History of Pluscarden Church 2019-02-11T11:10:49+00:00

A BRIEF HISTORY OF
PLUSCARDEN CHURCH

1898 -1998

Researched and written by Margaret Hahn
Additional research by Joan Russell

The Reformation in 1560 must have created a great change in the life of the people living in the Pluscarden glen, and as Young inĀ his ‘Annals of Elgin’ remarks, “certainly not for the better of the inhabitants who had lived in the shadow of the great Priory for 350 years”. The monks were expelled, depriving the people of those who had cared for them both materially and spiritually, and the building was left to decay.

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