Place:


Stenhousemuir  Stirlingshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Stenhousemuir like this:

Stenhousemuir, a small town in Larbert parish, Stirlingshire, 3 furlongs NE of Larbert station, and 3 miles NNW of Falkirk. It presents an orderly and pleasant appearance; consists chiefly of one-story and two-story houses, many of them with gardens attached; has a post office, with money order, savings' bank, and telegraph departments, a branch of the Royal Bank, a public hall, a Free church, and a public school; and adjoins the large common on which the Falkirk trysts have been held since 1785. ...


Pop. (1841) 1206, (1861) 1392, (1871) 1872, (1881) 2617.—Ord. Sur., sh. 31, 1867.

Stenhousemuir through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22277

Date accessed: 30th November 2021


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