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Definition of Commonty

Commonty
Commonty Com"mon*ty, n. (Scots Law) A common; a piece of land in which two or more persons have a common right. --Bell.

Meaning of Commonty from wikipedia

- of common land in lowland Scotland and the Highland fringes were commonties. A commonty is an area of land where the rights of property or use are shared...
- 295°N 2.502°W / 57.295; -2.502 The Colony was a squatters' community on "commonty", or common land, on one side of Bennachie, a range of hills near Aberdeen...
- split into two parts. The east Den lies to the east of Bellies Brae (The Commonty) and the west Den lies to the west of Bellies Brae. This park has a paddling...
- separate, complex history of landownership relating to its status as a commonty, which has involved a large number of disputes since the 16th century....
- our glorious heritage”. The Cornet is charged to ride the marches of the commonty of Hawick and return the Flag “un****ed and unstained”. The Halberdier...
- 24 July – people of Alyth march on Alyth Hill to ****ert their right of commonty over the land October – the Scottish Covenant, calling for the establishment...
- Confirmation Act 1695 (c.72) [12mo ed: c. 41] (still in force) Division of Commonties Act 1695 (c.69) [12mo ed: c. 38] (still in force) Act anent Executry and...
- p****ed in 1695 allowed the consolidation of runrigs and the division of commonties and common pasture and small scale enclosures began to be carried out...
- largely intact up to the 20th century, mainly as a result of its status as a Commonty. This system of land tenure protected the site from enclosure and reclamation...
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