Fearn Balintore and Hilton Community Collage

References for Down to the Sea


(Unfortunately, the Parish of Fearn is very poorly written up in both the Statistical Account and the New Statistical Account and therefore assumptions about Fearn have been drawn from the much fuller information given in both these accounts for Tarbat, Nigg, Tain, Kilmuir-Easter and Avoch.)

1.  Scott's 'Fasti'
2.  'Place Names of Ross and Cromarty,' by W.J. Watson
3.  'The Fortified House in Scotland,' Vol. V, by Nigel Tranter
4.  Cadboll papers
5.  Information on the Paris of Fearn supplied by Rev. K. Macfarlane
6.  Statistical Account: Nigg, a; Tarbat, b;Kilmuir Easter, c;Tain.
7.  Extracts of Decreet of Division of the Commonty of Nigg, 1770
8.  New Statistical Account: Nigg, 2; Tain, b; Tarbat, c; Avoch.
9.  'Old Ross-shire and Scotland' by W. MacGill.
10.  'Tain through the Centuries' by R. R. Munro and Jean Munro.
11.  Bain's 'History of Ross,'
12.  'Ross-shire Journal.'
13.  'Scott's Fisherfolk' by Peter F. Anson
14.  Notes for 'A Backward Glance' by Class 111 (1965), Hilton Junior Secondary       School.
15.  Crofters' Commission Report, 1884.
16.  Hugh Millar.
17.  Minutes of Balintore Harbour Trust.
18. 'Random Recollections of Old Rosemarkie,' by Alastair S. Fraser.
19.  Souvenir Brochure of Aberdeen Fish Market, 1939
20.  Minutes of Trustees of 1st District Roads Committee for the County of Ross.
21.   Minutes of the Parish Council of the Parish of Nigg.
22.  Shandwick Estate Feu of 1841 - Momorandum of Agreement and Conditions od Sett.
23.  'My Uncle George' by Alastair Phillips.
24.  'Highland Folkways' by I.F.Grant.
25.  Accounts of Gordons' Stores, Fearn.
26.  'Fisher Folklore' by Peter A. Anson.
27.  'Sea Fishes' by A. Laurence Wells.
28.  'The Silver Bough' by F. Marian McNeill
29.  'Church Life in Ross and Sutherland' by Colin MacNaughton.
30.  'Church Chronicles of Nigg' by Rev. J. R. Martin.
31.  Mariners' Nautical Almanac.
32.  'Inverness Courier.'
33.  Log book of Hilton Public School, 1875-1895.
34.  'This Noble Harbour' (Provisional Title) - late Dr. Ash (forthcoming).

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