Alness  Ross and Cromarty


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Alness like this:

Alness, par. and vil. with ry. sta., mid. E. Ross-shire, 8 miles NE. of Dingwall, on river of same name, 44,041 ac., pop. 1033 (vil., pop. 942); P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The river rises among the mountains 4 m. NW. of Loch Moir, and flows 18 m. SE. to Cromarty Firth at Alness vil.

Alness through time

Alness is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Alness itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Alness, in Highland and Ross and Cromarty | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd July 2024

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