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Ref No BrMS 13
Title Records of St Laurence's Church, Laurencekirk
Date 1752-1790
Description Account of moneys collected for the poor 1754-1786; managers' minutes 1753-1755; seat rent collections c.1752-1755; receipts and accounts 1753-1790.
Level Fonds
Extent 1 volume
Access Status Open
Access Conditions Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.
Language English
Creator Name St Laurence's Church, Laurencekirk
Admin History The Episcopalians were driven from the parish church of Laurencekirk in 1693, after which they built a new meeting house at Redmyre. This was burned down in 1746 and from 1752 services were held at Mill of Haulkerton until a new meeting house was constructed at East Redmyre in 1760. A new chapel, dedicated to St. Laurence, was built in Laurencekirk in 1791, and absorbed the congregations of Redmyre and Luthermuir. The present church was opened in 1873. Laurenckirk now serves the congregations of Drumtochty and Fasque (since 1954) and Drumlithie (since 1985).

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