Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Pitsligo a coast parish Groome
Pitsligo coastal parish Bartholomew
Pitsligo, New a town and a quoad sacra parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Charleston a village Groome
Charleston village Bartholomew
Pitullie and Sandhaven conjoint fishing village Bartholomew
Pitullie or Sandhaven a fishing village Groome
Rosehearty a fishing village Groome
Rosehearty fishing village Bartholomew

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands 3

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
Tyrie 0 2
Strichen 3 2
Newbyth 0 2
Byth 0 2
Brucklay 0 2
Aberdour 0 2
Maud 0 2
New Deer 0 3
Buchan 0 2
Cuminestown 0 3
Pennan 0 2
Mormond 0 2
Monquhitter 0 2
Cairnbanno 0 2
Gamrie 0 1
Gardenstown 0 1
Craigston 0 2
Rosehearty 0 2
Troup 0 2
Old Deer 0 3