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Maryburgh, a village on the mutual border of Fodderty and Dingwall parishes, Ross-shire, on the left bank of the river Conon, where it opens into the Cromarty Firth, 1¾ mile S by W of Dingwall town, and 1¼ N of Conon station. It is a modern place, inhabited chiefly by crofters and mechanics; and has a post office under Dingwall, a Free church, and a public school. Pop. (1841) 403, (1861) 503, (1881) 420, of whom 7 were in Dingwall parish.—Ord. Sur., sh. 83, 1881.

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