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Parish of Northmavine.

Parish of Northmavine.

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Published by Shetland Family History Society in Lerwick, Shetland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Registers of birth, etc -- Scotland -- Northmavine (Parish),
  • Sepulchral monuments -- Scotland -- Northmavine (Parish),
  • Inscriptions -- Scotland -- Northmavine (Parish),
  • Northmavine (Scotland : Parish) -- Genealogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    GenreGenealogy.
    SeriesMonumental inscriptions / Shetland Family History Society -- 1, Monumental inscriptions (Shetland Family History Society) -- 1.
    ContributionsShetland Family History Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18790763M
    ISBN 100952024756

    With some of the best scenery in Shetland, and composed mainly of red granite and diorite, this area is known as Northmavine. Once described as “the largest, wildest and most beautiful parish in Shetland”, this area boasts not only an outstanding coastline but is good walking country, rich in wildlife, rocks and plants and with many. In Northmavine, says Mr Low of Orkney, seven were discovered Appears in 5 books from Page - This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained leg or arm.

    The Presbytery of Olnafirth has, within the last few years, come prominently before the Church. Under the able leadership of the Rev. James R Sutherland, of Northmavine, this court felt itself obliged to deal vigorously with a minister who was suspected of immorality, and another who refused to reside in his parish. Northmavine or Northmaven is a peninsula on the northernmost part of the Shetland mainland in Scotland. The peninsula has historically formed the civil parish Northmavine. The modern Northmavine community council area has the same extent. The area of the parish .

    NCDC’s mission is to make Northmavine a better place to live work and visit, and it was at the instigation of NCDC that that the sun-sparkly Welcome to Northmavine sign was installed at Mavis Grind. After a couple of years Maree was development officer at NCDC. “Prior to that I had worked in garages and had managed the Brae Garage for 15 years. Andrew Cheyne was baptized, November , in Northmavine Parish, Shetland Islands, Cheyne () was the illegitimate son of James Cheyne () and Elizabeth Robertson. He was also the nephew of John Cheyne of Tangwick (), thus James was John's brother. 1 In February


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History [edit | edit source]NORTHMAVINE, a parish, in the Mainland district, county of Shetland, 30 miles (N. by N.) from Lerwick; containing the hamlet of is a peninsula of nearly triangular form, joined to the remaining portion of the Mainland, and to the parish of Delting, by an isthmus called Mavine, only yards wide, and which is almost covered by the.

Northmavine or Northmaven (Old Norse: Norðan Mæfeið, meaning ‘the land north of the Mavis Grind’) is a peninsula on the northernmost part of the Shetland mainland in Scotland.

The peninsula has historically formed the civil parish Northmavine. The modern Northmavine community council area has the same extent. The area of the parish is given as km². NORTHMAVINE, a parish, in the Mainland district, county of Shetland, 30 miles (N.

by N.) from Lerwick; containing inhabitants. This is a peninsula of nearly triangular form, joined to the parish of Delting and the great body of the Mainland by the isthmus of Mavine, a neck of land not more than yards wide, and which is almost covered by the sea at spring tides.

The printed guide Parish of Northmavine. book with the original introduction by legendary storeyteller and folklorist Davy Cooper, who, more than 30 years ago, was given a summer job killing roadside weeds in Northmavine and spent six weeks wandering the highways and byways of the most northerly mainland parish of Shetland.

- Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, Samuel Lewis. DORE-HOLM, an isle, in the parish of Northmavine, county of Shetland. It is situated in the bay of St. Magnus, south of the mainland of the parish, and derives its name from a remarkable arch which passes through its centre, of lofty and capacious dimensions, and admitting boatmen to fish in the waters beneath, being.

Northmavine, also known as Northmaven, (north maev-eid - north of the narrow isthmus) at 17 miles north to south and 11 miles east to west, is the largest parish in Shetland and the most northerly on the Shetland mainland.

It is almost an island - joined to the mainland by a yard strip of land at Mavis Grind. Northmavine records. Lookup searches – Access records in Scottish archives for ancestors in this parish (e.g. Kirk Session Records). Available from £1 a name a year. Poor Law appeals – Indexed Poor Law appeals with the option to order images of records.

