Bainsford  Stirlingshire


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

Brainsford or Bainsford, a small suburban town in Falkirk parish, Stirlingshire. It stands on the Forth and Clyde Canal, about a mile N of Falkirk; forms, with Grahamstown, a continuous street-line from Falkirk; is included within Falkirk parliamentary burgh; is near Carron iron-works on the S border of Larbert parish; is largely inhabited by persons employed in these works; is connected with the works by a railway; and has a basin for the use of the Carron Company's vessels on the canal, a ropery, and a large saw-mill. Pop. (1831) 791, (1861) 1248, (1871) 1809, (1881) 2380.

Bainsford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th October 2019

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