Sale! New Orkney Antiquarian Journal - Volume 4 View larger

New Orkney Antiquarian Journal - Volume 4


New product

A fourth volume of historical and archaeological papers relating to Orkney.

Published by Orkney Heritage Society with Orkney Archaeological Trust.


More details

£ 7.50

More info

Volume 4, 2009.

Topics cover a wide range of subjects: the bone called "the Peedie Pict", Ness-names in Orkney and Shetland, traditional settlement patterns, the Bishopric of Orkney and the trial of an Orkney travelling couple.

The papers in this volume cover most of the established scope of the Journal, archaeology, place-names, medieval settlement systems, ecclesiastical history and sociology. 

The contributors are Barabara Crawford, former Honorary Reader at the University of St Andrews School of History and internationally renowned historian; Dave Lawrence, an archaeologist specialising in human skeletal remains; Frans-Arne Stylegar, head of the Department of Monuments and Sites in Vest-Agder County, Norway; Paul Sutherland, practicing solicitor with an interest in social change in 18th and 19th centuries Orkney; and Doreen Waugh, Honorary Fellow of the Department of Celtic and Scottish Studies.

Contents include;

- A Close Look at the 'Peedie Pict'.

- Neglected Topographic Names: ness-names in Orkney and Shetland.

- Township and 'Gard': A comparative study of some traditional settlement patterns in Southwest Norway and the Northern Isles.

- The Bishopric of Orkney within the Archdiocese of Trondheim, 1152/3-1472.

- A Perfect Past? The trial of an Orkney travelling couple, 1898.

- Recent Books and Papers.

30 other products in the same category:

Follow us on Facebook