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William Watt
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The History of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff was undertaken by Mr. Alexander Allardyce, and at the time of his decease he had carried the work, at least in outline, as far as the early years of the Reformation period

The History of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff was undertaken by Mr. Alexander Allardyce, and at the time of his decease he had carried the work, at least in outline, as far as the early years of the Reformation period. When the task, auspiciously begun by him, devolved upon another, it seemed desirable, on various grounds, tha Excerpt from A History of Aberdeen and Banff: The History of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff was undertaken by Mr.

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The History of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff was undertaken by Mr Alexander Allardyce, and at the time of his decease he had carried the work, at least in outline, as far as the early years of the Reformation period. When the task, auspiciously begun by him, devolved upon another, it seemed desirable, on various grounds, that the writer should make himself responsive for the whole book .

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History Banff and Macduff are separated by the valley of the River Deveron. The History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland (Edinburgh and London, 1926, repr.

Banff's first castle was built to repel Viking invaders and a charter of 1163 AD shows that Malcolm IV was living there at that time. During this period the town was a busy trading centre in the "free hanse" of Northern Scottish burghs, despite not having its own harbour until 1775. Banff and Macduff are separated by the valley of the River Deveron. This unpredictable river was finally tamed by the seven arched bridge completed in 1779 by John Smeaton. An earlier bridge had been built in 1765, but was swept away in 1768. 1993 by Birlinn Limited), p. 232. ^ a b Cooper, Alan (1999).

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