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Hopeman, Moray

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Hopeman, Moray

Hopeman is a seaside village in Moray, Scotland, on the coast of the Moray Firth, founded in 1805 to house and re-employ people displaced during the Highland clearances. The population is around 1,700 people in approximately 670 households.
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyMorayshire
OS GridNJ1469
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Hopeman, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hopeman, fishing vil. with harbour (1865), Duffus par., in co. and 6½ miles NW. of Elgin, pop. 1323; P.O., T.O.; Hopeman was founded in 1805; in vicinity is Hopeman Lodge.

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