Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cromarty the county town and a parish of Cromartyshire. A seaport and parliamentary burgh Groome
Cromarty Firth the estuary of the river Conan Groome
Cromarty Firth arm of sea Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Navity seat Bartholomew
Peddieston place with 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 Cromarty 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.
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands 3
Thomas Pennant August 14-18: Inverness and the Black Isle 3
Thomas Pennant Appendix III: The Life of James Crichton of Clunie 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
Cromartyshire 0 2
Sutors of Cromarty 0 1
Nigg 0 2
Tarbat House 0 2
Kilmuir Easter 0 2
Milton 0 2
Jemimaville 0 2
Kildary 0 2
Balnagown 0 2
Invergordon 0 2
Logie Easter 0 1
Rosemarkie 0 2
Fort George 0 2
Fearn 0 2
Ardersier 0 4
Chanonry 0 2
Resolis 0 3
Fortrose 0 2
Cullicudden 0 2
Alness 0 2