Ellon  Aberdeenshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ellon like this:

Ellon, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Aberdeenshire -- par., 22,259 ac., pop. 3698; vil., on river Ythan, 19½ miles NE. of Aberdeen, pop. 964; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks; is the capital of the Buchan district, and has important markets; the Ythan, here spanned by a three-arch bridge, is navigable for coal-lighters to within a mile of the vil.; in vicinity is Ellon House, and the ruins of Ellon Castle. Ellon is a summer resort.

Ellon through time

Ellon is now part of Aberdeenshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Aberdeenshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ellon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ellon in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th July 2024

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