In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Stonehaven like this:
Stonehaven, seaport and co. town of Kincardineshire-Dunnottar and Fetteresso pars., on Stonehaven Bay, at the influx of the Carron and the Cowie, 16 miles SW. of Aberdeen by rail, pop. 3957; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday. It consists of an old and a new town joined by a bridge over the Carron, and has a good harbour and important fisheries.
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 Stonehaven has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Aberdeenshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Stonehaven and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stonehaven, in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
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