Black"s Morayshire directory, including the upper district of Banffshire by Directories. - Morayshire

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Banffshire is one of the historic counties of north-east Scotland, bordered to the east and south by Aberdeenshire, Morayshire and Inverness-shire to the west.

Its long Moray Firth coastline stretches Troup Head in the east to Port Gordon on the west. Its southern boundary crosses the summit of Ben Macdui. Banffshire lies on the south coast of the Moray Firth, in the row of modestly sized counties along that coast: Morayshire lies to the west, and Inverness-shire inland, while to the east and south is Aberdeenshire.

Locally situate in neighbouring Aberdeenshire are various Banffshire exclaves: The parish of St flower: Dark-red helleborine [1]. Banffshire (/ ˈ b æ n f ʃ ər /; Scots: Coontie o Banffshire; Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Bhanbh) is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area of county town is Banff, although the largest community is Buckie to the west.

It borders the Moray Firth to the north, Morayshire including the upper district of Banffshire book Inverness-shire to the west, and Aberdeenshire to the east and y: Scotland. Banffshire Business Finder has members. A page to advertise your business, business offering, promotions, events etc.

and for members to seek. Banffshire, also called Banff, historic county, northeastern Scotland, extending from the Grampian Mountains to the North Sea. The northeastern portion of the county, including the historic county town (seat) of Banff, is part of the council area of Aberdeenshire, while the remainder of the county lies within the council area of Moray.

Val. [Valuation] Roll Black's Morayshire Directory Mr Fleming Factor Mr Brander, late tenant List of Roads and Bridges Robertson's Map of Banffshire A large farm steading in the occupation of the proprietor, Sir G McPherson Grant.

Banffshire was a maritime county which bordered the Moray Firth to the north, Moray and Inverness-shire to the west, and Aberdeenshire to the south. Until the county contained various exclaves which were locally situated in Aberdeenshire, the biggest being the parish and village of St.

Fergus. Banffshire records. We are adding hundreds of thousands of extracted historical records to our website - including rolls of male heads of families, baptismal and marriage registers, Kirk Session records and Poor Including the upper district of Banffshire book records.

To see the records currently available for. Banffshire Genweb Project Banffshire Message Board read and post messages with other genealogy researchers of this county Banffshire Parish and Probate Reco records including baptisms/christenings, burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax.

Historical description. BUCKIE, a post-town, in the parish of RATHVEN, county of BANFF, situated on the sea-shore, at the mouth of the burn of Buckie, about a mile northward of the turnpike-road from Banff to Elgin, and above five miles eastward of the mouth of the river Spey.

The town has three schools: Keith Grammar School, Keith Primary School and St Thomas RC Primary School. The annual Keith Country Show, held at Seafield Park, is an event in the farming calendar of north-east Scotland.

[citation needed] Newmill is a small hamlet approximately 1 mile ( km) north of l area: Moray. Morayshire OS Name Books, ; These volumes provide information on the 19th century Morayshire place names in the parishes of Alves, Birnie, Dallas, Knockando, Rothes, Edinkillie, Ardclach, Boharm, Cromdale, Inveralland and Advie, Drainie, Duffus, Dyke and Moy, Elgin, Spynie, St Andrews Lhanbryd, Forres, Kinloss, Rafford, Rothes.

Banffshire, a maritime co. in the NE. of Scotland, stretching about 56 miles between Aberdeenshire and the cos. of Elgin and Inverness, and comprising a small detached section in is very narrow in proportion to its length, and is broadest along the N., where the coast on the Moray Firth measures about 30 miles.

The map above to the left on a sketch formerly found in GENUKI's Banff page which again was based on an map in the New Statistical Account of the GENUKI editor explains, the boundaries of Banffshire varied greatly over time. He lists another nine parishes that were exclaves of Banffshire and located within other surrounding counties: Cairnie, Enzie, Gartly, Located in: Scotland ( - ).

Founded inwe’re extremely proud of our long-standing heritage and of all the work we do with inspiring people from Moray, Nairn & Banffshire, across the UK and around the world. Opening times: Monday - - Caithness inhabitants share surnames with neighbouring areas including the Orkney Isles, Sutherland, Ross-shire, Inverness-shire, Morayshire, Banffshire and Aberdeenshire.

To what extent do men bearing these surnames with Caithness origins share a common paternal ancestry with men from these other areas. Banff Parish Registers - BAPTISMS MARRIAGES BURIALS + FreeREG; BAPTISMS MARRIAGES + FamilySearch.

