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Bute and the Cumbraes

Robert Angus Downie

Bute and the Cumbraes

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Published by Blackie & Son Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bute (Scotland),
  • Great Cumbrae Island (Scotland),
  • Little Cumbrae Island (Scotland)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Statementby R. Angus Downie
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14811153M

    boasts a prime seafront location with views across the Firth of Forth to the Cumbraes with Arran and Bute beyond, rooms are traditionally decorated Shortlist Reviews.


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Wheels Around Arran, Bute and Cumbrae book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Great Cumbrae (Scots: Muckle Cumbrae; Scottish Gaelic: Cumaradh Mòr; also known as Great Cumbrae Island, Cumbrae or the Isle of Cumbrae) is the larger of the two islands known as The Cumbraes in the lower Firth of Clyde in western to the National Watersports Centre, the Cathedral of the Isles and the University Marine Biological Station, Millport, the Meaning of name: Large island of the Cymric people.

The Isle of Bute (Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Bhòid or An t-Eilean Bòdach), known as Bute (/ b juː t /), is an island in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is divided into highland and lowland areas by the Highland Boundary ly a constituent island of the larger County of Bute, it is now part of the council area of Argyll and Bute.

Area: 12, hectares ( sq mi). The geology of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes, with parts of Ayrshire and Kintyre (Sh Scotland.) The description of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: The Geology of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes, With Parts of Ayrshire and Kintyre (Sh Scotland.) The Description of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes [Gunn W.

(William) ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). Full text of "The geology of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes, with parts of Ayrshire and Kintyre (Sh Scotland.)The description of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes" See other formats.

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from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Facsimile of ed. Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Buteshire.

Image Right Kingarth Cemetery, Bute. The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.

RHP ppSurvey of Bute and part of Cumbrae, John Foulis, RHP Small MS sketch showing some boundaries. RHPSurvey by John Home, W Lytteil, Guide-book to the Cumbraes, Carlisle, Little Cumbrae.

ER V pp 84, RMS III ()()() RMS IV () Bute's full Roll of Honour; The book also provides a detailed glossary, a bibliography, and a list of films of interest. As an additional project, copies of this book were distributed free-of-charge to all school children on the Isle of Bute.

Such was the demand for Jess's book, that it was sold out in less than a year. The island of Bute, in the Firth of Clyde, also forms part of Argyll. Along with Arran and the Cumbraes, it used to form the county of Bute, but local government reorganisation in the s meant its demise as an administrative unit, sharing out its islands between Argyll and Ayrshire.5/5.

What the Norse system did was preserve the previous structure. When the Scottish realm first imposed merkland valuations in the area, (perhaps before ), it was the Lowland government which drew the distinction.

East Cowal was treated like Bute and Arran and I suspect this means the parishes here were assimilated first. Title: The geology of North Arran, South Bute and the Cumbraes, with parts of Ayrshire and Kintyre (Sh Scotland) Ref no: DP Author: Gunn, W.; Geikie, A.

Great Cumbrae measures some miles from north to south, and some miles from east to west at its broadest point. It is the larger of the two islands known collectively as "The Cumbraes", and is accessed by a frequent ferry service between Largs on the mainland and Cumbrae Slip, in the north east of the island.

Sport, recreation and education on Bute, Arran and Great Cumbrae, c. Febru Febru by aspectaculartableau, posted in conference paper This paper was given at two conferences: ‘Historical Perspectives on Scottish Education’ (The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 21 October ) and the History of Education’s.

Located on the seafront of Largs in Ayrshire with some views of The Cumbraes, Arran and Bute, the Broom Lodge offers free WiFi access for all guests. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park is less than 2 miles away and Largs‎ Train Station is a 5-minute walk away/10().

BUTE, or Buteshire, an insular county in the S.W. of Scotland, consisting of the islands of Bute, from which the county takes its name, Inchmarnock, Great Cumbrae, Little Cumbrae, Arran, Holy Island and Pladda, all lying in the Firth of Clyde, between Ayrshire on the E.

and Argyllshire on the W. and N. BUTE, County of, is composed of three groups of islands which lie in the Firth of Clyde, betwixt the coasts of Ayrshire on the east, and Argyllshire on the north and west, viz., Bute, from which the county takes its name, with Inchmarnoch, a mile to westward ; the two Cumbraes, less than a mile apart ; and Arran, with the Holy Isle and Pladda islet, separated from each.

