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The history of the shire of Renfrew

George Crawford

The history of the shire of Renfrew

Containing a genealogical history of the royal house of Stewart, with a genealogical account of the illustrious house of Hanover, ... also a genealogical history of the nobility and gentry of the county of Renfrew. ... Brought from the earliest accounts to the year MDCCX, by Mr. George Crawfurd: and continued to the present period by William Semple.

by George Crawford

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Published by printed and sold by Alex. Weir, and by the author in Paisley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4010, no. 08.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii;vi,108;334,5,[1]p.
Number of Pages3345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16944189M


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Crawfurd's History of the Shire of Renfrew, published in three editions over a period of more than one hundred years, is brought together in one volume, to become an indispensable tool for everyone interested in the growth and welfare of the people of the County, from the earliest recorded Charters to the Age of Canals.3/5(1).

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Read more Read lessAuthor: George Crawfurd, George Robertson, William Semple. The history begins with an extended study of the Stewart family and its cadet lines and extended kin, as well as other great families and peers identified with the region or with the Stewarts.

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The history of the shire of Renfrew: containing a genealogical history of the royal house of Stewart, with a genealogical account of the illustrious house of Hanover, from the time of their intermarriage with the Stewart family, to the present period: also, a genealogical history of the nobility and gentry of the county of Renfrew, and an exact survey of the county: together with the present state of the public buildings.

Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario Renfrew (County), Renfrew (Ont.: County) -- History, Renfrew (Ont.: County) -- Biography Publisher Renfrew, Ont.: Smallfield & Sons Collection toronto Contributor Toronto Public Library: Toronto Reference Library Language English.

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The outcome was a defeat of the Lordship of the Isles and the death of Somerled. According to the Poll Tax Roll, made up inthere were 66 weavers in the burgh of Paisley, 32 in the Abbey Parish, from 30 to 40 in Kilbarchan, 9 in Kilmacolm, and a few in Renfrew.

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Original data: Crawfurd, George. The history of the shire of Renfrew: containing a genealogical history of the royal house of Stewart, with a genealogical account of the illustrious house of Hanover, from the time of their intermarriage with the Stewart family, to the present period: also, a genealogical history of the nobility and gentry of the county of Renfrew, and an exact survey of the.

IN the following pages I have tried to tell the history of the County of Renfrew in connection with the history of the country. Use has been made of Crawfurd's History of the Shire and of the editions of it published by Semple and Robertson; but the contents of the volume and the references placed at the foot of the pages, will chew that the.

A genealogical history of the royal and illustrious family of the Stevvarts, from the year to the year To which are prefixed, fisrt [sic], A general description of the Shire of Renfrew Paperback – J Author: George Crawford. A History of the County of Renfrew from the Earliest Times Chapter XXIII.—Burghs Besides the royal burgh of Renfrew, there were anciently in the shire the burgh of regality of Paisley and the burghs of barony of Greenock, Cartsdyke, Inverkip, Gourock.

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Original data: George Crawford and George Robertson. SCT - The Shire of Renfrew ().Paisley, England: H Crichton, The community of Wilno, Ontario is situated on the border of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards and Madawaska Valley townships in Renfrew County, Ontario.

Wilno is nestled in the rolling, picturesque terrain of the Madawaska valley which was largely shaped during the demise of the Laurentide Ice Sheet at the end of the last North American Ice Age. Renfrewshire or the County of Renfrew is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area in the west central Lowlands of contains the local government council areas of Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire, as well as parts of Glasgow and is occasionally named Greater Renfrewshire to distinguish the county from the modern council ment: County: Renfrewshire County Council.

Subsequently, the barony of Renfrew was disjoined from the county of Lanark and erected into a separate shire. The exact date at which this was done is not known. According to Crawfurd, the date isbut according to Chalmers, the charter relied upon for this date does not allude to the barony having been erected into a shire.

The history of the shire of Renfrew.: Containing a genealogical history of the royal house of Stewart, with a genealogical account of the illustrious house of Hanover, from the time of their intermarriage with the Stewart family, to the present period.

also a genealogical history of the nobility and gentry of the county of Renfrew. Works. Crawfurd was the author of: Genealogical History of the Royal and Illustrious Family of the Stewarts from the year to the year ; to which are added the Acts of Sederunt and Articles of Regulation relating to them; to which is prefixed a General Description of the Shire of Renfrew, Edinburgh, ;; The Peerage of Scotland, containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of.

The shires of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachdan na h-Alba), or counties of Scotland, are historic subdivisions of Scotland established in the Middle Ages and used as administrative divisions until Originally established for judicial purposes (being the territory over which a sheriff had jurisdiction), from the 17th century they started to be used for local administration purposes as.

Crawfurd's original publication was a genealogical history of the Stewart family and with the description of Renfrewshire forming a portion of the book. This history was of sufficient interest on its own that it was updated and published separately twice, first in by David Semple, and again in the present edition with further contributions.

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His shop gradually became a centre of discussions for towns people discussing their dreams, latest philosophy and varied topics.A History of the County of Renfrew ebook the Earliest Times Chapter XIII.—Social and Domestic The population of the shire, like that of the country, was divided into the free and the unfree.