Sentence Examples with the word Burgh

KEITH, a police burgh of Banffshire, Scotland, on the Isla, 534 m.

Annan is a burgh of considerable antiquity.

The village grew up round the abbey, and by the 15th century had become sufficiently important to excite the jealousy of the neighbouring burgh of Renfrew.

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ARDROSSAN, a seaport, burgh of barony, and police burgh of Ayrshire, Scotland, 32 m.

After the accession of the Whigs to office in 1832 he held various important offices in the ministry, and most of the measures of reform for Scotland, such as burgh reform, the improvements in the law of entail, and the reform of the sheriff courts, owed much to his sagacity and energy.

ALLOA, a municipal and police burgh and seaport of Clackmannanshire, Scotland.

DUNOON, a police and municipal burgh of Argyllshire, Scotland, on the western shore of the Firth of Clyde, opposite to Gourock.

Hamilton originated in the 15th century under the protecting influence of the lords of Hamilton, and became a burgh of barony in 1456 and a royal burgh in 1548.

The village dates from 1785, and it became a burgh of barony in 1792.

The name is a corruption of Brugh or Burgh Tay, in allusion to the fortress standing on the rock that juts into the Firth.