Administrative unit

Myrton Burgh

Scottish Burgh/District

Preferred Name:
MYRTON
Unit Type:
Scottish Burgh/District
Status:
Burgh of Barony (1504 - not sustained)
Date created:
1504
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10361229
Authorities:
The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

Notes:

Canmore: "On 4 July, 1504, the king erected the burgh of Merton in favour of Alexander McCulloch of Merton. There are no local records or traditions regarding it, and it must be classed as a mere 'parchment burgh'. Its site now appears on maps as Myreton Castle, in Monreith Park."

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WIGTOWNSHIRE Scottish County     The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MOCHRUM Scottish Parish   1975 The Scottish Archive Network, Scottish Archives Network Gazetteer
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Myrton Burgh through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Burgh/District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10361229

Date accessed: 21st July 2019