history of Aberdeen and Banff

by Watt, William of Aberdeen.

Publisher: W. Blackwood in Edinburgh

Written in English
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  • Aberdeenshire (Scotland),
  • Banffshire (Scotland)


  • Aberdeenshire (Scotland) -- History,
  • Banffshire (Scotland) -- History

Edition Notes

Statementby William Watt.
SeriesThe county histories of Scotland
LC ClassificationsDA880.A1 W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, [1], 438 p. :
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6915377M
LC Control Number02009726

SHAND FAMILY HISTORY. SHAND — Some notices of the Surname particulary of the County of Aberdeen — by Rev George SHAND, Norwich PART ONE- History of the surname Shand. PART TWO- Amorial Bearings for Shand. PART THREE- Various entries for the surname Shand from c to c(Mostly Aberdeenshire). Illustrations of the Topography and Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff: No. 29, Vol. 3 By Robertson, Joseph, Ed. British writers have scooped awards at the prestigious Banff Mountain Book Competition in Alberta, Canada. Climber and author Nick Bullock will receive the Mountaineering Article award for 'Threshold Shift' published in Alpinist magazine and Aberdeen-based Simon Richardson wins the Guidebook category with Chasing the Ephemeral: 50 Routes for a Successful Scottish Winter (). Banff (/78), and also electoral registers for the counties of Aberdeen (from ), Kincardine (from ) and Banff (from ). Introduction A wealth of documents and records relating to the rich histo-ry and heritage of Aberdeenshire are available to the public at Old Aberdeen House, Dunbar Street, Aberdeen, part of Aberdeen City Archives.

15 Mar - Explore carolynnicolson's board "Local History" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Aberdeen scotland, Aberdeen and Local history pins. Banff. BANFF, a sea-port, burgh, market-town, and parish, in the county of Banff, of which it is the chief town, miles (N. by E.) from Edinburgh, on the road from . Aberdeen & Deeside Lomond Books are the leading Scottish book wholesaler, Publisher and distributor in Scotland for Scottish interest product aimed at the tourism, heritage and gift market. We provide a vast range of Scottish books, maps, calendars, postcards, greetings c. About Aberdeen Historic Hotels. Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different for your trip, it can also be about taking in the culture and history of a region. One of the best ways to experience the culture of an area is to immerse yourself in its past.

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Get this from a library. A history of Aberdeen and Banff. [William Watt, of Aberdeen.]. A HISTORY of ABERDEEN AND BANFF (The County Histories of Scotland), by William Watt. Published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, MDCCCC ().

First Edition. The BOOK is in GOOD MINUS condition, the covers show light shelf wear and the spine is sunned; internally, the front inner hinge is split but holding, there is a touch of foxing here and there, and the inner hinge is Seller Rating: % positive.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. List of books relating to Aberdeen and Banff and List of Map's of Aberdeen and Banff. Records of the County of Banff - Compiled by James Grant and published by the New Spalding Club (pdf) The Annals of Banff By William Cramond (pdf) Brian the Aberdonian Now 87 years of age he provides some reminiscences of earlier years.

History of Aberdeen and Banff Chapter I: The place of Aberdeenshire and Banffshire in history — physical features —earliest history: the Romans — the Taixali and Devana — Severus's expedition: supposed roman camps — Eirde houses, pit dwellings, and crannogs — duns, raths, and cathairs— "druidical circles" and " standing - stones.

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Illustrations Of The Topography And Antiquities Of The Shires Of Aberdeen And Banff, Volume 1 (Latin Edition). Excerpt from A Concise Bibliography of the History, Topography, and Institutions of the Shires of Aberdeen, Banff, and Kincardine This is not a bibliography of every work of local authorship, or of all books printed within the district.

Its scope is limited, as its Author: James Fowler Kellas Johnstone. A history of the molluscous animals of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, to which is appended an account of the cirripedal animals of the same district / Title Variants: Alternative: Molluscous animals of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff By.

MacGillivray, William Type. Ancient sites and symbols, mysterious standing stones, towering granite walls and legendary castles (we have been home to a staggering castles!) mark Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire as a heartland of Scottish history.

Aberdeen is a city with not one but two Old Towns. Old Aberdeen, with its cobbled streets, mature trees and 15th century fortified cathedral is where Aberdeen’s first. The four counties that the Aberdeen-Angus were bred from were Aberdeen, Banff, Kincardine and of course Angus.

