Source:Aberdeen Journal,March 24 1847,Page 4.
At Little Ardo, in the parish of Methlic on the 17th March current, James Imlay, Esq. advanced in years. His death will be a severe loss to the poor in the district where he resided. Perhaps no man in his sphere of society bestowed more consideration and substantial aid in supporting and education the children of poor and deserving families, and promoting the advancement of young people in industrial habits and occupations.