Virtual Museum


A few pictures are displayed here relative to the history of the Marnoch area and the foundation and growth of Aberchirder.
To see a much more extensive collection of images, visit our Picture Gallery within the Library of the Museum.


The Inchline North Lodge, Auchintoul
Inchline: Postcard by Auchinachie  c.1905.
(Contributed by Eddie Bruce, Banff)

North Lodge: Postcard by Geddes, Aberchirder postmarked 1911.
(Contributed by Bill Simpson, Turriff)

Bridge of Marnoch (looking from west side) Bridge of Marnoch (looking from east side)
Bridge of Marnoch: Postcard by McKenzie, Huntly postmarked 1907.
 (Contributed by Bob Peden)


Postcard by Geddes (Gammie photo) postmarked 1906.
 (Contributed by Eddie Bruce, Banff)


Marnoch Lodge Inverkeithny Ferry on the River Deveron
Marnoch Lodge: Postcard by Jas McKenzie, Huntly c.1910.
(Contributed by Moira Miller, Portsoy)
Inverkeithny Ferry: Postcard by Gammie c.1910.
(Contributed by Moira Miller, Portsoy)

The Foundation of Aberchirder

View from top of Main Street North Street
Top of Main St: Photo c.1920s
(Contributed by Pat Smith)


North Street: Typical of the early 20th Century.
(Contributed by Annie Tewnion) 
J F Leslie, Watchmaker & Jeweller 1 The Square
Jeweller's shop at No 64 Main St: Photo taken c.1900 (Contributed by Archie McBain, Banff) - Note low building to left which was replaced by 3 storey building shown on picture to right. No 1 The Square: From photo by J Ritchie, Macduff 1904, before building raised and ornate corner doorway added. (Contributed by Evelyn Chalmers)

The Growth of Aberchirder

View of Aberchirder - 1895

Panorama of Aberchirder from the Netherdale road 1895. (Contributed by Archie McBain, Banff)


The Square

The Square

The Square: Postcard by Gammie postmarked 1904 - again shows No.1 not yet raised.
(Contributed by Bob Peden)

Same view as previous, but shows No 1 The Square raised - Postcard by Cockburn, Aberchirder c.1920.
(Contributed by Bill Simpson, Turriff)


Main St: Postcard by Gammie c.1905
Compare with picture to the right.

(Contributed by Bob Peden)

Main St: Postcard by Gammie c.1910, showing improved buildings either side of Huntly Road.
(Contributed by Bingo Bremner)

Please contact us if you have images you would like to add to our galleries.

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