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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire. 110743
Ayr Ayr is a resort town, situated on the Firth of Clyde, about 42 miles southwest of Glasgow. It was here, in 1297, that William Wallace burned the military barracks of King Edward I of England. Originally known as... 75831
Ayrshire 8617
Back District, Lewis The district known as Back is on the east side of the Isle of Lewis. In the past the area included Back Tack, Gress Tack and the Coll Tacks. Later the villages of Old Back and Old Gearraidh Ghuirm came into being in the... 115500
Back, Lewis The village of Back came into being in 1851 when Old Back was relotted. It lies on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis to the north of Stornoway, in the district of Back. Over time the number of crofts have increased to... 4002
Badachro, Ross & Cromarty Badachro, once a busy fishing village, is a small settlement on the southern shore of Loch Gairloch in Ross & Cromarty, about 2 miles from the village of Gairloch.   77680
Baddeck Forks, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Baddeck Forks is situated in Victoria County. It lies a few miles north of Baddeck. 113430
Baddeck, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Baddeck is situated in Victoria County, Cape Breton. 117390
Bagh Reumsabhagh The settement of Bàgh Reumsabhagh was probably part of the Seaforth tack. In the 1820s, there were six tenants and two cottars living here: Donald Macdonald, Snr - no further trace Donald Macdonald, Jnr - no further... 36861
Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. 119127
Baildon, Yorkshire Baildon is a town in Yorkshire. It lies 3 miles north of Bradford city centre. 106317
Baile Aird an Troim A small settlement beside Aline which shows 6 tenants living there in 1807 as follows: Donald MacFinlay; John Macleod; Kenneth Mackinnon; Murdo Smith; John Smith; Kenneth Macaskill. The 1841 Census shows two... 50592
Baile Geàrr, Borve 108322
Baile Mhic Coinein, North Uist Baile Mhic Coinein now forms part of Newton, North Uist. Along with neighbouring Baile Mhic Phàil, the township was cleared for a farm in 1826. 109351
Baile a' Ghobhainn, Lewis Baile a' Ghobhainn, situated near Uig sands, was a vernacular name for an area of the village of Penny Donald, one of the three small villages cleared in the late 1830s to make way for the farm at Ardroil. The area is... 2776
Baile a' Ghriasaich, Lewis Baile a' Ghriasaich, situated near Uig sands, was a vernacular name for an area of the village of Penny Donald, one of the three small villages cleared in the late 1830s to make way for the farm at Ardroil. The area is... 50267
Baile na Cille, Isle of Pabbay The Ordnance Survey Name Book of 1876-1878 describes Baile na Cille as "a district of crofters houses the whole of which are now nearly level with the surface of the ground. There is a shepherds house here occupied by a... 119674
Baile na Cille, Lewis Baile na Cille (also known as Balnacille or Balnacil), the Place of the Sanctuary, is a low promontory at the north end of Uig Sands. The area is believed to have been a centre for worship for many centuries; certainly... Yes 2770
Baile nan Cnocan Fraoich see Baile nan Cnocan Fraoich 50593
Baile, Berneray Baile is located within Ruisgarry. Its name can be translated as village. Located here is croft 8 Ruisgarry and a cluster of cottars' homes. Most are now empty, but two have been converted into use as a hostel, run by... 67355
Baillieston, Glasgow Baillieston is a district (locals still say 'village') of Glasgow. It is situated on the north side of the Clyde, in the East End of the city.   46221
Bain Square, Stornoway 109764
Balallan, Lewis A straggling crofting township of around 80 crofts, which lies at the head of Loch Erisort on the road from Stornoway to Tarbert. According to D Maciver in Place-names of Lewis and Harris: Balallain: some say this name... Yes 4974
Balallan, Quebec Balallan is a town in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada, near the city of Scotstown. It was said to have been named by Murdo Macdonald and his family after they emigrated to Quebec, from 14 Balallan, Lewis, in 1873. 119109
Baleloch, North Uist 109413
Balelone, North Uist 108065
Balemore, North Uist Balemore is on the west coast of North Uist. It is part of Paible township. 76786
Balerno, Edinburgh Balerno is a suburb of Edinburgh, situated to the south-west of the city at the foot of the Pentland Hills. The eighteenth century saw a lot of new development in this area in the form of flax, snuff and paper mills and... 53824
Baleshare, North Uist Baleshare is a small island linked to the west coast of North Uist by a causeway. Before the causeway was built, access was across the sand at low tide. 37423
Balfron, Stirlingshire Balfron is a village situated near Endrick Water, 18 miles west of Stirling and 16 miles north of Glasgow. 60565

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