Culsalmond, Aberdeenshire

Culsalmond had established a parochial poorhouse or almshouse by the early 1870s. It was locally administered rather than operating as a statutory poorhouse under the central Board of Supervision.

The building was located around 1.5 miles to the east of the Kirkton of Culsalmond and consisted of a single-storey blocks, divided into two dwellings.

Culsalmond poorhouse site, 1901.

In 1904, the establishment had accommodation for 2 men, 2 women, and 2 children.

The building is understood no longer to exist.



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  • Aberdeen City Archives, Town House, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ, and Old Aberdeen House, Dunbar Street, Aberdeen AB24 3UJ.

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