This history of the town of Macduff really started in 1760 when the first harbor was formed nearby. The town was originally named Dounce. Just twenty-three years later James, the second Lord of Fife, decided to rename the town after his family name ‘MacDuff’. The name means ‘son of Dubh’ or the ‘black haired one’. Not much later the village started to flourish and expand. Its industry was ...
The towns of Banff and Macduff lie opposite each other with Banff Bay separating them and can be found in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The town of Banff is made up of a variety of buildings each serving as an excellent example of Georgian architecture. You will notice as you near the harbor side of town that the buildings change to more functional styles.