Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cawdor a village Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Brackla a place with a large and long-established distillery Groome
Culchary hamlet with school Bartholomew
Hermitage Burn stream 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 Cawdor 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.
Thomas Pennant August 14-18: Inverness and the Black Isle 5
James Boswell August 24th to 26th, 1773: Aberdeen to Forres 1
James Boswell August 27th to 31st, 1773: Forres to Glen Moriston via Inverness 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 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
Kilravock 0 2
Geddes 0 1
Croy 0 2
Rait 0 1
Dalcross 0 2
Nairn 9 5
Ardersier 0 4
Petty 0 2
Auldearn 0 2
Lethen 0 2
Fort George 0 2
Culloden 0 2
Lochloy 0 1
Ardclach 0 2
Dulsie 0 2
Chanonry 0 2
Rosemarkie 0 2
Fortrose 0 2
Relugas 0 2
Daviot 0 3