19 Apr - Explore clancoutts's board "Aberdeenshire & Banffshire" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Scotland, Scotland travel and Scotland castles pins. Banff is the head of the fishery dist. between Buckie and Fraserburgh, and cured herrings and other fish are largely exported.

(For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) There are 2 woollen mills, a chemical manure, and a rope and sail factory; a brewery, a distillery, a tannery, &c. InEnzie is divided between Banffshire (as Rathven EDs 9 ) and Moray (Bellie, District of Enzie, EDs 1 & 2).

Aberdeen And North-East Scotland FHS publish a name index to the Census for Banffshire. Rathven is published as AA, and includes the Banffshire parts of Enzie.

The Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society was founded in and 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. "BANFFSHIRE, a maritime county in the NE. of Scotland, stretching about 56 miles between Aberdeenshire and the cos. of Elgin and Inverness, and comprising a small detached section in Aberdeenshire.

" from Bartholemew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, Genuki - Banffshire. –76 The Banffshire Journal and General Advertiser. – Banffshire Journal, Aberdeenshire Mail, Moray, Nairn and Inverness Review, and Northern Farmer.

This newspaper is published by Scottish Provincial Press Ltd in Banff, Banffshire, on: Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Bellie, Banffshire Historical description By some the Gaelic word bellaidth, signifying "broom", has been considered as giving name to this place; but others derive the appellation from beul-aith, the meaning of which is "the mouth of the ford".

Famous People Connected to Banffshire. Historic County of Scotland. Image right - James Abercrombie ( People of note with connections to the county are listed below.

Just a heads up. Find My Past has added two new titles to its Scottish Registers and Records, the above and Moray: The People and The Lands. They would appear to have records taken from the Kirk Session Records as short abstracts as well as descriptions of the parishes included.

The Banffshire Field Club has an archive of printed lectures given since its foundation in until the practise ceased in These papers, or 'Transactions', record the business at each meeting along with a lecture given by an invited expert.

Contacts and information for Banffshire Herald, the newspaper in the UK, including postal address, email and telephone numbers. Castles in Banffshire. There are 61 castles, towers and fortified houses in the county of Banffshire. Below is a map showing their distribution across the county.

Clicking on a marker will reveal the name of the castle and a link to a page about it. Lookup searches – Access records in Scottish archives for ancestors in this parish (e.g. Kirk Session Records). Available from £1 a name a year.

Poor Law appeals – Indexed Poor Law appeals with the option to order images of records. Asylum records – Index to the General Register of Lunatics in Asylums. School records – Index to School Leaving Certificate. Banffshire Herald.

What we have written about Banffshire Herald HoldtheFrontPage is a news and jobs website for journalists everywhere with a particular focus on the UK regional press. HTFP contains a wealth of information about the UK regional press including a comprehensive directory of daily and weekly newspapers and websites and a.

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.

Grange is a parish in Banffshire, adjacent to the border with dates back to a royal charter granting the lands to the abbots and monks of Kinloss in Although there is no village so named, it still retains its distinct community Location: 57°32’52"N, 2°49’38"W.

I am trying to find the Cemetery in Keith, Banffshire, Scotland. I have that it is called simply, Keith Cemetery, but when I try looking it up under that name all I find is the Keith Cemetery in Keith, Moray, Scotland.

From the burial book started in Date of burial Feb 20th John Fraser, a child May 3rd Hugh Fraser, a child. impression of the plates. Herman Moll produced a set of 36 new and correct maps of Scotland divided in shires inre-issued in and reprinted in Banffshire, former county, northeastern Scotland; the North Sea port of Banff was the county town.

The region remained largely Roman Catholic after the Reformation (16th century) and suffered greatly in the ensuing struggles. During the English Revolution (17th century), Banffshire was a Royalist stronghold.

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Ogilvie families - (Boyndie - Banffshire) Interested in Ogilvie families in the 17th and 18th centuries, particularly those at Raggal and Buchraggie.

Patrick Ogilvie of Raggal (c) had a son George who was known as Factor Ogilvie and may have been at .Banffshire Herald - Keith - Moray - Scotland. Mid Street, AB55 5BL. Show on map How to get. id Other search results for: Banffshire Herald.

Full text of "Banffshire year book and county directory for " REQUEST TO REMOVE Banffshire Journal | News Location: Mid Street, Keith, AB55 5BL, Moray-Scotland.Banffshire and the Banffshire coast offer some of the most unspoilt and undisturbed natural beauty in all of Great Britain.

Banffshires arresting coastline is dotted with hundreds of ancient fishing villages that seem to have sidestepped modern development and the modern age and preserved a way of life not seen anywhere else in the UK.

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