Fraserburgh is a Parish town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a populace recorded in the 2011 Census at 13,100. It lies at the far upper east corner of Aberdeenshire, around 40 miles north of Aberdeen, and 17 miles north of Peterhead. It is the greatest shellfish port in Scotland and one of the biggest in Europe, arriving more than 5,450 tons in 2016. Fraserburgh is additionally a noteworthy port for white and pelagic fish.
The name of the town implies, truly, 'burgh of Fraser', after the Fraser family that purchased the grounds of Philorth in 1504 and from there on realized real change because of venture throughout the following century. Fraserburgh turned into a burgh of barony in 1546. By 1570, the Fraser family had fabricated a manor Fraserburgh Castle at Kinnaird Head and inside a year a congregation was worked for the region. By the 1590s, the territory now known as Faithlie had built up a little harbor.
In 1592, Faithlie was renamed Fraserburgh by a sanction of the Crown under King James VI. Sir Alexander Fraser was offered authorization to enhance and administer the town as Lord Saltoun. At present this title is still in presence and is held by Flora Fraser, twentieth Lady Saltoun and head of Clan Fraser. The Royal Charter likewise offered authorization to construct a school and college in Fraserburgh permitting the Lord Saltoun to designate a minister, a vital, a sub-foremost, and every one of the educators for showing the diverse sciences.