Place:


Blairgowrie  Perthshire

 

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

Blairgowrie, par. and town, NE. Perthshire, on river Ericht, at terminus of ry., 5 miles NW. of Coupar-Angus by rail, and 458 miles from London; 15,303 ac., pop. 5162; town, pop. 4537; 4 Banks, 1 newspaper; flax spinning is the staple industry of the town. Blairgowrie House is in the vicinity.

Blairgowrie through time

Blairgowrie 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 Blairgowrie itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16624

Date accessed: 18th December 2017


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