Burghead  Moray


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

Burghead, quoad sacra par. and seaport, Duffus par., N. Elginshire, 10¾ miles NW. of Elgin by rail -- q.s. par., pop. 2076; town, pop. 1428; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. It is a herring-fishing sta., and has also a salmon hery. Many Roman remains are in vicinity. The prom. of Burghead has an alt. of 80 ft.

Burghead through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burghead in Moray | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th July 2024

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