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Place names of Nairnshire

Brodie Cruickshank

Place names of Nairnshire

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Published by printed at the Courier Office in Inverness .
Written in English


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Statementby Brodie Cruickshank.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Place names of Nairnshire by Brodie Cruickshank Download PDF EPUB FB2

These volumes provide information on the place names found in the Nairnshire parishes of Ardclach, Auldearn, Cawdor, Croy and Dalcross, and Nairn published in Place names from the parishes of Moy and Dalarossie, Petty, and Daviot and Dunlichity may also be found in this volume.

‘This book is a must-have for anyone with a serious interest in Scottish place-names. It represents Place names of Nairnshire book magnificent achievement by Dr King, making available for the first time the work of Rev. Charles Robertson, one of the great unsung heroes of Gaelic scholarship in general and Scottish place-name studies in particular.’Author: Jake King.

Nairnshire OS Name Books, These volumes provide information on the place Place names of Nairnshire book found in the Nairnshire parishes of Ardclach, Auldearn, Cawdor, Croy and Dalcross, and Nairn published in Place names from the parishes of Moy and Dalarossie, Petty, and Daviot and Dunlichity may also be found in this volume.

NAIRNSHIRE, a north-eastern county of Scotland, bounded W. and S. by Inverness-shire, E. by Elginshire and N. by the Moray Firth. It has an area ofacres or sq. m., and a coast line of 9 m. and is the fourth smallest county in Scotland.

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Cawdor, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place.

They may well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name of the.

New Book on Scottish Gaelic Place-Names. 05/ Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba are delighted to announce the edition of Scottish Gaelic Place-Names: The Collected Works of Charles M.

Robertson, edited by Dr Jacob King. Rev. Charles M. Robertson () was one of the greatest Scottish Gaelic scholars of the late nineteenth and early Place names of Nairnshire book centuries.

See the Place names of Nairnshire book of places in Scotland for places in other counties. This article is a list of any town, village, hamlet or settlement, in the Highland council area of area encompassed by the Highland council is smaller than that encompassed by the Scottish the Scottish Gaelic equivalents of the place names in this list, see the appropriate section at List of Scottish.

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Croy, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place.

They Place names of Nairnshire book well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name of the.

BrnGRAPHY. - Charles J. Rampini, History of Moray and Nairn (Edinburgh, ); Book of the Thanes of Cawdor (Spalding Club) (Edinburgh, ); Brodie Cruickshank, Place Names of Nairnshire (); G.

Bain, The Clova Cairns and Circles (Nairn, ). A Place names of Nairnshire book of Norfolk Place-Names, based on the Ordnance Survey First Series maps.

[ISBNNorfolk Museums Service, ] Rye, James A Popular Guide to Norfolk Place-Names. [ISBNLarks Press, ] Extracts from the Book. Rye, Walter. Ayrshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir, pronounced [ˈʃirˠəxk iɲiˈɾʲaːɾʲ]) is a historic county and registration county in south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of principal towns include Ayr, Kilmarnock and Irvine and it borders the counties of Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire to the north-east, Dumfriesshire to the south-east, and Country: Scotland.

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Buy Scottish Gaelic Place-names: The Collected Works of Charles M. Robertson by Robertson, Rev Charles M., King, Dr Jacob W., Stiùbhart, Dr Domhnall Uilleam (ISBN: ) from Place names of Nairnshire book Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible Place names of Nairnshire book. NLI = National Library of Ireland, Dublin. QUB = Queen's University, Belfast. Flanagan, Deirdre & Laurence, Irish Place Names, Dublin: Gill, (reprint). Joyce, P[atrick] W[eston] (), The origin and history of Irish names of places, 4th ed., McGlashan & Gill, Dublin, McKay, Patrick, A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, Institute of Irish Studies, Belfast, Main islands of Scotland: Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

An invaluable book is WHF Nicolaisean, Scottish Place-Names: their Study and Significance (Batsford ). A map on page shows the distribution of Gaelic place names containing achadh.

While the oldest names can sometimes pose problems of interpretation, the later (generally Highland) names are mostly transparent. The Parishes of Nairnshire Pre Burial Records 'Before there was no obligation to record deaths in the Old Parish Registers or in the Kirk Session Minutes.

Of the parishes of Nairnshire only Auldearn has a fairly complete record from to and from to History of Nairnshire. George Bain "Telegraph" Office, - Nairnshire (Scotland) - pages. to the place. I soon gained positive intelligence they had disembarked about twelve hundred men, but no cannon.

All else has disappeared, and the only records we have of their history are the names of the saints by whom they were founded. Berwickshire. The suffix “wick” comes from wic, which simply means a dwelling or “Ber” part of the name is up for some debate.

Many sources claim that it comes from the word bere, which meant “barley,” making the name mean “barley farm.”Others claim it stems from the word bear, a chieftain called Beryng, or a castle called Bar. - Roll of honour of Nairnshire Description Containing names and addresses of those in each parish who are serving in the great European War [compiled by T.R.

