PROVOST'S CHAIN OF OFFICE
Picture Courtesy of
Aberdeenshire Council

This was the Chain of Office worn by Provosts of Aberchirder for a time prior to the Burgh Council's demise in 1975.

Provosts of the Burgh

William Auchinachie (Chief Magistrate 1890 - 1893)  1893 - 1907
Douglas Leask (Interim Provost) Aug - Nov 1907
Dr Alfred Whitton  1907 - 1919
Joseph McKenzie  1919 - 1921
Charles Geddes  1921 - 1926
James Morrison  1926 - 1929
David Young  1929 - 1932
William Auchinachie Jnr 1932 - 1947
J. Gregor  1947 - 1949
Auckland Smith  1949 - 1962
John Taylor  1962 - 1965
Hans Hardie  1965 - 1969
James Shand  1969 - 1972
Robert Brenner  1972 - 1975

Copyright 2002 ADCA Aberchirder, North East Scotland.

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