In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Glamis like this:
Glamis, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (1½ mile NW. of vil.), on Glamis Burn, in co. and 5½ miles SW. of forfar -- par., 14,347 ac., pop. 1631; vil., pop. 345; P.O., 1 Bank; the par. contains several sculptured stones; Glamis Burn flows 6½ miles NE. through Glen Ogilvie to Dean Water; 1 mile N. of vil. is Glamis Castle, seat of the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, one of the finest specimens of the Scottish baronial style of architecture. Malcolm II. was long (erroneonsly) supposed to have been murdered (1034) in the "King's Room" at Glamis Castle.
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 Glamis has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Angus. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Glamis and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Glamis in Angus | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th May 2013
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