From early settlers, through Royal connections, the Norman feudal system, the Agricultural Revolution and the industrial advances of the 20th century, Laurencekirk and the AB30 area has had a rich and varied history and heritage.

The Howe o’ the Mearns – Ancient History to Modern Times

Where we’ve come from, to where we’re headed in the future.

Howe History – Aberluthnott/Marykirk

The founding and development of the villages of Marykirk and Luthermuir.

Howe History – Laurencekirk

How Laurencekirk came into being,  how it gained prominence in the area and the people and industries that laid the foundations for the town.

A Walk Around 1940s Laurencekirk High Street

A more recent  history of the Howe’s main town.

Bygone Days Gallery

A variety of vintage photos.

 

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