Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Spynie or New Spynie a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bishopmill town Bartholomew
Bishopmill a suburban village Groome
Findrassie an estate, with a mansion Groome
Quarrywood place Bartholomew
Westfield seat Bartholomew
Westfield a plain two-story mansion Groome

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 Spynie 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 Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 18
Thomas Pennant August 14-18: Inverness and the Black Isle 2
Thomas Pennant September 5-17: Inveraray to Edinburgh 1

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
Elgin 19 3
Kinneddar 0 1
Drainie 0 2
Lossiemouth 0 2
Stotfield 0 1
Innes 0 2
Covesea 0 2
Duffus 0 2
Lhanbryde 0 3
Urquhart 0 2
Hopeman 0 2
Lossie 0 2
Alves 0 2
Kingston 0 2
Birnie 0 2
Garmouth 0 2
Speymouth 0 2
Pluscarden 0 2
Burghead 0 2
Bellie 0 2