Quarterland


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
TOMORROW PELAW GRANGE (Subject to alteration) 6.11 (435m): Wilbrook Bingo, Dalton Flight, Easter Rose, Craigneathen Lad, Get In There (M), Quarterland Samy (W).
8.19 (435m): Target Act, Jacees Handbag, Craigneathen Lad, Kendlea Well Lad (M), Ower The Knot (W), Quarterland Samy (W).
6.28 (435m): Eowyn, Kanturk Warrior, Vinegar Hill Hen, Woodys Boston (M), Glengiblin Whizz (W), Quarterland Samy (W).
The move came after a concerted campaign to stop the controversial graveyard at Quarterland Road in Dundrod, Co Antrim.
And of course holding the record for tipping up the biggest-priced winner - Quarterland Ruso - is something to smile about.
Kevin Hutton (Swndn) 4 Oneco Express (M)..............Carol Weatherall 5 Roseville Power (W) ..............Steven Howard 6 Creamery Empire (W)................Chris Allsopp Stanton John name changed from Quarterland John 7.45 485m Flat (OR): Winner PS200 1 Waltzing Canary...........Corren Price (Monm) 2 Titanic Crash .............................Shaun Moore 3 Bramley Finney (M) .........Jamie Hurst (Knsly) 4 Locnamon Brian (M)......................Lynn Short 5 Star One Day (M)..........................James Daly 6 Mottos Blue (W) ..........
William Harrison lived on the Dhowin in Andreavs, a quarterland known to have been occupied by crofters, especially wood-workers.
8.31 (435m): Wilbrook Bingo, Farloe Banker, Dalton Major (M), Dalton Harmomy (M), Wilbrook Rainbow (M), Quarterland Samy (W).
8.45 (435m): Perseverance, Evolution Rebel, Balance Jet, Diegos Echo, Flashing Quest (M), Quarterland Samy (W).
Declan Jordan died when his blue Yamaha crashed on the Quarterland Road in Dundrod, Co Antrim, on Sunday evening.
8.55: 1, QUARTERLAND EVA (3), 9-4; 2, Soju Hipster (6), 7-2; Rafalution (5), 5-4 fav; 5.75, 29.15; PS14.30, trio PS27.99.
9.07 (435m): Farloe Banker, Easter Rose, Dalton Major (M), Snug Monroe (M), Shes Crackers (W), Quarterland Samy (W).