Nairnshire


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Nairnshire

(ˈnɛənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
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(Placename) (until 1975) a county of NE Scotland, now part of Highland
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"I know that the local community will be delighted by this news, particularly as Moray and Nairnshire has such a strong tradition of support for the armed forces.
One of them, Mr Statter said, was Private Nona Chakasuam who arrived in Stirling in 1917 and worked cutting down trees in Nairnshire and the central belt.
In the Nairnshire Telegraph and General Advertiser, a poem by 'T' written during Kossuth's 1856 tour opened by imagining the experience of attending one of Kossuth's speeches:
Ken Nisbet, who compiled the Nairnshire roll of honour of the Great War, has been involved in military research for over 30 years.
The guest speaker will be Ken Nisbet, who compiled the Nairnshire roll of honour for the 1914-1918 conflict and has been involved in military research for more than 30 years.
Jenny's example has given Brian the encouragement to lose a stone and the couple regularly runs 5Ks with their sons David, five, and Henry, three, Recently, Jenny completed the Nairnshire Challenge, which involves a 30-mile run and a 17-mile bike ride.
(3) Nairnshire Telegraph, 10 October 1960 and 4 July 1967.
Total quantity or scope: Approximately 1346 units located as follows Inverness Area (507); Ross-shire Area (602); Nairnshire Area (216); Caithness & Sutherland Area (21).
Captain John McGregor, Cawdor, Nairnshire; Canadian Mounted Rifle Cambrai, September 29–October 3
As well as being the author of the romantically observed landscapes of south west Wales and Nairnshire, Campbell is a modern artist who admires such artists as Ben Nicholson as well as the previously mentioned English painters of the inter-war years.
They also endeavoured to uphold customary port-side working hours (initially 12 hours but eight hours by the 1870s reflecting the influence the eight hour day movement in Australia) This led to strikes on the Benjamin Heaps, JEH, Glonshee, Victorian, Moreton, Nairnshire, Donna Francesca and many other ships.
Further, it is barely acceptable at the present time, given the accessibility of genealogical data, especially (once again) on the World Wide Web, to state simply and without elaboration, 'Walker mentions two fiddlers in Kilmarnock in addition to McCrone: Andrew Templeton and Lawrence Ritchie', or 'Robert Smith of Lossiemouth was born in Ardach in Nairnshire and died around the late 1880s' (both examples on p.