Place:


Stonehaven  Kincardineshire

 

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.

Stonehaven through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17373

Date accessed: 14th August 2020


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