is simply a sketch, but it will, I trust, be found
sufficiently careful to form a contribution to the
better knowledge of the Parish. The story is a quiet
one, but it has all the interest of common life,
and' some points of contact, at least, with the wide
world of thought and struggle. Both good men and
great have trodden our fields.
notes have been gathered from many books. Most of
these are named in the text, in justice to their
authors, and to facilitate the search of other
labourers. The tale is not, by any means, entirely
bright. But I hope that these gleanings from musty
records and books ancient and modern may lead the
men of today to cherish more reverently the memory
of their fathers. To those who courteously permitted
me to examine records in their keeping I owe special
Chapter I. Longforgan.
Chapter II. Historic
Ecclesiastical Traditions and History.
Chapter IV. Early
Notices of the Land.
Chapter V. At the Hundhil of Langforgrund in 1385.
Chapter VI. Castle Huntly.
Chapter VII. A Longforgan Laird in the Seventeenth Century.
Chapter VIII. The
Pre-reformation Church, etc.
Chapter IX. A List of
Ministers in Longforgan, with biographical notes and
glimpses of parish life.
Chapter X. Three
Chapter XI. Appendix.