Aquithie

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Aquithie
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Aquithie is located in Aberdeen
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Aquithie shown within Aberdeenshire
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57°14′50″N 2°25′23″W / 57.247303°N 2.423044°W / 57.247303; -2.423044Coordinates: 57°14′50″N 2°25′23″W / 57.247303°N 2.423044°W / 57.247303; -2.423044

Aquithie is a hamlet in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, belonging to the parish of Kemnay. It is best known for its Aquithie Boarding & Quarantine Kennels.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The hamlet was spelt Auchythe in 1481 and Auchinquhothie in 1646.[2] Aquithie is pronounced " A-why-thie." [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Kennel Club (May 1991). Pure-bred dogs, American Kennel gazette. American Kennel Club. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Saint Andrew Society (Glasgow, Strathclyde) (1971). The Scots magazine. D.C. Thomson. p. 584. Retrieved 8 October 2011.