Place:


Balfron  Stirlingshire

 

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

Balfron, par. and vil., W. Stirlingshire, 20 miles SW. of Stirling by rail, 7820 ac., pop. 1327; vil., pop. 970; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The vil. is 1¾ mile E. of the ry. sta.; cotton-spinning is carried on.

Balfron through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16912

Date accessed: 23rd March 2019


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