Project References

Database Source: Julian Goodare, Lauren Martin, Joyce Miller and Louise Yeoman, 'The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft', January 2003)

Place-Name References

Alexander, W.M.C. & Third Spalding Club (1952). The place-names of Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen: Printed for the Third Spalding Club.

Blaeu, J (1654). Blaeu's Atlas novus, volume V.

Johnston, J.B. & Royal Scottish Geographical Society (1940). The place-names of Berwickshire, Edinburgh: Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

Márkus, G (2012). The place-names of Bute, Donington [Lincolnshire]: Shaun Tyas.

National Library of Scotland (2019). Explore georeferenced maps - Map images - National Library of Scotland. [online] Available at: [Accessed 16 Aug. 2019].

Ordnance Survey (1885). Map of Great Britain, One Inch 1885-1903. London, Ordnance Survey.

Ordnance Survey (1888). Map of Great Britain, Six Inch 1888-1913. London, Ordnance Survey.

Ordnance Survey (1892). Map of Great Britain, Twenty Five Inch 1892-1914. London, Ordnance Survey.

Pont, T (1583-1614). Pont Maps of Scotland.

Scottish-Places (2019). The Gazetteer for Scotland. [online] Available at: [Accessed 16 Aug. 2019].

ScotlandsPlaces (2019). ScotlandsPlaces. [online] Available at: [Accessed 16 Aug. 2019].

Statistical Accounts (2019). Statistical Accounts of Scotland. [online] Available at: [Accessed 16 Aug. 2019].

Stewart, J (1987). Shetland place-names, Hillhead, Lerwick: Shetland Library and Museum.

Watson, W.J (1904). Place-names of Ross and Cromarty, Inverness: The Northern Counties Printing and Publishing Company.

Witch icon remixed by Stewart Cromar from North Berwick Witches.jpg, Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.


Geographical data located and ArcGIS Online maps produced by Emma Carroll.

Wikidata upload from the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft by Emma Carroll and Ewan McAndrew.

Website and Leaflet map produced by Richard Lawson

Further place-name advice provided by – the Scottish Place-Name Society, Louise Yeoman, Julian Goodare, Simon Taylor, Bruce Gittings, Chris Fleet, Gilbert Márkus and Dòmhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart.

Wikimedia support – Ewan McAndrew, Navino Evans, Martin Poulter and Simon Cobb.

Map icons designed by Stewart Cromar

Query Service linked map produced by Martin Poulter

Isobel Young story map produced by Ewan McAndrew