Searching for "CHANONRY"

We could not match "CHANONRY" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 15 possible matches we have found for you:

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  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "CHANONRY":
    Place name County Entry Source
    Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Chanonry there, or ancient cathedral precinct, containing once cathedral, episcopal palace, deanery, prebends' lodgings, etc., and though now stripped of some Groome
    Avoch Ross Shire Chanonry Point at Fortrose, like an inland lake; and, with Fort George at one end of its reach beyond Chanonry Groome
    Chanonry Ross and Cromarty Chanonry , ancient royal burgh, in par. and adjacent to Rosemarkie, with which it forms the town of Fortrose. On Chanonry Bartholomew
    Chanonry Ross Shire Chanonry, a town and the seat of a presbytery in Rosemarkie parish, Ross-shire, on the Moray Firth, at the E side Groome
    Cromarty Cromarty Chanonry and synod of Ross; the living is worth £399. Prior to the Reformation there were six chapels within Groome
    Elgin Moray chanonry or precincts of the cathedral, and to occupy the site of a cross erected with part of the money Groome
    Fortrose Ross Shire Chanonry, from being the chanonry of Ross, where the bishop had his residence) and Rosemarkie, about 1 mile NE. Of the cathedral Bartholomew
    Fortrose Ross Shire Chanonry and Rosemarkie, ½ mile distant from each other, and first politically united under James II. in 1455, when they Groome
    Inverness Inverness Shire Chanonry, the Greyfriars' Church, and St Mary's Chapel, in Inverness, for the stone-work; and so abundant were the provisions Groome
    Killearnan Ross Shire Chanonry and synod of Ross; the living is worth £250. The parish church is a cruciform structure of the 18th Groome
    Kirkmichael or Resolis Cromarty
    Ross Shire
    Chanonry and synod of Ross; the living is worth £365. The parish church, built in 1830, is amply commodious Groome
    Knockbain Ross Shire Chanonry and synod of Ross; the living is worth £297. The parish church, enlarged about 1816, contains 750 sittings Groome
    Moray Firth Scotland Chanonry (Ross) and Ardersier (Inverness), and forming a triangle 21 miles across the mouth, 23 in a straight line along Groome
    Rosemarkie Ross Shire Chanonry Ness. The parish is in the presbytery of Chanonry and synod of Ross, and the living is worth £356 a year Groome
    Ross-shire Ross Shire Chanonry, Dingwall, and Tain in the synod of Ross, and the presbyteries of Lochcarron and Lewis in the synod of Glenelg Groome
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