1 edition of Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland found in the catalog.
Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland
|Statement||edited by Francis Hindes Groome. Vol.6, Sad-Zet.|
|Contributions||Groome, Francis Hindes, 1851-1902.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||626|
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The aim is not to Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland book a travel guideof which there are many, but to write a substantive and thoroughly edited description of the country, including industrial sites, notable architecture and many other features not of tourist interest. Today, the skills and expertise necessary to produce a quality gazetteer are correspondingly scarce.
The intention was to develop a comprehensive geographical database for Scotland, accessible via the World-Wide Web. Cairntable, on the boundary with Lanarkshire, hear the SE extremity, is the highest ground, and commands on a clear day, an extensive and varied prospect.
Canty Bay is a small inlet and coastal hamlet on the northern coast of East Lothian, Scotland. This explains the history of and detail on Ordnance Survey maps. Well conceived, highly detailed and accurate information from all the latest surveys made it a highly-regarded work where reliable information could be found on any Scottish place or district.
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Statistics - Search for places settlements, features, attractions or people by stored statistics. The Gazetteer for Scotland has received generous funding from the Robertson Trust and the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, which has allowed a basic system to be built and the first tranche of data collected.
It adorns the wildest scenes, and unexpectedly meets the eye by the side of a barren rock and sequestered stream, Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland book seldom sae by the birds of the air or the solitary shepherd and his flock.
Melvich is a village in the county of Sutherland on the North Coast of Scotland. With environs bleaker perhaps than those of any other town in Scotland, Leadhills and Wanlockhead alone excepted, it is Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland book seat of an extensive iron manufacture, and was brought into existence through the discovery and smelting of iron ore Family History Library book E7c.
City and street maps are helpful when researching in large cities. History Timeline The timeline lets you enter the Gazetteer through various time periods which are listed.
Family History Library book E7bm. Finding the Specific Place on the Map[ edit edit source ] To do successful research in Scottish records, you must identify where your ancestor lived. The buildings in the hamlet are mostly cottages with walls constructed of boulders and clay.
Maps are published separately or in bound collections, called "atlases. Thus if you like what you see, please consider either donating or becoming a sponsor of the Gazetteer for Scotland project.
Gordon is a village in the old county of Berwickshire, Scotland and is now part of the Scottish Borders Council. It is situated on the A road, near the mouth of the River Halladale. London, England: William Mackenzie, ?. If the tab is yellow with a faint icon there is no information of this type available for this Settlement at present.
Family History Library book B4sg no. Borrowston is within the parish of Uig, and is situated near to the A, which runs through Carloway. When you see a yellow tab with a faint icon there is none of this data for this entry currently available and you cannot select the tab. The basic layout of this screen and all the screens you will see is: a left-hand gold border; a white page for information or a yellow page for searches and messages; a set of tabs on the right-hand side.
Returns must be received within 30 days of purchase. Whilst high quality geographic information has gained widespread acknowledgment as an important resource, in when this project began there was a dearth of information available on Scotland.
Groome was a sub-editor of Chambers's Encyclopaedia ; joint-editor of the edition of Chamber's Dictionary of Biography. Typically, Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland book names would be listed alphabetically with each entry including its grid reference, population, contextual location, main industries and for larger places, a short paragraph containing associated points of interest, famous people and historical events.
It includes all details of boundary changes and the latest Census of Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland: a survey of Scottish topography, statistical, biographical, and historical [Francis Hindes Groome] on galisend.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as 3/5(1). Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland was first published in six volumes in It quickly established a reputation as the authoritative gazetteer of Scotland, and has been the standard reference to the present day.
This historical sourcebook was a standard reference work for merchants, manufacturers and travellers in Scotland a hundred years ago. Well conceived, highly detailed and accurate information from all the latest surveys made it a highly-regarded work where reliable information could be found on any Scottish place or district.
Arranged alphabetically with cross-referencing for alternative and.Buy Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland. by Francis H. Groome (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(2).This database contains the six volume series, the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland. It is a geographical dictionary providing statistical, biographical, and historical information on Scotland's topography, as well as a general survey of Scotland as a whole.
Gazetteers like this one are very useful.Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography Vol. Year Published: Ebook dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Contains black and white plates.
Slightly loose binding to lightly tanned pages and plates with bright copy throughout.