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3 edition of place-names of Canisbay, Caithness found in the catalog.

place-names of Canisbay, Caithness

with map

by John Mowat

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Published by Viking Society for Northern Research in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Scotland -- Canisbay.,
  • Canisbay (Scotland)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Mowat.
    ContributionsViking Society for Northern Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23325721M

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    History [edit | edit source]. WICK, a royal burgh, the county town, and a parish, in the county of Caithness; containing Pulteney-Town adjoining and the villages of Sarclet, Staxigoe, Reiss, and Ackergill, 16 miles (S. by E.) from Canisbay, 20½ (S. E. by E.) from Thurso, and (N.) from place, of which the name, in the Celtic language, signifies a village or small town on an. CAITHNESS CENSUS – MEMBERS’ PRICES. Census for Canisbay Parish costs £ Census for Dunnet Parish costs £ Census for Halkirk Parish costs £ Census for Wick, Book 1 costs £ Census for Wick, Book 2 costs £ Please contact Anna Rogalski – [email protected] to ascertain the correct postage for the items you wish to order.


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Place-names of Canisbay, Caithness by John Mowat Download PDF EPUB FB2

Place-Xames of Canisbay,Caithness. 5 *R6fa, an animal's tail applied to a reef. O.N. *Langa-r6fa,long reef. Johnston, in Place-Names of Scotland, favours “Canon’s bi “2 the clergymans place.

The oldest part of the village lay around the present pre-Reformation church built on the site of an even earlier church dedicated to Saint Drostan.

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National Emergency Library. Top The place-names of Canisbay, Caithness: with map Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : 16 rows  Caithness OS Name Books, These volumes provide information on the.

Hew Morrison Collection > Place-names of Canisbay, Caithness (32) ‹‹‹ prev (31) (33) next ››› Download files Complete book: Colour composite text file (pdf, kb) Includes books in Gaelic and other Celtic languages, works about the Gaels, their languages, literature, culture and history.

Northern Scotland is an established scholarly journal that has been in existence since Initially produced by the University of Aberdeen, and latterly by the UHI Centre for History and Aberdeen University, it has now been relaunched as a fully peer-reviewed publication whose editorial board, contributors, reviewers and referees are drawn from a wide range of experts across the : Doreen J.

Waugh. The Place-Names of Canisbay, Caithness with Map by Mowat, John, B Book condition: Very Good + Book Description. The elements setr and bolstathr are relatively c o m m o n in early Scandinavian place-names throughout Caithness but Canisbay Parish boasts t w o place-names recorded from a very early period, by Caithness standards, containing Caithness book gen eric beer, an Old West Scandinavian form which, in Norway, seems t o have been generally used of an isolated farmhouse and perhaps also originally of cultivated.

Looking for books by Canisbay Canisbay. See all books authored by Canisbay Canisbay, including Parish Registers of Canisbay (Caithness) 67, and Parish Registers of Canisbay (Caithness) 67, and more on These names were used for units associated with Canisbay.

Click on the links for details of the units and their names: NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Canisbay, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place. Both have been level ground covered with heather and lie close 24 Place-Names of Canisbay, Caithness.

beside a burn. In one part of the district a piece of ground is called The Ouoy. and right across a burn is Linniequoy, a level piece of ground covered with heather. Caithness OS Name Books, These volumes provide information on the Caithness place names found in the parishes of Reay, Bower, Dunnet, Olrig, Canisbay, Wick, Latheron, Halkirk, Thurso.

The place names of Caithness and Sutherland were coined, to a very large extent, by speakers of two languages which dominated this part of the world for centuries – Gaelic and Old Norse. However, Norse disappeared from our homes and hearths a.

A - Z Caithness Caithness Films - Short clips on many aspects of Caithness life and work. The name "Caithness" is an amalgamation of two reflections of its early history.

Namely Cait, a Pictish province and a Norse word ness for promontory. The county reflects its history in many of its place names. Place names Canisbay, Caithness Click on the map for other historical maps of this place. InJohn Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Canisbay like this: Canisbay, coast par., NE.

Caithness-shire, on the Pentland Firth, 26, ac., pop. ; P.O. Canisbay through time. Place Names of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland By Alex MacBain. Place Names of Strathbogie By James MacDonald. The Place Names of Argyll By H.

Cameron Gillies. Place Names of Canisbay, Caithness By John Mowat. Place Names of Elginshire By D. Matheson. The Place Names of Fife and Kinross By W J N Liddall. Place Names of Ross and Cromarty By W J Watson.

Bibliography of Caithness and Sutherland, John Mowat, London (Viking Club), The book of Ross: and Sutherland and Caithness, Donald MacDonald, Dingwall, Caithness in the 18th century, John E.

Donaldson, Edinburgh, In the Parish of Canisbay - Lest We Forget, A.L. Old Scottish Caithness A good site for Scottish research with some unique records for Caithness. Local History. Place Names of Canisbay, Caithness An old book available online with the place names and a map.

Caithness Family History An online book from long ago with detailed accounts of some local families and their history. Maps. Old Caithness. Historical description.

CANISBAY, a parish, in the county of CAITHNESS; including the island of Stroma, a small part of the former quoad sacra parish of Keiss, and the detached places or townships of Auckingill, Brabster, Duncansbay, Freswick, Gills, Huna.

CANISBAY, a parish, in the county of Caithness; including the island of Stroma, a small part of the late quoad sacra parish of Keiss, and the detached townships of Auckingill, Duncansbay, Freswick, Gills, Huna, Brabster, and East and West Mey.

r-tr^ paetlxvii. decembee scottishrecordsociety, parishregistersofcanisbay caithness) editedby ' ,wick. edinburgh: printedforthesocietyby.Canisbay, Caithness, Scotland: parish in which it is located: source: in Caithness have been collected and are in print currently from Books From Scotland amongst other places." use the slider at the top of the map to compare the layout of roads and the place names of smaller areas, perhaps even farms, with the landscape today.Get this book in print.

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