BURNBANKS, a village, in the parish of Nigg, county of Kincardine; containing 60 inhabitants. It is a small village, lying contiguous to two others, on the eastern coast, and is occupied by fishermen, who have two boats engaged in the white-fishery, and three boats which proceed yearly to the herring-fishery on the north coast.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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