Monday, November 2, 2015

William Crighton abt 1770 - ?

James Crichton b April 2, 1792, to William Crichton and Christen Peddie, was from Horsemiln Farm, Dunbarney, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. It is a little community 10 miles south of Perth. 

His father is probably William Crichton. "1792, William Crighton in Horsemiln had a son baptized 2 Apr named James."  (Dunbarney Parish Register, FHL1040065, item 1).

Dunbarny, a parish of SE Perthshire, containing the post-office village of Bridge of Earn, with a station on the North British, 3¾ miles SSE of Perth, and also, 1 mile S by W, the village of Kintillo. It is bounded NW by the Craigend section of Forteviot, N by Perth, NE by Rhynd, E by Abernethy, SE by Dron, and W by the Glenearnhill section of Dron and by Forgandenny. Its greatest length, from NNE to SSW, is 4] miles; its greatest breadth, from E to W, is 4 miles; and its area is 41361/3 acres, of which 76½ are water. ...

Dunbarney is 10 miles south of Perth