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This page has a few links to selected pages on this website, and to others elsewhere, of varied interest - the LinkButtons on most pages will guide you to different sections of this site.  The best way to find entries for a particular item (and there can be many!) is to use a site engine like  Have fun and 'rummage about'!

We DO hope you find something of interest!

This website is subject to constant review and the addition of new pages. If YOU feel that you have something to add please send an email - anything that might add interest for the readers of this site, which is substantially Monikie based, or connected with one or more of the subjects mentioned, will be considered by the webmaster.  All copy, photographs, etc. must be free of any copyright restriction.  All comments about this site are welcome.

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  • "A building with local and national historical interest" best describes Affleck Castle, Monikie, Angus.  There are linked pages - the first  "An Ancient Scottish Keep". The article is also available on this site, in French.  
    The second item about Affleck Castle is a reprint of a 1969 government information leaflet, and describes the castle in great detail, and contains floor-plans.
            Please note that the castle is not open to the public - ask the Scottish Government why not!
    Historic Scotland have been repeatedly asked to reply to a letter from the Webmaster but do not!

  • Hynd Castle is a poor ruin which can no longer be seen except up close, with permission of the farmer, and an adventurous sojourn, but you can read about it, some contributions from website visitors, and view some photographs and site map.

  • The page about Monikie Country Park relates some of the history of the park and the facilities it has to offer.  There are several other pages on the 'Net which have information regarding the park and the activities available there, but do check the dates!

  • "Beautiful Monikie" a poem in the very special style of poet, William Topaz McGonagall of Edinburgh and Dundee, (in)famous for his lines 
    "The Tay, The Tay, the Silvery Tay; 
    It flows up to Newburgh and back twice a day".

  • You may wish to read a few copies of "Two in One" the magazine of Monikie and Newbigging Church, No recent copies are produced nor posted.

  • You can read much about the Panmure Estate; its history and its buildings - start HERE.

  • MURDER!! in Monikie - read about it.

  • If you already are able to speak in a 'guid Scots tongue', or you would wish to, then you really must visit this page - but make sure your speakers are at full volume to appreciate "A Scots Wedding Service".

  • The Monikie and Newbigging Ladies Group meets every month from September to April  - you are invited to come along -syllabus available online.

  • The Fiddlers in Panmure Road, Monikie, has been demolished for several years.

  • The shops in Monikie an Newbigging are places where you can buy lots of goods and other things. Newbigging business also provides a comprehensive Post Office Services too, so why not send a postcard back home!

  • So now you need to to know how to get to Monikie from the maps and photographs.

  • Are you tired of nuisance door salespersons? Print these NO COLD CALLERS signs for your premises. Affix inside door or window glass if not using weatherproof materials). 

  • Have a read of the short poems, Dear Ancestor and The Census Taker.

  • If you live in the Tay Valley area and you are using a Family History program on a computer to record your data you may be interested in a few pages regarding the proposed export of GEDCOM files to a large local database. It hasn't been created (yet?) but your thoughts on the subject are invited. Click here to have a look - it might give you an idea for your own area.  Your views and experiences are keenly invited.

  • As one of the webmaster's interests is Family History, might I suggest that you have a look at several pages on this site and to the Tay Valley Family History Society website, and even become a member.

Some other information or sites which you may like to visit are listed below, but . .  

. . first, you may wish to plan your route by public transport, throughout Scotland. We are pleased to offer readers this facility linked to the Traveline Website.




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This page was updated - 18 December, 2015