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Collieston, Aberdeenshire

Historical Description

COLLIESTON, a village, in the parish of SLAINS, district of ELLON, county of ABERDEEN, 6 miles (E. by S.) from Ellon; containing 357 inhabitants. This is a maritime village, situated on the eastern coast, and inhabited chiefly by fishermen, who obtain a comfortable livelihood by taking various kinds of white-fish, but especially haddock and cod, which are cured and sent in large quantities to Leith, Glasgow, and London.-See SLAINS.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis


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