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The place-names of Arran

Ian A. Fraser

The place-names of Arran

by Ian A. Fraser

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Published by Arran Society of Glasgow in [Glasgow?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Scotland -- Arran, Island of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIan A. Fraser.
    ContributionsArran Society of Glasgow.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21694618M
    ISBN 100907526764
    OCLC/WorldCa45581556

    Red cloth bds. w/ gilt design. Interior leaves are clean and tight. No. of a limited edition of Volume I: Archaeology. Volume II: Folklore. Originally published by the Arran Society of Glascow in The romantic history of the fabled isle. Includes notes, list of Arran place-names, appendices & indexes. A beautifully produced set.   ‘This book is a must-have for anyone with a serious interest in Scottish place-names. It represents a magnificent achievement by Dr King, making available for the first time the work of Rev. Charles Robertson, one of the great unsung heroes of Gaelic scholarship in general and Scottish place-name studies in particular.’Author: Jake King.

    giftof and nmeyerelsasser d i tothe universityofcalifornia southernbranch johnfiske f . APPENDICES — Appendix A. Selected Charters relating to Arran in the Register of the Great Seal of the Kings of Scotland and the Hamilton Papers, — The Island of Arran for the Years and , Appendix C— Population, , Appendix D. — Norse Place-Names of Arran, grouped under their Appendix B. • Norse, List of i.e. Icelandic.

    French West Indies, official standard name [sic] approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. ([Washington, D.C.: Office of Geography, ]), by United States. Office of Geography and United States Board on Geographic Names (page images at . History [edit | edit source]. The island of Arran was thickly wooded in the past and became a favourite resort of the Scottish kings, for pursuing the diversion of the chase; and the castle of LOCH RANZA, of which the remains denote its former magnificence, was erected as a hunting-seat by one of the Stuarts, prior to the year


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0 reviews for this book. The Isle of Arran (/ ˈ æ r ən /; Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Arainn) or simply Arran is an island off the coast of Scotland.

It is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde and the seventh largest Scottish island, at square kilometres ( sq mi). Historically part of Buteshire, it is in the unitary council area of North the census it had a resident population of 4,Highest elevation: Goat Fell m (2, ft).

The suffix -by is frequent in the Ixiv PLACE-NAMES OF SCOTLAND. north of England, and almost as frequent in South- West Scotland CANONBIE, MIDDLEBIE, PERCEBIE, SORBIE, &c. There are nine examples in the Dumfries district, three in Ayr (Crosby, Magby, and Sterby), and only four in.

The Aran Islands (Irish: Oileáin Árann—pronunciation: [əˈlʲɑːnʲ ˈɑːɾən]) or The Arans (na hÁrainneacha— [nə ˈhɑːɾənʲəxə]) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland, with a total area of about 46 km 2 (18 sq mi).

They constitute the barony of Aran in County Galway, Ireland.Toponymy or toponomastics is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use and typology.The suburbs of the large cities have, of course, modern, and often purely fancy, names; such are Trinity, near Edinburgh, Magdalen Green, Dundee, and Mount Florida and Mount Vebnon, on the outskirts of Glasgow.

The latter name occurs in the Glasgow Directory of Probably all the place-names north of .