In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Stuartfield like this:
Stewartfield, a village in Old Deer parish, Aberdeenshire, 2 ½ miles SW of Mintlaw, and 11 ½ WSW of Peter. head. Founded in the latter part of last century, and for some time called Crichie, it now has a post office under Mintlaw, a Free church (1843), a U.P. church (1822; 440 sittings), a Congregational chapel (1801; 300 sittings), and a girls' public school. Pop. (1841) 614, (1861) 751, (1871) 647, (1881) 675.Ord. Sur., sh. 87, 1876.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stuartfield in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
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