This County is situate betwixt 56° 52' and 57° 42'
north latitude, and betwixt 1° 49' and 3° 48' west longitude from
Greenwich. On the north and east, it is bounded by the German Ocean; on
the west, by the counties of Inverness, Moray, and Banff; and on the
south, by those of Kincardine, Perth, and Forfar. It is computed to
contain about 1980 square miles, or 1,270,700 acres, of which about
one-third is under cultivation. It is divided into the five districts of
Marr, Formartin, Buchan, Garioch, and Strathbogie. The principal rivers
are the Dee, the Don, the Doveran, the Ythan, Ugie, and Bogie.
The valued rent of the county is L.235,665, 8s. 11d.,
and the annual value of real property, as assessed in 1815, L.325,218
Sterling. Population in 1841,192,283; inhabited houses, 32,193;
families, 42,422. Parliamentary constituency in 1842, 3542.
Table showing the number of persons committed for
trial, or bailed for different offences, in the county of Aberdeen,
during the year 1841:—
Offences against the person, 26
property, committed with violence, 8
without violence, 52
the currency, 4
Other offences, 2