Place:Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Alt namesBairniesource: Family History Library Catalog
Tillydesksource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates57.365°N 2.073°W
Located inAberdeenshire, Scotland
Also located inPresbytery of Ellon, Synod of Aberdeen, Scotland    
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Ellon is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, approximately north of Aberdeen, lying on the River Ythan which has one of the few undeveloped river estuaries on the Eastern coast of Scotland. It is in the ancient region of Formartine. Its name is believed to derive from the Gaelic term Eilean, signifying an island, on account of the presence of an island in the River Ythan, which historically offered a convenient fording point.

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