Saltburn and Westwood History
Attribution: Karen Graham (Centre of Saltburn village)
Saltburn. Alltan an t-Salainn. by Robert B Meikle M.A.(Hons) Dip.Ed.
Ross and Cromarty Heritage Society gratefully record thanks to Robert Meikle for allowing the Society to reproduce his booklet.
On the 25 May 179, Sir John Sinclair, Baronet of Ulbster in Caithness wrote to over nine hundred Parish ministers throughout Scotland asking them to contribute to a Statistical Inquiry by answering as best they could,a series of one hundred and sixty-six Queries respecting each Parish.
The New (or Second) Statistical Account of Scotland built on the previous work carried out by Sir John Sinclair for the First Statistical Accounts by including the knowledge of local doctors and schoolmasters. The Second Statistical Accounts were published between 1834 and 1845.
Rosskeen, County of Ross and Cromarty, Vol. II, 1792
Rosskeen, County of Ross and Cromarty, Vol. XIV, 1845