In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Aboyne like this:
Aboyne and Glentanner, par., S. Aberdeenshire, on river Dee, 25,265 ac., pop. 1427; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. A., or Charleston of A., vil. with ry. sta., in the above par., is 10½ miles E. of Ballater. A. Castle, the seat of the Marquis of Huntly, is near the vil.
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 Aboyne has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Aberdeenshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Aboyne and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aboyne in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th June 2013
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