ and by the way, ‘reekin’ means ‘smoky’ not ‘smelly’!

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