Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Fordyce. You may be able to find further references to Fordyce in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Fordyce a village and a coast parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Fordyce.

Place Type of entry Source
Bogmuchals hamlet with public school Bartholomew
Bogmuchals a hamlet with a public school Groome
Boyne stream Bartholomew
Boyne an ancient thanedom, an ancient forest, and a burn Groome
Durn a hill and a burn Groome
Durn hill and stream Bartholomew
Findlater an estate Groome
Glassaugh a mansion Groome
Glassaugh railway station and seat Bartholomew
Newmills hamlet Bartholomew
Redhythe Point headland Bartholomew
Sandend a fishing village Groome
Sandend fishing village Bartholomew
Tillynaught Junction a station Groome
Tillynaught Junction railway station Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Fordyce within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Thomas Pennant August 7-13: Aberdeen and the North East 2

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Glassaugh 0 2
Durn 0 2
Birkenbog 0 1
Findlater 0 2
Portsoy 0 2
Cullen 3 3
Deskford 0 3
Boyne 0 2
Cornhill 0 2
Ordiquhill 0 2
Portknockie 0 3
Boyndie 0 2
Findochty 0 2
Whitehills 0 2
Rathven 0 2
Grange 0 2
Alvah 0 2
Aberchirder 0 2
Banff 10 2
Duff House 0 2