Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Aberdour. You may be able to find further references to Aberdour in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Aberdour a village and a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Aberdour.

Place Type of entry Source
Cullalo Hills Bartholomew
Cuttlehill a mansion Groome
Cuttlehill seat Bartholomew
Donibristle Colliery a village, with a public school Groome
Donibristle Colliery village Bartholomew
Hillside seat Bartholomew
Inchcolm an island Groome
Wemyss Square part of Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Aberdour within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Dalgety 0 2
Inchcolm 0 2
Donibristle 0 2
Burntisland 5 2
Hillend 0 2
Mossgreen 0 2
Crossgates 0 2
Auchtertool 0 2
Newbigging 0 1
Inverkeithing 4 2
Cowdenbeath 0 2
North Queensferry 0 3
Inch Garvie 0 2
Rosyth 0 2
Kinghorn 8 2
Lochgelly 0 3
Cramond 0 2
Dalmeny 0 2
Queensferry 10 3
Granton 0 2