Clan Lands: Ayrshire, Arran, Bute, Cumbraes. Plant Badge: Armeria Maritima - sea pink Clan Name: Hunter - various spellings mention of latin Venator (procurer) in the 12th century and Huntar in the 14th century.

Now as Abercorn is about midway between the Cumbraes and Dunbar, to which latter town the fame of St. Beya of the Little Cumbrae reached, it is likely enough that these events restored the Picts once more to full power iu the Cumbraes, and thus gave St. Beya a better prospect of being left undisturbed in her island-retreat.

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Loch Long, the Holy Loch and the upper reaches of the River Clyde are all within easy reach, with Bute, Arran, the Cumbraes, the Kyles of Bute, and Lochs Riddon and Striven not much further afield.

With such a wide choice of training ground, there is always somewhere ideal to run every level of water-based Powerboat course, no matter what the weather conditions, our courses. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) has put together an interactive map of all known shipwrecks that have occurred off the treacherous Scottish : Mary Beth Griggs.

Mr McAllister In Book of Regulations, in possession of Mr McAllister, Clerk at W. [West] Muirs, Mr Gillies, clerk to Mr Wilson: A small Battery mounted with 2 guns situated at Bogany point. It was erected for the use of the Bute Artillery Volunteer corps: OS1/6/7/15 [Page] OS1/6/7/ BOGANY POINT.

A ridge of foot cliffs rises to the west of the monastery, and nestled below them is the Devil's Cauldron. To quote from Robert Angus Downie's Bute and the Cumbraes: The Deil's Cauldron is a massive circular wall, nine feet thick, of huge unhewn blocks, enclosing a roughly circular space about thirty feet in : Marc Calhoun.

The Highland Boundary Fault runs past Bute and through the northern part of Arran, so from a geological perspective some of the islands are in the Highlands and some in the Central Lowlands. As a result, Arran is sometimes referred to as "Scotland in miniature" and the island is a popular destination for geologists, who come to see intrusive igneous landforms such as sills.

He already ruled over many of the Scottish Islands and had arrived to claim Bute and the Cumbraes which had been promised to his predecessors. The Norwegians anchored their huge Inlate on into the summer, King Haakon IV of Norway sailed at the head of a fleet of ships into the Firth of Clyde.

- The Isle of Bute (Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Bhòid or An t-Eilean Bòdach), properly simply Bute (/ˈbjuːt/), is an island in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland, United Kingdom.

It is divided into highland and lowland areas by the Highland Boundary Fault. Formerly a constituent island of the larger County of Bute, it is now part of the council area of Argyll and Bute pins.

Buy The Geology of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes, With Parts of Ayrshire and Kintyre: (Sh Scotland.) The Description of North Arran, South Bute, and the Cumbraes [ ] by Gunn, W. (William) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : W. (William) Gunn. Birding Argyll & Bute. his is a sprawling county comprising a very irregular piece of western Scotland deeply cut by fjord-like sea-lochs, plus the many islands of the Inner Hebrides (the larger of which include Coll, Tiree, Mull, Colonsay, Jura, Islay and Gigha); together with the island of Bute and its satellites in the Clyde.

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See historic Rothesay Castle, the island’s guardian since the 12th century. Murder on the Isle of Cumbrae book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On the Monday following the Scottish Referendum of /5. Lines Written in the Isle of Bute. David Macbeth Moir (). Bute, the Isle.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places:. We cruise down the mountainous east coast of Arran, with awe inspiring views of rugged Glen Sannox and the neighbouring islands of Bute and the Cumbraes, to Lamlash Bay for lunch.

Holy Isle now beckons with fantastic hill and shore walks. Holy Isle belongs to Samye Ling Buddhists and is a serene and beautiful place to visit.

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It is beautifully presented and 9/10(2). Another source was the Argyll and Bute Archives, the "FH" Series of Family History obtained from Murdo McDonald at the North Carolina Scottish Heritage Society Symposium in March InFrank Bigwood published "Argyll Commissary Court, A Calendar of Testaments, Inventories, Commissary Processes and Other Records, - ".Isle of Bute.

Mostly low-lying and fertile, the Isle of Bute became hugely popular as a holiday resort for Glasgow folk in the heyday of the Clyde steamers.

The boats brought thousands from the grime of the city to beautifully-built, elegant resorts such as Rothesay, Bute's fine capital.

Bute has much to offer for walkers and ramblers.in its pre form as the islands of Bute, Arran & the Cumbraes Information Discussion of and queries on all matters pertaining to family history/genealogy within the pre political entity of .