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Glenbuchat Heritage

93 Craighead Belnacraig
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93 Craighead Belnacraig

Craighead

Craighead is the croft at the top of the hill at Belnacraig .

It was a working croft until the 1980’s when it was home to George Hay, his sister Leah and her husband Jock Davidson. George Hay was a prolific poet and an accomplished fiddler. They can be seen in the following photographs.
Stacking Peats
Collecting Peats
Jock Davidson Haymaking
Horse reaper
George Hay Poem

Photos of Farewell party for George Hay July 1982

The following is the Hay family Tree
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Andrew Hay
Marriage 1
Christian Ord
Children
1. Charles Hay
2. John Hay

Charles Hay
Father: Andrew Hay
Mother: Christian Ord
Marriage 1
Elizabeth Anderson
Children
1. John Hay b: 18 Oct 1797 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
2. Charles Hay b: 09 Apr 1790 in Rhynie
3. James Hay b: 30 Aug 1799 in Rhynie

John Hay
Birth: 18 Oct 1797 in Brae of Essie Rhynie 1
Burial: Rhynie Churchyard 1
Occupation: Farmer 1
Death: 16 May 1872 in Brae of Essie Rhynie 1
Father: Charles Hay
Mother: Elizabeth Anderson
Marriage
1 Barbara Smith b: 01 Sep 1813 in Rhynie
Married: 28 Jan 1834 in Rhynie
Children
1. Elizabeth Hay b: 07 Dec 1835 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
2. Barbara Hay b: 03 Dec 1847 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
3. Helen Hay b: 22 Sep 1839 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
4. James Hay b: 08 Oct 1841 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
5. Charles Gordon Hay b: 23 Jun 1844 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
6. Robert Gordon Hay b: 10 Mar 1849 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
7. George Gordon Hay b: 03 Jun 1851 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
8. Peter Hay b: 19 Oct 1853 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
9. Jessie Ann Hay b: 11 Mar 1856 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
10. John Hay b: 04 Jul 1834 in Brae of Essie Rhynie

James Hay
Birth: 08 Oct 1841 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
Death: 16 Aug 1926 in Easter Buchat Glenbuchat
Father: John Hay b: 18 Oct 1797 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
Mother: Barbara Smith b: 01 Sep 1813 in Rhynie
Marriage 1
Sarah Whyte Morrison b: 11 Nov 1843 in Forgue
Married: 20 Dec 1866 in Forgue
Children
1. George Morrison Hay b: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue
2. Helen Hay b: 15 Feb 1870 in Scurdarge Rhynie
3. Sarah Hay b: 28 Oct 1871 in Rhynie
4. Jessie Shearer Hay b: 16 Jul 1874 in Rhynie
5. Charles Gordon Hay b: 05 Apr 1876 in Knowehead Towie
6. William Hay b: 05 May 1878 in Aldahuie Strathdon
7. Margaret Anne Hay b: 28 Apr 1881 in Aldhuie Strathdon
8. Alexander Bremner Hay b: 04 Mar 1883 in Aldhuie Strathdon
9. John Hay b: 11 Jan 1885 in Aldhuie Strathdon
10. Jane Hay b: 26 Apr 1887 in Mains of Glenbuchat

George Morrison Hay
Birth: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard Strathdon
Death: 17 Jun 1927 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Father: James Hay b: 08 Oct 1841 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
Mother: Sarah Whyte Morrison b: 11 Nov 1843 in Forgue
Marriage 1
Mary Ann Cruickshank b: 06 Feb 1878 in Glenbuchat
Children
1. Agnes Hay b: Feb 1907 in Glenbuchat
Agnes Hay 1907 - 1910
Born in Glenbuchat
Died in Craighead Glenbuchat
2. George Bremner Hay b: 05 Apr 1908 in Craighead Glenbuchat
3. Mary Anne (Leah) Hay b: ABT 1909 in Craighead Glenbuchat

Mary Ann Cruickshank
Birth: 06 Feb 1878 in Glenbuchat
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard Strathdon
Death: 20 Aug 1946 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Marriage 1 George Morrison Hay b: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue

Agnes Hay
Birth: Feb 1907 in Glenbuchat
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard Strathdon
Death: 17 May 1910 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Father: George Morrison Hay b: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue
Mother: Mary Ann Cruickshank b: 06 Feb 1878 in Glenbuchat
George Bremner Hay
Birth: 05 Apr 1908 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard Strathdon
Death: 02 Jul 1998 in Portsoy Hospital Banffshire
Father: George Morrison Hay b: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue
Mother: Mary Ann Cruickshank b: 06 Feb 1878 in Glenbuchat

George Bremner Hay
Birth: 05 Apr 1908 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard Strathdon
Death: 02 Jul 1998 in Portsoy Hospital Banffshire
Father: George Morrison Hay b: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue
Mother: Mary Ann Cruickshank b: 06 Feb 1878 in Glenbuchat

Mary Anne (Leah) Hay
Birth: ABT 1909 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard
Occupation: Housewife
Death: 28 Jan 1986 in Portsoy Hospital Portsoy
Father: George Morrison Hay b: 25 Jan 1868 in Forgue
Mother: Mary Ann Cruickshank b: 06 Feb 1878 in Glenbuchat
Marriage 1
John Allan Davidson b: ABT 1907

John Allan Davidson
Birth: ABT 1907 1
Burial: Glenbuchat Churchyard
Occupation: Estate Worker
Death: 08 Jan 1985 in Craighead Glenbuchat
Marriage 1
Mary Anne (Leah) Hay b: ABT 1909 in Craighead Glenbuchat

Jane Hay
Birth: 26 Apr 1887 in Mains of Glenbuchat
Death: in Methil Fife
Father: James Hay b: 08 Oct 1841 in Brae of Essie Rhynie
Mother: Sarah Whyte Morrison b: 11 Nov 1843 in Forgue
Marriage 1
William Duncan





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