Place:


Crieff  Perthshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Crieff like this:

Crieff, market town and par. with ry. sta., S. Perthshire, on r. Earn, 18 m. W. of Perth, 87 NW. of Edinburgh, and 435 NW. of London -- par., 20,385 ac., pop. 4852; town, pop. 4469; P.O., T.O., 6 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Tuesday; has tanneries, chemical manure works, and manufactories of woollen shirtings, blankets, tweeds, and plaidings. Crieff is much resorted to by invalids on account of its salubrious climate and fine scenery. The hydropathic establishment of Strathearn House is 1 mile NE. of the ry. sta.

Crieff through time

Crieff is now part of Perth and Kinross district. Click here for graphs and data of how Perth and Kinross has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Crieff itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Crieff, in Perth and Kinross and Perthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16991

Date accessed: 22nd August 2019


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