In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Errol like this:
Errol, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Perthshire -- par. 9507 ac., pop. 2421; vil., near river Tay, 1 mile S of sta., which is 10½ miles E. of Perth and 10¼ W. of Dundee, pop. 890; P.O., called Errol Village, and P.O., T.O. at sta., called Errol; 1 Bank; has chemical works, and an engineering and machine-making establishment, and is the centre of business for a considerable part of the Carse of Gowrie; gives the title of earl to the Hays; in vicinity of vil. is Errol Park.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Errol has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Perth and Kinross. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Errol and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Errol, in Perth and Kinross and Perthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time, and maybe some references to other places called "Errol".