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Comrie  Perthshire

 

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

Comrie.-- par. and vil., mid. Perthshire, on river Earn, 6½ miles W. of Crieff -- par., 6293 ac. (2340 water), pop. 1858; vil., pop. 1038; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. C. is situated in one of the most beautiful districts of Scotland; is the birthplace of George Gilfillan (1813-1878), Scotch divine, critic, and popular essayist; and is frequently visited by earthquakes, C. being on the great line of fault that separates the Highlands and the Lowlands.

Comrie through time

Comrie 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 Comrie itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16646

Date accessed: 27th November 2021


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