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Pont Maps of Scotland, ca. 1583-1614 - Pont texts

Pont texts graphic index

The Pont texts contain descriptive topographic information, believed to derive from Timothy Pont. They form a useful complement to his maps. Read more about the Pont texts. We are very grateful to Dr Jean Munro for transcribing all the Pont texts shown here on this website.

There are four ways to search the texts:

  1. To find texts for a particular area, click on the relevant section of the index map to the right.
  2. The list of regions is a brief list of areas Pont and Macfarlane used as headings for sections of the texts.
  3. The place name list is a more detailed search by specific placenames.
  4. Free text search for words as written in their original form:
Graphic Index - North Graphic Index - Perthshire and environs Graphic Index - southwest Scotland default