Aird

   AIRD, a village, in the parish of Inch, county of Wigton; containing 18 inhabitants. It is situated near the head of Loch Ryan bay, about a mile eastward of Stranraer, and the same distance south-west of the parochial church.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Aird — may refer to any of following places: *Aird, Dumfries and Galloway *Aird, Inverness, a district of the county of Inverness *Aird, Western Isles ( Aird An Rubha ) *Aird Asaig *Aird of Kinloch *Aird of SleatFor people named Aird see Aird… …   Wikipedia

  • Aird — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: John Aird (1833–1911), britischer Ingenieur Thomas Aird (1802–1876), schottischer Dichter Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aird — (spr. ǟrd), Thomas, schott. Dichter und Schriftsteller, geb. 28. Aug. 1802 zu Bowden in Roxburghshire, gest. 25. April 1876 in Edinburg, studierte daselbst, wurde Journalist und schrieb »The old bachelor in the old Scottish village« (1845, neue… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aird — Recorded in the spellings of Aird and Airds, this is a Scottish locational surname of considerable antiquity and history. It originates from either the village of Aird near Hurlford, in Ayrshire, or from the hamlet of Aird, in the parish of Inch …   Surnames reference

  • Aird — Robert B., U.S. neurologist, *1903. See Flynn A. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Aird (surname) — Aird is a surname, and may refer to:* Alastair Aird * Catherine Aird * Holly Aird, British actress * John Aird: **Sir John Aird (1833 1911), English engineering contractor associated with Aswan Dam, MP for North Paddington **Sir John Aird (1855… …   Wikipedia

  • Aird, Western Isles — Aird (Gaelic: Aird An Rubha) is a village in the Scottish council area of Eilean Siar (Western Isles). It is located on the Eye Peninsula in the east coast of the Isle of Lewis. It is home to a shop/post office, and one of Scotland s oldest… …   Wikipedia

  • Aird, Dumfries and Galloway — Aird (Gaelic: An Àird ) is a village in the Scottish council area of Dumfries and Galloway, four kilometres from Stranraer …   Wikipedia

  • Aird of Kinloch — (Gaelic: An Àird ) is a rocky outcrop between Loch Scridain and Loch Beg on the Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • Aird an Rùnair — is the most westerly point of the island of North Uist in the Western Isles of Scotland. The headland is approximately 4km south west of Balmartin …   Wikipedia

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