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English nameInverurie
Gaelic nameInbhir Uaraidh
Meaningmouth of the Urie

Location and type of place name

LocationAberdeenshire
Local authorityAberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townINVERURIE
Postcode areaAB51
OS sheet number421
OS grid referenceNJ772213
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG inbhir ~ confluence, river mouth; Uaraidh ~ river name, poss. meaning 'landslip river'
Element typewater, water associated (except marsh)

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Further Information

Language notes 
Sources
Ennroury 1165-69 Historical Records of the Family of Leslie, p. 150
Inuerury x2 1165x1214 Chr. Lindores, cxxxix
Inuerurin 1172x1182 Chr. Lindores, i
ecclesiam de Inueruri, Inuerurin c. 1198x1199 Chr. Lindores, ii
Inueruri 1200-1207 Chr. Lindores, lxxxi
Inuerurin 1202x1203 Chr. Lindores, ii
Inuerurin x2 c. 1213 Chr. Lindores, xciv
Inueruri x2 1219x1232 Chr. Lindores, xv
Inueruri x3 1232x1237 Chr. Lindores, xvii
Inuerrury 1232x1237 Chr. Lindores, xviii
Inueruri 1253 Chr. Lindores, lxxxiv
Inuirury Inuyrowry 1263 Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff, I, 562
Invethurin 1291 Theiner cccxxxv
Inuerowry 1297 Abd. Reg., i 37
Inuerowry 1366 Abd. Reg. ii, 55
Inueruryn x2 1375 Chr. Lindores, xcii
Inuyrowry 1424 Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff, I, 555
Enroury 1432 Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff, I, 556
Inueroury 1464 Abd. Reg., i 286,
Inueroury 1467 Abd. Reg., i 287
Inuerowry 1469 Abd. Reg., i 289
Inuerowry 1464 Abd. Reg., i 293
Inuerowry 1466 Abd. Reg., i 297
Inuerowrye, Inuerorye c. 1470 Abd. Reg., i 306
Inuerowry 1476 Abd. Reg., i 311
Inueroury 1498 Abd. Reg., i 344
fortre de Inverury 1538 ER xvii, Libri Responsionum
Inueroury 1540 Abd. Reg. ii 324
Inueroury 1548 Abd. Reg., i 423
parochia de Inverurie 1620 RMS viii, no. 13
parochia de Inverurie 1622 RMS viii, no. 296
parochiam de Inverurie 1622 RMS viii, no. 564
terrarum de Inverurie 1624 RMS viii, no. 653
Inverury 1625 Retours (Aberdeen) 194
Inverurie 1624 RMS viii, no. 1120
Inverurie 1624 RMS viii, no. 1477
Inverurie 1631 RMS viii, no. 1750
Innerurie 1643 Retours (Aberdeen) 270
Innerourie 1654 Retours (Aberdeen) 281
Inverwrie 1657 Retours (Aberdeen) 336
Inner-uria x2 1651x1660 Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen and Banff, I, 22
Inverurie 1670 Retours (Aberdeen) 398
Inverurie 1683 Retours (Aberdeen) 457
inner-uori Diack Inscriptions, 183
in Gaelic Inbhir-uaraidh Diack in Aberdeen Free Press 15/4/1911
Inbhir Uaraidh Mark
inj?r u:r i Tobar an Dualchais 70486 (0:41)
Additional infoSee Beveridge 116 for old forms and MacDonald 1952, 304 and 405-6.
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