These counties all touch the North Sea, extend inland and have some high or mountainous country. These counties have been favoured through the ages with a temperate climate and good crops, although the topography of the country is rough.

Mount Aberdeen is a 3,metre (10,foot) mountain summit located in the Lake Louise area of Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, nearest higher peak is Mount Lefroy, km ( mi) to the southwest.

Haddo Peak is on the same massif with Mount Aberdeen, and the Aberdeen Glacier is between the two on: Alberta, Canada. A history of the molluscous animals of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, to which is appended an account of the cirripedal animals of the same district / By.

MacGillivray, William Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. London:Cunninghan and Mortimer; Aberdeen: sold by L. Smith, The Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society exists to assist and promote the study of genealogy and family history based on the North-East corner of Scotland.

This area covers the old counties of Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire and Morayshire. We also hold records for the whole of Scotland and a considerable amount of. The book of the annual rentaris and wedsettaris within the schiffefdome of Abirdein. Minutes of the committee for loan monies and taxations of the shire of Aberdeen.

Summons against the magistrates of Aberdeen. Process against the Egyptians, at Banff. List of good plundered frm tenants in Cromar. The population of Banff according to the census was 3, The population of Banff according to the census was 3, A pier and breakwater were constructed at Banff harbour by Thomas Telford.

The population of Banff according to the census was 3, Banff Museum, now one of the oldest in Scotland, was founded. A picture of witchcraft from the book Newes From Scotland The largely forgotten gruesome story of how 24 people were executed in an Aberdeenshire witch hunt in the 16th Century is being brought to light by a University of Aberdeen professor.

Buchan / ˈ b ʌ x ən / is one of the six committee areas and administrative areas of Aberdeenshire Council, areas were created by the council inwhen the Aberdeenshire council area was created under the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act The council area was formed by merging three districts of the Grampian Region, Banff and Buchan, Gordon and Kincardine and Deeside.

The part from the Aberdeen Esplanade to Banff is 75 miles. You can check out this route on Google Maps. Start at Aberdeen Esplanade. The Aberdeen Esplanade starts just north of the Harbour Area and is usually a busy place with folk coming here for a stroll along the shore.

The first recorded Sheriff of Banff was Richard de Strathewan inand in Royal Burgh status was conferred by King Robert II. By the 15th century Banff was one of three principal towns exporting salmon to the continent of Europe, along with Aberdeen and Montrose.

Handlist of bibliography of the shires of Aberdeen, Banff and Kincardine Alexander W Robertson Published Aberdeen, ; A concise bibliography of the history, topography and institutions of the shires of Aberdeen, Banff and Kincardine James F K Johnstone Published Aberdeen, (Aberdeen University Press).

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Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen. This is a history of particular use to those seeking to understand the development of this more urban and trade-oriented region and of the growth of such important cities as Aberdeen.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. Banff is a small fishing port in Aberdeenshire in northeast Scotland.

It stands on the west bank of the mouth of the River Deveron, with the village of Macduff on the east bank. The main reason to visit is the scenic coastline, dotted with little coves and harbours, and for Duff House which is nowadays a branch of the National Galleries of Scotland.

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15th August - On this day Aberdeen Football Club played its first match, holding Stenhousemuir to a drawst April - Luftwaffe bombers dropped bombs on Aberdeen, killing ninety-seven civilians and twenty-seven soldiers. 15th August - On this day Henry John Burnett was hanged at Craiginches Prison, Aberdeen - the last execution to take place in ence The original publication includes a Gazetteer of Scotland - this has not been reproduced on the CD.

The sections within the directory on the CD are: Aberdeen Municipal, Clerical & Medical Directory; Trades Directories for Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardinshire, Morayshire, Nairnshire; County. The Poll Book for Aberdeenshire survives, and was transcribed and published in This document provides a unique source of names and families living at the end of the 17th century.

The Aberdeen & NE Scotland FHS has published several parish booklets containing the relevant extracts from this work, along with a surname index. The History of the Aberdeen Volunteers by Donald Sinclair,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Donald Sinclair.No.

9, - Collections for a history of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff; Description: Preface signed: Joseph Robertson. Printed for the Spalding Club. Contents: Praefecturarum aberdonensis et banfiensis in Scotia ultramontana nova descriptio, autore Roberto Gordonio.

(MDCLI-MDCLX.)--Description of Aberdeenshire, by Sir Samuel Forbes of Foveran.