For a small village Auchterhouse has more than its share of history. Here, we have tried to put together what we have managed to find out. If anyone can add anything, please contact us. Click to email
We are indebted to former Chair of the Auchterhouse Community Council, Linda Caston, who did so much to research the history of the Parish of Auchterhouse and who produced most of the material for the history pages which follow.
The Archaeological Remains of Auchterhouse Parish.
Auchterhouse was once on a notorious smuggling route.
Ogilvie & Ramsay Historical Research
Research by Edward Simpson
Dronley Moor & Wood
Reminiscences of Roderick Stewart and family from DronleyHouse
Several books have been written about the Parish of Auchterhouse.
The Church Yard is a rich source of history.
Auchterhouse school has a long history
The first known date of a church in Auchterhouse is 1238.
One time TB hospital.
Dundee - Newtyle Railway:
Scotland's first passenger railway
The geography of the area means that the topic of the weather is always close to the hearts of Auchterhouse residents.
In keeping with the nature of the area, the village War Memorial takes the form of a horse trough.
A rich source of Auchterhouse history.
A collection of old and modern photographs, including some early postcards