Stirling

Stirling, the county town of Stirlingshire, and one of the most ancient and historically-interesting cities of Scotland; occupies a fine site on the Forth, 36 m. NW. of Edinburgh and 29 m. NE. of Glasgow; most prominent feature is the rocky castle hill, rising at the westward end of the town to a height of 420 feet, and crowned by the ancient castle, a favourite Stuart residence, and associated with many stirring events in Scottish history, and utilised now as a garrison-station; interesting also are “Argyll's Lodging,” Greyfriars Church (Pointed Gothic of the 15th century), the fine statue of Bruce, &c.; has manufactures of tartans, tweeds, carpets, &c., and a trade in agricultural and mining products.

Population (circa 1900) given as 17,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Stirling-Maxwell * Stirlingshire
Stigand
Stigmata
Stilicho
Still, John
Stilling, Jung
Stillingfleet, Edward
Stipple
Stirling, James Hutchison
Stirling, William Alexander, Earl of
Stirling-Maxwell
Stirling
Stirlingshire
Stirrup Cup
Stobæus, Joannes
Stock Exchange
Stockholm
Stockmar, Baron de
Stockport
Stockton-on-Tees
Stoics
Stoke-upon-Trent

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Antique pictures of Stirling

Links here from Chalmers

Alexander, William
Baston, Robert
Bayard, Peter Du Terrail, Chevalier De
Bruce, James
Buchanan, George
Concanen, Matthew
Drummond, William
Erskine, Ebenezer, A. M.
Erskine, John
Fordyce, James
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