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Maud, Aberdeenshire

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Maud, Aberdeenshire

Maud is a small town in the Buchan area of the Scottish county of Aberdeenshire. Population 780 (2006 estimate). Located 13 miles west of Peterhead on the South Ugie Water, Maud rose to prosperity in the nineteenth century as a railway junction of the Formartine and Buchan Railway that ran through Maud to Fraserburgh and Peterhead, but has always been the meeting place of six roads.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ9247
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Other names by which Maud, Aberdeenshire has been known in the past

New Maud

Maud, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Maud (or New Maud), vil. with ry. sta. (Maud Junction), New Deer and Old Deer pars., Aberdeenshire, 13 miles W. of Peterhead and 31¼ miles N. of Aberdeen; P.O., 1 Bank; has monthly cattle markets.

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