Rothes  Moray


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

Rothes.-- police burgh with ry. sta., Elginshire, and par., partly also in Banffshire - par., 19,816 ac., pop. 2201; burgh, near river Spey, 11 miles SE. of Elgin, pop. 1382; P.O., T.O, 2 Banks. Rothes was made a police burgh in 1884. It gives the title of earl to the family of Leslie. There are 3 distilleries in the vicinity.

Rothes through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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