Alford  Aberdeenshire


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

Alford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in mid of co. and 29½ miles NW. of Aberdeen, on river Don, 9102 ac., pop. 1472; vil., pop. 529; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. It has important grain and cattle markets.

Alford through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Alford in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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