These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Forres. You may be able to find further references to Forres in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Forres||a parish||Groome||Forres||a town, with the privileges of a royal burgh||Groome|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Forres.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Hell's Hole Valley||small glen||Bartholomew||Invererne House||seat||Bartholomew||Sanquhar House||seat||Bartholomew|
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 Forres 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.||James Boswell||October 23rd to 26th, 1773: Inveraray||3||James Boswell||August 24th to 26th, 1773: Aberdeen to Forres||2||Samuel Johnson||Elgin, Forres and Fort George||2||James Boswell||August 27th to 31st, 1773: Forres to Glen Moriston via Inverness||1||William Camden||Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall||1||John Wesley||1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days||1||John Wesley||1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland||1|
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|Place||Mentioned in Travel Writing||Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer|