Searching for "LYBSTER"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Caithness Caithness Lybster; and these have fully more than one-tenth of all the fishermen and fisher boys of the total 26 districts Groome
    Camster Caithness Lybster. The late owner, Leonard Strong, Esq. (1833-79), held 4337 acres in the shire, valued at £300 per annum Groome
    Camster Caithness Camster , stream, seat, and loch, E. Caithness-shire, 6 miles N. of Lybster. Bartholomew
    Clyth Caithness Clyth , bay, rivulet, ancient castle, and coast hamlet with public school, Latheron par., SE. Caithness-shire, 2 miles E. of Lybster. Bartholomew
    Clyth Caithness Lybster. A strong castle on a rock here, overhanging the sea, belonged to one Gunn, justiciary of Caithness, who was basely Groome
    Forse Caithness Lybster. Its owner, George Sutherland, Esq. (b. 1827; suc. 1846), holds 8000 acres in the county, valued at £2482 per annum Groome
    Forse Caithness hamlet with inn, Latheron par., Caithness, 2 miles SW. of Lybster; 2½ miles W. of Lybster is Forse House . Bartholomew
    Latheron Caithness Lybster (5 ENE), and Clyth (7 ENE), all of them being noticed separately. The parish is bounded N by Watten Groome
    Lybster Caithness Lybster, a coast village of Latheron parish, Caithness, 13 3 / 8 miles SW by S of Wick. It has a post Groome
    Lybster Caithness Lybster , vil., Latheron par., Caithness, 13 miles SW. of Wick, pop. 831; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is an important seat Bartholomew
    Mid Clyth Caithness hamlet in Latheron parish, Caithness, near the coast, 3¼ miles NE of Lybster. It has a post office under Wick. Groome
    Mid Clyth Caithness Mid Clyth , hamlet, Latheron par., Caithness, 3 miles NE. of Lybster; P.O. Bartholomew
    Moray Firth Scotland Lybster, and portions of Fraserburgh and Wick. As regards general fishing, in 1882 out of a total of 5101 first Groome
    Moray Firth Caithness fish, and on its shores are 6 entire fishery districts - Banff, Buckie, Findhorn, Cromarty, Helmsdale, and Lybster, and portions of Wick and Fraserburgh. Bartholomew
    Reawick Shetland Lybster. Caverns a re not infrequent; and near Borrowston a turf-clad natural arch spans a tide-washed chasm, nearly Groome
    Swiney Caithness Swiney , vil., mansion, and ruined castle, Latheron par., Caithness, 1½ mile W. of Lybster. Bartholomew
    Swiney House Caithness Swiney House, a mansion in Latheron parish, Caithness, 1½ mile WSW of Lybster. Groome
    Wick Caithness Lybster to Sutherland; and there are a number of excellent district roads. The industries other than farming are connected with Groome
    Wick Caithness Lybster. By sea it is about 50 miles S of Kirkwall, and 110 NNW of Aberdeen. The town may be said Groome
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