Northmavine. Member or Non-Member. Postage Method. Quantity. Now compiled and published, by the Society, a Monumental Inscription and Dedication Plaque record for the parish of Bressay.

a Monumental Inscription and Dedication Plaque record for the parish of Bressay. Back to Monumental Inscription (MI) Books Books. Shetland Family. Shetland OS Name Books, Lerwick, Lunnasting, Mid Yell, Nesting, North Yell, Northmaven, Northmavine, Quarff, Sandness, Sandsting, Sandwick, South Yell, Tingwall, Unst, Walls, Weisdale, Whalsey and Whiteness in The columns of these ledgers include the place name, any variant name and spellings, map sheet numbers and.

The parish includes the settlements of Laxo, Vidlin, Swinning, Lunna, Lunning and Outrabister. Vidlin (Old Norse: Vaðillinn, The Ford) is the main village and lies at the head of Vidlin Voe. It is an ancient settlement with an Iron Age broch lying under the foundations of.

The Church of Scotland, the national church of Scotland, divides the country into Presbyteries, which in turn are subdivided into Parishes, each served by a parish church, usually with its own and readjustments may however result in a parish having more than one building, or several parishes sharing a minister.

There are currently 43 presbyteries in. Northmavine, whose population in amounted tois thus very adequately supplied with ordinances, both by the Establishment and Dissenters. A good parish school, newly erected, stands at Uri-firth, at the head of the voe of that not very euphonious name.

Among the parish clergy, too, there were those who at once threw in their lot with the reformed cause and started to act as ministers or readers in the best known is James Maxwell, who had for twenty years or more been vicar of Stronsay and who was to give another thirty years or so of service in the reformed church, 3 but at least seven.

Northmavine Minutes & Poors' fund accounts CH2//2 Northmavine Minutes & Poors' fund accounts CH2//2 SKU: £ £ - £ Unavailable per item We will search for any references in this record set to a named individual in a five-year period, and provide a transcription of.

Cumbernauld Parish Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions: R C Lanarkshire: Dalserf: Dalserf Parish Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions R D Lanarkshire: Dalziel: Dalziel Old Parish Churchyard: Monumental Inscriptions: Originally TranscribedIncluding Surname Index and an List of Lair Owners at the End of the Book R.

Dalserf Parish Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions Lanarkshire: Dalserf: R D Dalziel Old Parish Churchyard: Monumental Inscriptions: Originally TranscribedIncluding Surname Index and an List of Lair Owners at the End of the Book Lanarkshire: Dalziel: R D Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh: Midlothian: Edinburgh: R Nm g.

= Gunnister in the western part of Northmavine. M l. = the district of Lerwick in Mainland (M e.). M m. = the middle of Mainland. Du m. = the village Maywick in the parish of Sandwick in the north-western part of Dunrossness. U w. = the western part of Unst. U wg.

= the village of Westing in Unst. Y w. = the western part of Yell. Grid reference. HU (accurate position) Six-figure easting & northing. Latitude. Longitude For a super day out in Shetland we would highly recommend a drive up to see the amazing cliff scenery at Eshaness, roughly 40 miles from Lerwick, in the north west of Northmavine.

On the way back, follow this up with a stop at the Tangwick Haa Museum. Monumental Inscriptions: Parish of Northmavine Bk. 1 (Paperback) Shetland Family History Society £ Paperback.

[S86] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Auchterless Parish, Aberdeen,Church of Scotland, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, LDS Filmtranscribed by the author, unless otherwise noted. [S] Old Parish Register (OPR), Register of Baptisms, Ellon Parish, Aberdeen,Church of Scotland, LDS Family.

The parish of Walls, in the west, is said to contain more voes, whence its name (an erroneous rendering of the Norse waas), than all the rest of Shetland; while the neck of land at Mavis Grind (Norse, maev, narrow; eid, isthmus; grind, gate), forming the boundary between the parishes of Northmavine and Delting, is only 60 yds.

wide and about Shetland OS Name Books, ; Shetland, Volume 13; OS1/31/13/51; Open in new window Download. Shetland Parish of North Yell [initialled] D McK Contributors Delting Parish, Fetlar Parish, Mid Yell Parish, Northmavine Parish, Shetland County, Unst Parish.

OS Maps; Linked mapsheets. Ordnance Survey Six-inch To The Mile, Shetland.