The project explores Romantic-period accounts of journeys into Wales and Scotland with a focus on the writings of the Flintshire naturalist and antiquarian Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), whose published Tours of both countries did so much to awaken public interest in the ‘peripheries’ of Britain. Find out more
Main contact: Thomas Clancy
Thomas has 2 listed projects:
Commemorations of Saints in Scottish Place-Names
A map-based database containing 5000 places, 13,000 place-names, and some 750 saints potentially commemorated in these names across Scotland.
Place-Names of the Galloway Glens
This project, part of the Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership, is dedicated to exploring the heritage of Kirkcudbrightshire through its place-names and presents place-names from seven historical parishes of Kircudbrightshire on a series of interactive maps.