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Index Banffshire

Banffshire (Coontie o Banffshire; Siorrachd Bhanbh) is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area of Scotland. [1]

72 relations: Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire (historic), Aberlour, Auchindoun Castle, Balvenie distillery, Banff National Park, Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Alberta, Banffshire (UK Parliament constituency), Boyndie, British Empire, Buckie, Burn of Myrehouse, Cabrach, Cairn, Cairn Lee, Catholic Church, Cavalier, Coast, County council, County of Moray, County town, Cowie (surname), Cullen, Moray, Deskford, Drummuir, Enclave and exclave, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fordyce, Aberdeenshire, Forglen House, Gardenstown, George Duff, George Gauld (surveyor), George Stephen, 1st Baron Mount Stephen, Grampian, Grange, Moray, Grant (name), Inchdrewer Castle, Inverkeithny, Inverness-shire, James Abercrombie (British Army officer, born 1706), James Ferguson (Scottish astronomer), John Marius Wilson, John Ogilvie (saint), Keith, Moray, Kirk, Lieutenancy area, List of counties of Scotland 1890–1975, Local government, ..., Longman Hill, Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Macdonald, Milltown of Rothiemay, Moray, Moray Firth, Morrison (surname), Mortlach distillery, Murray (surname), Prehistory, Rathven, Reformation, Registration county, Scotland, Shires of Scotland, Smith (surname), St Fergus, Stuart (name), United Kingdom census, 1881, Wars of the Three Kingdoms, Watt (surname), Wilson (name). Expand index (22 more) »


Aberdeenshire (Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Aberdeenshire (historic)

Aberdeenshire or the County of Aberdeen (Coontie o Aiberdeen, Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is a historic county and registration county of Scotland.

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Aberlour (Obar Lobhair), is the name of a town in Moray, Scotland, south of Elgin on the road to Grantown.

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Auchindoun Castle

Auchindoun Castle is a 15th-century L-Plan tower castle located in Auchindoun near Dufftown in Moray, Scotland.

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Balvenie distillery

The Balvenie distillery is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Dufftown, Scotland, owned by William Grant & Sons.

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Banff National Park

Banff National Park is Canada's oldest national park and was established in 1885.

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Banff Springs Hotel

The Banff Springs Hotel is a luxury hotel that was built during the 19th century as one of Canada's grand railway hotels, being constructed in Scottish Baronial style and located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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Banff, Aberdeenshire

Banff is a town in the Banff and Buchan area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Banff, Alberta

Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

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Banffshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Banffshire was a constituency of the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1708 to 1800, and of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1983.

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Boyndie is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Buckie (Bucaidh) is a burgh town (defined as such in 1888) on the Moray Firth coast of Scotland.

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Burn of Myrehouse

The Burn of Myrehouse is a coastal stream in Aberdeenshire in northeast Scotland discharging to Banff Bay.

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Cabrach (A' Chabrach) is a civil parish in Aberdeenshire and Moray, Scotland.

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A cairn is a human-made pile (or stack) of stones.

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Cairn Lee

Cairn Lee is a prehistoric monument in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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The term Cavalier was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679).

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A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.

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County council

A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.

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County of Moray

Moray (Moireibh), or Elginshire, is one of the registration counties of Scotland, bordering Nairnshire to the west, Inverness-shire to the south, and Banffshire to the east.

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County town

A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.

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Cowie (surname)

Cowie is a surname.

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Cullen, Moray

Cullen (Inbhir Cuilinn) is a village and former royal burgh in Moray, Scotland, on the North Sea coast east of Elgin.

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Deskford (Scottish Gaelic: Deasgard) is a parish and a small settlement in Moray, Scotland, formerly in Banffshire.

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Drummuir (Druim Iubhair) is a small village in Scotland, in the traditional county of Banffshire, and in the Moray council area.

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Enclave and exclave

An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.

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Fellow of the Royal Society

Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS, ForMemRS and HonFRS) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society judges to have made a "substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science".

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Fordyce, Aberdeenshire

Fordyce is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland that is slightly inland from the point where the Burn of Fordyce meets the sea between Cullen and Portsoy.

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Forglen House

Forglen House is a mansion house that forms the centrepiece of the Forglen estate in the parish of Forglen, northwest of Turriff, Aberdeenshire, in the northeast of Scotland.

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Gardenstown (Gamrie) is a small coastal village, by road east of Banff in Aberdeenshire, northeastern Scotland.

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George Duff

Captain George Duff RN (c. 1 February 1764 – 21 October 1805) was a British naval officer during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars, who was killed by a cannonball at the Battle of Trafalgar.

