In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Abdie like this:
Abdie, par., N. Fifeshire, on Firth of Tay, containing part of Newburgh town, 6371 ac., pop. 983.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Abdie has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Fife. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Abdie and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Abdie in Fife | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th August 2014
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