Place Names in Strathbogie: With Notes Historical, Antiquarian, and Descriptive

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D. Wyllie, 1891 - Names, Geographical - 300 pages
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Page ix - EPITOME OF THE LAW AND PRACTICE CONNECTED WITH PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS. With a Reprint of the Patents Acts of 1883, 1885, 1886 and 1888, Crown 8vo, 2s. 6d. Joyce.— THE ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF IRISH NAMES OF PLACES.
Page 8 - The figures in Banffshire are much the same — Inveravon has "one English name to three Gaelic, while Rathven has nearly "two English to one Gaelic. In Kincardine the parish of " Strachan gives four Gaelic to three English names, and " Kinneff has two English to one Gaelic " (" Place-Names in Strathbogie,
Page 279 - I, and we have the ale-house serving as a Tilliesoul to the Forbes family, and then all difficulty ends, for Tilliesoul, according to Jamieson, means ' a place to which a gentleman sends the servants and horses of his guests' — when he cannot put them up in the mansion-house. Passages in Latin are given as closely as possible as they appear in Taitt's transcript, with errors uncorrected. He was sometimes himself in doubt as to the Latinity, and he expresses these doubts, and gives the reader a...
Page 67 - histories relate the aforesaid Malcolm to have been so open-handed, or rather prodigal, that while, according to ancient custom, he held as his own property all the lands, districts, and provinces of the whole kingdom, he kept nothing thereof in his possession but the Moothill of the royal seat of Scone...
Page 8 - ... neighbouring Highlands. In the central parts of the counties, " English names become more numerous, and corruptions in " Gaelic names are more noticeable ; while, along the seaboard, " Gaelic names are in a minority, and in many cases have " become half-English. The relative proportions of Gaelic and " English names of places will be seen by a comparison of the " names in the inland parishes with those of the seaboard — thus " Glenmuick on Deeside contains one English name to three " Gaelic,...
Page 144 - ... all the partis, pendicles therof, can in novayes be cummodiouslie serued at the kirk of Mortulach, and may be verie commodiouslie serued at the kirk of Glass, and no quher elis so weel ; quherfor the said Presbytry of Strathbogie doe, in all humilitie, intreat the right honorabill Lordis and vtheris Commissioneris appoynted for waluatioune of teyndis and plantatioune of kirkis, to interpone ther authoritie and judiciall act for disjoyning the saidis landis of Edinglassie from the parish kirk...
Page 72 - Rctour 516; 1696, Parkdargue, Poll Book. Parkhall (Glass). Parkhill (Kinellar). Parliament Knowe (Crathie, 6). Parsonspool (Forgue). The local tradition is that once on a time "a parson" lost his life in one of the pools in the marshes which in old times extended over a large part of the district around this place. Cf. Parsonspool, Berwickshire. Paterland (Kincardine O'Ncil).
Page 10 - ... The lists thus prepared and checked he amplified by writing down the various forms in which the name appeared in such charters and records as he had access to, the older forms being as matter of course considered the more authoritative. He himself writes (" Place-Names in Strathbogie," p. 4) : — " In " tracing names backward, corruptions are very abundant till "the close of the i5th century; but if we can go one or two "centuries further back still, we shall probably find a large " proportion...
Page 7 - straths of Dee, Don, and Avon, Gaelic names have changed " but little, and correspond very closely with those of the " neighbouring Highlands. In the central parts of the counties, " English names become more numerous, and corruptions in " Gaelic names are more noticeable ; while, along the seaboard, " Gaelic names are in a minority, and in many cases have " become half-English. The relative proportions of Gaelic and " English names of places will be seen by a comparison of the " names in the inland...
Page 184 - Anent the supplication of the parishionerris of Strathdivren given into the Presbyterie of Awfuird, representing that, at Ennercharach, ther was nether accommodation, nether possible could be hade, for celebration of thee publick ordinances, wanting both manss and gleib, and therfor desyring that thee minister might be licentiated to celebrat the ordinances, and that it may bie lawfull for the people to convein with him for that effect at the kirk of Cabrach, ay and whill convenient accommodation...

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