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"Situation and Extent. - Airth lies in the county and presbytery of Stirling, and the synod Perth and Stirling. The extent of the parish, upon the side of the river, is about 6 miles, its medium length 5, and its breadth fully 2 miles. The figure is irregular, and approaches nearest to the parallelogram. The whole parish is a plain, the hills of Airth and Dunmore excepted. This last hill is termed, by some writers Airth-beg or Little Airth."

Parish Of Airth (County of Stirling) by Rev. Mr Robert Ure (Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799)

(See also Tom Paterson's transcription of the "New Statistical Account of 1841", his transcription of the 1951/61 Statisical Account , and Edinburgh Universities "Gazetteer for Scotland")


Tom Paterson has transcribed the 1881 census entries for Airth.


A little of the history of Airth parish can be found at the 'electricscotland' web-site as an extract from the History of Stirlingshire.

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Last updated 27-Dec-2009