Milntown

   MILNTOWN, a village, in the parish of Kilmuir Easter, county of Ross and Cromarty, 9 miles (S.) from Tain; containing 200 inhabitants. This village, which is situated on the high road from Tain to Inverness, and near the northern shore of Cromarty Frith, consists of some neatly-built houses and numerous cottages to which are attached small portions of ground. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the various handicraft trades requisite for the supply of the immediate vicinity, and there are several shops for the sale of different kinds of goods. A post-office, which has a daily delivery, has been established at Parkhill, in the village; and fairs for sheep, cattle, and agricultural produce, are held on the first Tuesday in January, the third Tuesdays in March and May, and the last Tuesday in October.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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