Searching for "ARMADALE"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Armadale West Lothian Armadale .-- town, in par. and 2½ miles W. by S. of Bathgate, mid. W. Linlithgowshire, pop. 2642; P.O., T.O.; has important Bartholomew
    Armadale Sutherland Armadale , fishing vil., bay, and stream, NE. Sutherlandshire, 23 miles W. of Thurso; P.O. The stream flows 5 miles NE. to the head Bartholomew
    Armadale West Lothian Armadale, a police burgh in Bathgate parish, W Linlithgowshire, 2½ miles W by S of Bathgate town, and 1 mile Groome
    Armadale Sutherland Armadale, a fishing village, a bay, and a burn, in Farr parish, NE Sutherland. The village stands to the W of the bay, at 200 feet Groome
    Armadale Castle Inverness Shire Armadale Castle , seat of Lord Macdonald, Sleat par., Skye, Inverness-shire. Bartholomew
    Armadale Castle Inverness Shire Armadale Castle, the seat of Lord Macdonald, in Sleat parish, Isle of Skye, on the S coast, 7 miles E of Sleat Groome
    Barbauchlaw Lanarkshire
    West Lothian
    Armadale. The rivulet has a north -easterly course; rises and runs 3 miles in Shotts parish; goes 2¼ miles Groome
    Bathgate West Lothian Armadale, 2½ miles W by S. It is bounded, N by Torphichen and Linlithgow, NE by a detached portion Groome
    Claistron Orkney Orphir parish, Orkney, on the coast, 15 miles WSW of Kirkwall. It was the residence of the late Lord Armadale. Groome
    Edinburgh Midlothian Armadale, Balerno, Borrowstounness, Broxburn, Dalkeith, Dalmahoy, Dunbar, Dunmore, Dunse, Falkirk, Haddington, Leith, Musselburgh, North Berwick, Penicuik, Portobello, Roslin, Stirling, Trinity Groome
    Farr Sutherland Armadale Water, running 5 miles north-byeastward to Armadale Bay, whilst of lakes beyond number one other only needs notice Groome
    Linlithgow West Lothian Armadale and Shielhill and Blackbraes. Pop. (1871) 79, 580, (1881) 90, 507, of whom 10, 709 were communicants of the Church Groome
    Linlithgowshire (or West Lothian) West Lothian Falkirk Burghs) and Queensferry (Stirling Burghs), and the police burghs of Armadale, Bathgate, Borrowstounness, and Whitburn. It returns 1 member. Bartholomew
    Linlithgowshire or West Lothian West Lothian Armadale and Torbanehill, and again at Fauldhonse, there are valuable mineral fields with seams of coal and ironstone. The strata Groome
    Orphir Orkney Armadale (1756-1825), a lord of session. Other mansions are Smozrow and Swanbister; and 6 proprietors hold each an annual Groome
    Sleat Inverness Shire Armadale Castle, whose owner, Lord Macdonald, is sole proprietor. Sleat is in the presbytery of Skye and the synod of Glenelg Groome
    Sutherland Sutherland Armadale Bay, Strathy Bay, and Bay of Bighouse (½ x ½ mile) at the entrance to Strath Halladale. To the E of Balnakill Groome
    Wick Caithness Armadale, Kirktomy, Farr, Torrisdale, Scullomy, Talmine, Eri boll, and Smoo. Half of the boats and men employed, and about two-thirds Groome
    Woodend West Lothian Woodend , vil., Torphichen par., Linlithgowshire, 1 mile NW. of Armadale. Bartholomew
    Woodend West Lothian Woodend, a village in Torphichen parish, Linlithgowshire, 1 1 / 8 mile WNW of Armadale. Groome
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