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Place-names of Ross and Cromarty

William John Watson

Place-names of Ross and Cromarty

by William John Watson

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Published by The Northern counties printing and publishing company, limited (etc., etc.) in Inverness .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Scotland -- Ross and Cromarty

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. J.Watson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxxxvi p., 1 l., 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18514592M

    Evanton (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Eòghainn or Scottish Gaelic: Am Baile Ùr) is a small village in Easter Ross, in the Highland Council Area of Scotland. It lies between the River Sgitheach and the Allt Graad, is 24 kilometres (15 mi) north of Inverness, some km ( mi) south-west of Alness, and 10 km ( mi) northeast of l area: Highland. Ross and Cromarty (Ros agus Cromba in Gaelic) is a variously defined area in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. There is a registration county and a lieutenancy area in current use, the latter of which is 8, square kilometres in extent. Historically there has been a constituency of the Parliament of the United Kingdom ( to ), a local government county ( to ), a district Also located in: Highland Region, Scotland ( - ).

    History. Cromarty is a sea port on the southern shore of the mouth of Cromarty Firth, 5 miles (8 km) seaward from Invergordon on the opposite coast. Until , it was the county town of the former county of Cromartyshire.. The name Cromarty variously derives from the Gaelic crom (crooked), and from bati (bay), or from àrd (height), meaning either the "crooked bay", or the "bend between the Council area: Highland. Near Tain, also, is the "Ross Castle" of Balnagowan, which was owned at the time of the author's visit in by an Arab businessman who forbids visitors. It is frequently presumed that Ross-shire (now the county of Ross and Cromarty) took its name from the abundance of Rosses who lived there; but, in fact, the reverse is true.

      Mills of Easter Ross Peninsula. Douglas Gordon. Place Names of Ross and Cromarty. Professor W. J. Watson. Scotland’s Brick Manufacturing Industry. Mark Cranston. (). Tarbat: Easter Ross. Alexander Fraser/Finlay Munro. The Ross-Cromarty Book of the Northern Times Ltd. Buy Place-Names of Ross and Cromarty: by Watson, William J. (William John) (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).


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14, Views. 1 Favorite. 1 Review. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file. ABBYY GZ download. download 1 file. DAISY download. For print-disabled users. download 1 file. EPUB Pages:   This early work on Ross and Cromarty is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains a wealth of information on the history of the area and the meanings of the place names in it.

This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone Brand: Read Books Ltd. rows  The Ross and Cromarty mainland volumes (OS1/28) provide information on the place. Place-names of Ross and Cromarty.

[William J Watson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Visit the Rare book Cataloguing Project page to find out about the current project to record all our rare books. The is a marvelous localized version of his Celtic Place names ant local historian should read it It was written before the historians began playing with history and changing it.

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Place Names of Ross and Cromarty page 63 onwards: KilmorKilmure MadathKilmure Meddett G. Cill-Mhoir, Mary's Church. Milntown 'Myltoun of Methat with its two mills' ; G. Baile-mhuilin or Baile-mhuilin Anndra, from Andrew Munro, who built Milntown Castle. Baluachrach - This name is given in Watson's "Place names of Ross and Cromarty".

Known only by older generation. Not shown on edition of O.S. maps. On an map (RH) Balluchrach applied to an area N.W. of public road from the watercourse east of School Croft to the Findon Burn.

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Author. To find the microfilm numbers, search in the library catalog for the 'Place-names' of Ross & Cromarty and the subject of 'Probate records.' Then click on the link to the records of the Commissariat of Ross.

The library also has some post probate records for Ross & Cromarty. Buy Place-Names of Ross and Cromarty by Watson, William John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).

The place-names of Ross and Cromarty by Ian A. Fraser, IN: The Ross and Cromarty book edited by Donald Omand (Golspie: Northern Times, ), Names and places in Easter Ross by Rev.

William Taylor, IN: Scottish Geographical Magazine, v. 2, no. 1(), Then click on the link to the records of the Commissariat of Ross. The library also has some post probate records for Ross and Cromarty. Look in the library catalog for the 'Place-names' of Ross and Cromarty and the subjects of 'Probate Records' and 'Probate Records - Indexes.' Read more about Scotland Probate Records.

KILTEARN, a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 5¾ miles (N. by N.) from Dingwall; containing the villages of Drummond and Evanton. This place derives its name from two Gaelic words, Kiell Tighearn, signifying "the buryingplace of the laird," though the particular circumstance which gave rise to the appellation is unknown.

The Village the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia. Urray (Scottish Gaelic: Urrath) is a scattered village, consisting of Easter, Old and Wester Urray and is located in the Ross-shire portion of the former county of Ross and Cromarty, now part of the Scottish council area of Highland.

The village of Urray is located 2 miles northwest of Muir of Ord and miles east of d in: Ross and Cromarty, Scotland (- ). The Ross-Cromarty Book of the Northern Times Ltd suggests that the name Arboll derives from the Old Norse ‘bolstadr’ meaning a homestead with the first element of the name, also Norse, meaning Ark or.

Hi Alastairgm I've got a book called "Place names of Ross and Cromarty" by WJ Watson (first published in ). In the entries for Urquhart parish there is a place called Teanagairn (Gaelic for "House of the cairn" after a ruin of a cairn found in the wood about a mile west of Culbokie.).

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Resolis, 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.

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Black Isle, 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 source I use most often (because it covers all of Ross and Cromarty in considerable detail) is Professor Watson's 'Place Names of Ross and Cromarty'.

Professor William J. Watson,was a toponymist, that is one who makes a study of place names.♥ Book Title: Ross and Kin ♣ Name Author: Granville James Ross ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: WISC ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: X1pPAAAAMAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "John Wesley Ross, Sr.

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