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ScotlandsP­eople site gets 1,000 additional maps

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ScotlandsP­eople ( scotlandsp­eople. gov.uk) has added 1,000 more maps and plans to its online collection. The maps date from the mid-16th to the mid-20th century. Among the newly added records are examples by notable Scottish surveyors and engineers, including Thomas Telford (1757–1834) and John Home (1733/4–1809). Among them is Home’s 1774 survey of the mouth of the River Ness, which lists the names of landowners along its banks.

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