Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Faithlie original name Bartholomew
Fraserburgh a town and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Broadsea a fishing village Groome
Philorth seat Bartholomew
Philorth a mansion Groome
Techmuiry school 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 Fraserburgh 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 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands 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:

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Cairnbulg 0 2
Inverallochy 0 2
Rathen 0 2
Rosehearty 0 2
Cairness 0 2
Lonmay 0 2
Mormond 0 2
Crimond 0 2
Aberdour 0 2
Tyrie 0 2
Strichen 3 2
Rattray 0 2
Pennan 0 2
Pitsligo 3 4
Troup 0 2
Brucklay 0 2
St Fergus 0 2
Mintlaw 0 2
Old Deer 0 3
Longside 0 2