Place:


Fordyce  Banffshire

 

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

Fordyce, par. and vil., Banffshire -- par. (containing town of Portsoy), 17,198 ac., pop. 4289; vil., on Bum of Fordyce, 2½ miles SW. of Portsoy, pop. 331; P.O.; the vil. has been a burgh of barony since 1499; Fordyce Academy was founded and endowed in 1790; in S. vicinity of vil. is Fordyce Hill, alt. 580 ft.

Fordyce through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16592

Date accessed: 25th May 2019


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