Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Strichen a parish containing a small town Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Mormond a station Groome
New Leeds village 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 Strichen 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 August 24th to 26th, 1773: Aberdeen to Forres 2
Samuel Johnson Slains Castle and Banff 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
Mormond 0 2
Brucklay 0 2
Tyrie 0 2
Pitsligo 3 4
Maud 0 2
Rathen 0 2
Old Deer 0 3
Mintlaw 0 2
Lonmay 0 2
Stuartfield 0 3
Buchan 0 2
New Deer 0 3
Aberdour 0 2
Cairness 0 2
Crimond 0 2
Longside 0 2
Rosehearty 0 2
Newbyth 0 2
Fraserburgh 1 3
Byth 0 2