Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Kilsyth. You may be able to find further references to Kilsyth in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Kilsyth a town and a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Kilsyth.

Place Type of entry Source
Abroich affluent Bartholomew
Abroich a burn Groome
Arnbrae hamlet Bartholomew
Arnbrae a hamlet Groome
Auchincloch a hamlet Groome
Auchincloich hamlet Bartholomew
Auchinmully, or Lower Banton a village Groome
Auchinmully, or Lower Banton village Bartholomew
Baggage Knowe eminence Bartholomew
Baggage-Knowe a small hill Groome
Banton a village Groome
Berryhill an estate Groome
Berryhill estate Bartholomew
Chapel Green hamlet with school Bartholomew
Colzium glen, seat, and ruined castle Bartholomew
Craigmarloch small village Bartholomew
Dovecotwood old castle Bartholomew
Garvald or Garrel a hill and a burn Groome
Hailston Burn stream Bartholomew
Inchterf a hamlet Groome
Laird's Hill a summit Bartholomew
Low Banton hamlet Bartholomew
Orcbard seat Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Kilsyth within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 3
Thomas Pennant September 5-17: Inveraray to Edinburgh 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Croy 0 2
Dullatur 0 2
Banton 0 2
Condorrat 0 2
Auchendavy 0 2
Cumbernauld 1 2
Inchbelly 0 2
Hollandbush 0 1
Milton 0 3
Birdston 0 2
Castlecary 0 2
Banknock 0 2
Kirkintilloch 0 2
Moodiesburn 0 2
Haggs 0 2
Chryston 0 2
Lenzie 0 2
Auchinloch 0 2
Lennoxtown 0 2
Glenboig 0 2