Ramage]. place names of badenoch. The Ordnance Survey maps, made to the scale of six inches to the mile, contain for Badenoch some fourteen hundred names; but these do not form more than a tithe of the names actually in use or once used when the glens were filled with people, and the •summer shealings received their annual visitants.

The spelling of the surname (family name) was originally Cambel. Then when Robert the Bruce's son King David came to the throne as King of Scots he brought with him a number of Norman knights to whom he gave lands in an attempt to introduce Norman efficiency in administration.

David had been at the English court and admired the Norman system of. (53) The place called Eren in which the toft was situated would have been near this; it was most probably in fact the same as the old village of Invereren. The names Cullerne and Earnhill, near the mouth of Findhorn, meaning 'nook of Eren' and 'hill of Eren,' are further in.

source: Family History Library Catalog the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia. Cromdale (Scottish Gaelic: Crombail) is a village in Strathspey, in the Highland council area of Scotland, and one of the ancient parishes which formed the combined ecclesiastical (later civil) parish of Cromdale Inverallan and Alvie in the County of Moray in d in: Moray, Scotland ( - ).

'The Gurn has received a comment that makes the following interesting and valid observation. 'At a time when it is an explicit Highland Council policy and priority to introduce Gaelic place names (some of which are manifestly contrived and without historical validity - like putting the word Airport (Port Adhair?) on the signs!), it seems positively perverse to dispense with a road name which.

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Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes. The whole subject of Scottish surnames, and their connection with kinship, is surrounded by complications. Professional etymologists have attempted to classify how Scottish names came about. And, whereas the work is largely successful, the many exceptions and the metamorphosis of names make the study of Scottish names an unfinished one.

Place-Names. Clan Fraser of Lovat (Scottish Gaelic: Friseal [ˈkʰl̪ˠãũn̪ˠ ˈfɾʲiʃəl̪ˠ]; French: Clan Fraiser) is a Highland Scottish Clan Fraser of Lovat has been strongly associated with Inverness and the surrounding area since the Clan's founder gained lands there in the 13th century, but Lovat is in fact a junior branch of the Clan Fraser who were based in the Aberdeenshire ct: Inverness-shire.

The following is a list of Scottish clans with and without chiefs. The crest badges used by members of Scottish clans are based upon armorial bearings recorded by the Lord Lyon King of Arms in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in blazon of the heraldic crest is given, and the heraldic motto with its translation into English.

While all the crest badges of the clan names. The book is called Nairn through time by Alan Barron, I haven't purchased it yet, but It was his brother I found on Ancestry that gave me so many names associated with Nairn in the early days.

My Grandfather James Ralph was born at 38 Society Street, Nairn in to George Ralph and Isobella Skinner. British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre If you have any contributions or suggestions etc. to make please join the project and add the information, looking carefully at the structure of the project and adding the information in the most relevant position, using the formatting that is in place.

George Bain, author of the History of Nairnshire and a number of other titles in local history and topography, was born inat Ivy Cottage in Grant Street, Nairn.

His father was a local builder, his mother a member of an old-established farming family, the Mackintoshes of Foynesfield.

Nottinghamshire, England: Classification: Parish Records Parish Registers were instigated by Thomas Cromwell from in the reign of Henry VIII, recording every wedding, baptism and burial.

There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees. The Caulder surname was a habitational name, taken on from any of the various places called Calder, Caldor, or Cawdor; such as Calder in Thurso, which is recorded from the early 13th century, and Calder in of these place names are thought to come from the Old Norse "kalfr," meaning "calf," and "dalr," meaning "valley;" while others likely derive from the Welsh words "caled.

There are, of course, numerous other examples, but I have tried in my book Great British Family Names and Their Histo r y, to present a snapshot of some of the most typical and a few of the families who have played pivotal roles in the creation of the nation that Scotland is today.

What I have written here is a small précis of its contents. County Clare Name Registry In the body use this format: 1. your name 2. your email address 3. surname you are searching 4. Place in County Clare (townland and/or parish) 5.

Emigrated To/Year (country, state or county) 6. your email address where someone can contact you Start Your Family Tree. Parish Registers were instigated by Thomas Cromwell from in the reign of Henry VIII, recording every wedding, baptism and burial.

There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees. Get this from a library. The people of Moray, Banff, and Nairn [David Dobson] -- "Moray lies between the Moray Firth and the Grampian mountains, and is comprised of a fertile coastal plain with river valleys, such as the Spey.

The major families or clans in the district included. Midlothian is the names of two areas in Scotland, UK. A county on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth; A landlocked council area.; The county of Midlothian includes the City of rgh is a council area on its own and so the council area of Midlothian is the area of the county with Edinburgh and some hills in the south cut off.

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