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short history of Alloa

T. Crouther Gordon

short history of Alloa

by T. Crouther Gordon

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Published by Clackmannan District Libraries in Clackmannan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby T. Crouther Gordon ; with a foreword by the Earl of Mar & Kellie.
The Physical Object
Pagination88p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20302443M

ALLOA, a municipal and police burgh and seaport of Clackmannanshire, Scotland. It is situated on the north bank of the Forth, 32 m. from Edinburgh by the North British railway via the Forth Bridge, and 28 m. from Leith by steamer.   This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue.

South Alloa Stirlingshire. In , Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described South Alloa like this: Alloa, South, a hamlet in Airth parish, Stirlingshire, on the right bank of the river Forth, at Alloa Ferry, and at the terminus of the Larbert and South Alloa branch of the Caledonian railway, 6 miles ESE of Stirling. The ferry at Alloa was first mentioned in charters dating back to the 14th century. By the early 19th century there was a demand for quicker and more reliable transport between the north and south shores of the Forth, particularly to service the local coal industry and glassworks.

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A short history of George Younger & Son Ltd, Alloa / The castle of Alloa, anciently one of the residences of the Scottish kings, was in the thirteenth century given by David II.

to Lord Erskine, in exchange for the estate of Strathgartney, in the county of Perth. Of the ancient edifice, one tower only is now remaining, eighty-nine feet in height, and the walls eleven feet in thickness; the other.

In addition to the brewing of beer, Alloa is the site of the former Carsebridge Distillery. According to Alfred Barnard, the Victorian historian of British distilling and brewing, the distillery was founded as a malt distillery by John Bald in Country: Scotland.

Aye – was frae a laddie fae Alloa. An’ the hunners an’ thoosans o’ bricks that were used – not just lovely terracotta ones, but beautiful glazed white ones: came from Alloa. Another big chunk of our history – famous brick & tile works: Alloa bricks made right here in the town – went all over the world – like our glass and pottery.

Alloa: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Alloa. Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since Browse 9 photo books on Alloa and the surrounding area.

See All Books Memories of Alloa Read and share your memories of Alloa itself or of a particular photo of Alloa. History [edit | edit source]. ALLOA, a burgh of barony, sea-port town, and parish, in the county of Clackmannan, 7 miles (E.) from Stirling; containing the villages of Cambus, Coalyland, Holton-Square, and place, of which the name, in various documents Aulewoy and Alloway, is supposed to signify, in the Gaelic language, "the way to the sea," includes also the ancient parish of.

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Tommy Spiers, the story of a boxing champion from Alloa (). [Clackmannan Libraries] 97 pages. Three Tears for Glasgow (). Jimmy Murray, pages. Triumph to Tragedy, the Jackie Paterson story (). John Morrison. Tartan Legend (). Ken Buchanan. Gilroy Was Here, the life and career of Bert Gilroy ().

J Glen and I McFarlane. James Andrew Archibald born Alloason of Thomas Archibald b Alloa & Isabella Paton b Lived on Park Place and his occupation was House Painter but he was also an artist. Came to America in to visit son Tom and died here in Seeking info for Thomas' & Isabella's parents.

Early life and education. Short was born in Stirling, was raised in nearby Tullibody, a village in the County of attended the county grammar school, Alloa received the MA in geography from Aberdeen University in followed by a PhD in geography from the University of Bristol, with a received dissertation, "Residential Mobility in The Private.

To book a place please telephone the Registration Office. Archives. The Family History Centre also gives access to Clackmannanshire's archives. These include many fascinating records, photographs, and maps from all parts of Clackmannanshire (eg poor records, school records, old newspapers, estate and business records etc).

Replacement Certificates. of glass, woollens, machinery, and pottery, is carried on; while in the vicinity are extensive coal-pits. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) Adjacent to the town are Alloa House (seat of Earl of Mar and Kerrie) and the remains of ancient mansion of Earls of Mar.

The history of Alloa as a port goes back further than written records. The first record shows that in coal was being carried from Alloa to Inch Keith, an island on the River Forth.

At this time the roads were few and poor. Alloa is high up on the River Forth, therefore, cargoes could be taken faster and cheaper by river to its inland position. Timeline History of AlloaGo back. Alloa's total population according to the Census was 5, Mills Brewery was opened. A whisky distillery was founded at Cambus.

Alloa Ale Brewing Company began brewing in the town. The 'spinning jenny' was introduced to Alloa, at John Paton's Kilncraig mill. introduction of a new, continuous distillation process. Within a short space of time the market was flooded with cheap alcohol. and a few mentions in local history books.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get a short history of romania book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Alloa is a town on the north side of the River Forth in Clackmannanshire. The settlement was established at a crossing point on the river.

By medieval times a ferry operated between Alloa and South. Alloa is the main town serving Scotland's smallest local authority area, Clackmannanshire. It lies on the north bank of the River Forth, some six miles east of Stirling and two miles west of Clackmannan.

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