Fordoun  Kincardineshire


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

Fordoun, par. and ry. sta., Kincardineshire, 3¼ miles NE. of Laurencekirk, 26,869 ac., pop. 1992; P.O., T.O.; John of Fordoun (14th century), author of the Scotochronicon, was a monk at Fordoun.

Fordoun through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fordoun, in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th January 2022

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