Quarterland


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Quarterland

An obsolete Scottish unit of area. A quarterland was the amount of land on which rent of two ounces of silver could be charged. In some areas, however, it indicated an area on which 1/4 ounce of silver was assessed. This system was used in western and northern Scotland.
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30 (435m): Inislosky Sigrun, Hannahs Hand Bag, Daddy Said So, Dalton Daley (M), Simple Girl (M), Quarterland Samy (W).
The Ulster Grand Prix Supporters Club said they are "united with a majority of local residents in their opposition to the planned cemetery site", which is to be located at Quarterland Road.
And of course holding the record for tipping up the biggest-priced winner - Quarterland Ruso - is something to smile about.
Chris Allsopp Stanton John name changed from Quarterland John 7.
William Harrison lived on the Dhowin in Andreavs, a quarterland known to have been occupied by crofters, especially wood-workers.
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20 (435m): Juicy Robbie, Dipton Rex, Hannahs Hand Bag, Wilbrook Bingo, Juicy Ryder, Quarterland Samy (W).
34 225m The Happy Birthday Carly Oliver Race 1 Diesel Sammy (M H Fawsitt, Unatt) 2 Colourful Bolt (M L Locke, Romfd) 3 Quarterland Ruso (m) (P W Young, Romfd) 4 Garryglass Sarah (m) (R Senior, Notts) 5 Billymatt (w) (M E Wiley, Romfd) 6 Oscars Cobra (w) (J W Reynolds, Romfd) 20.
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13 (480m): Hey Noah, Shellam Shiva, Shellam Belle, Quarterland Eva, Kush Kush, Highview Mark 20.
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