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George Gauld (surveyor)

George Gauld (1731–1782) was a British military engineer, artist, cartographer, geographer and surveyor.

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George Stephen, 1st Baron Mount Stephen

George Stephen, 1st Baron Mount Stephen, GCVO (5 June 1829 – 29 November 1921), known as Sir George Stephen, Bt, between 1886 and 1891, was a prominent Canadian businessman.

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Grampian (Roinn a' Mhonaidh in Gaelic) was a local government region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996.

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Grange, Moray

Grange is a parish in the Scottish county of Moray that dates back to a royal charter granting the lands to the abbots and monks of Kinloss in 1196.

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Grant (name)

Grant can be both a surname and a given name.

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Inchdrewer Castle

Inchdrewer Castle is a 16th-century tower house in the parish of Banff, Aberdeenshire, in the northeast of Scotland.

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Inverkeithny is a village in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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The Shire of Inverness (Siorrachd Inbhir Nis) is a historic county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.

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James Abercrombie (British Army officer, born 1706)

General James Abercrombie or Abercromby (1706 – 23 April 1781) was a British Army general and commander-in-chief of forces in North America during the French and Indian War, best known for the disastrous British losses in the 1758 Battle of Carillon.

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James Ferguson (Scottish astronomer)

James Ferguson (25 April 1710 – 17 November 1776) was a Scottish astronomer.

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John Marius Wilson


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John Ogilvie (saint)

Saint John Ogilvie (1579 – 10 March 1615) was a Scottish Catholic Jesuit martyr.

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Keith, Moray

Keith (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Chèith, or Cèith Mhaol Rubha (archaic)) is a small town in the Moray council area in north east Scotland.

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Kirk is a Scottish and Northern English word meaning "church", or more specifically, the Church of Scotland.

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Lieutenancy area

Lieutenancy areas are the separate areas of the United Kingdom appointed a Lord Lieutenant - the representative of the British monarch.

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List of counties of Scotland 1890–1975

This is a list of counties of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889 and abolished in 1975 by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

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Local government

A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.

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Longman Hill

Longman Hill is a Bronze Age long barrow situated atop a prominent rounded landform in northern Aberdeenshire, Scotland near Banff Bay.

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Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Scotland.

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MacDonald, Macdonald, and McDonald are Scottish and Irish surnames.

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Milltown of Rothiemay

Milltown of Rothiemay (Scottish Gaelic: Ràth a' Mhuigh) is a small inland village, built mostly of granite, in the north-east of Scotland and is within the Moray council area bordering neighbouring Aberdeenshire across the river to the south-east.

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Moray (Moireibh or Moireabh, Moravia, Mýræfi) is one of the 32 Local Government council areas of Scotland.

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Moray Firth

The Moray Firth (Scottish Gaelic: An Cuan Moireach, Linne Mhoireibh or Caolas Mhoireibh) is a roughly triangular inlet (or firth) of the North Sea, north and east of Inverness, which is in the Highland council area of north of Scotland.

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Morrison (surname)

Morrison is an English-language surname.

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Mortlach distillery

Mortlach distillery is a distiller of Scotch whisky in Dufftown, Moray, Scotland.

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Murray (surname)

Murray is both a Scottish and an Irish surname with two distinct respective etymologies.

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Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.

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Rathven (Raffin) is an ecclesiastical parish, village and former civil parish in the historic county of Banff, now in Moray, Scotland.

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The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

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Registration county

A registration county was, in Great Britain and Ireland, a statistical unit used for the registration of births, deaths and marriages and for the output of census information.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Shires of Scotland

The counties or shires of Scotland (Siorrachdan na h-Alba) are geographic subdivisions of Scotland established in the Middle Ages.

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Smith (surname)

Smith is a surname originating in England.

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St Fergus

St Fergus is a village in the Buchan area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Stuart (name)

Stuart is a surname which was also adopted as a given name, traditionally for men.

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United Kingdom census, 1881

The United Kingdom Census of 1881 recorded the people residing in every household on the night of 3 April 1881, and was the fifth of the UK censuses to include details of household members.

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Wars of the Three Kingdoms

The Wars of the Three Kingdoms, sometimes known as the British Civil Wars, formed an intertwined series of conflicts that took place in the kingdoms of England, Ireland and Scotland between 1639 and 1651.

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Watt (surname)

The surname Watt may refer to.

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Wilson (name)

Wilson is an English and Scottish surname, common in the English-speaking world.

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County of Banff, History of Banffshire.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banffshire

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