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Alford oil depot

Former parish and county:
Parish of Alford, County of Aberdeen
Local authority:


  • Listed among “proposed new depots to be be erected” in minutes of Scottish Oil Agency 14th April 1919. See 215765 page 156
  • Lease by Scottish Oils Ltd, dated 1928, of ground for a bulk depot at Alford. See full record 183530 page 99

An application was made by the Scottish Oil Agency depot at Alford for supply of water. Canon Petrie said the water was not for domestic, but trade purposes, and in the present state of the supply it was felt that the application should not be entertained in the meantime.

Aberdeen Press and Journal, 9th October 1928

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