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Croich or Croick, Ross and Cromarty

Historical Description

CROICH, or CROICK, formerly a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of KINCARDINE, county of Ross and CROMARTY, 9 miles (W.) from Kincardine, containing 316 inhabitants. This place, the name of which signifies a nook or corner, is situated on the Carron water, and is the head of a remote pastoral district of the civil parish. It was formed into a quoad sacra parish in 1827, and is within the bounds of the presbytery of Tain, synod of Ross: the church was erected in the same year. The stipend of the minister is £120, with a manse, and a glebe of the annual value of £10; the patronage is in the Crown. There is a small school.

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