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Scottish County Names

Tips to Understanding different counties: Midlothian (formerly Edinburghshire) Moray (formerly Elginshire) Angus (formerly Forfarshire) East Lothian (formerly Haddingtonshire) West Lothian (formerly Linlithgowshire) If you have some confusion as to why some counties contain a hyphen before the -shire suffix, it is to avoid the triple s that would otherwise result. Counties ending in a single… Continue reading Scottish County Names