Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire, a midland county of Scotland, stretching E. and W. from Dumbarton (W.) to the Forth (E.); between Lanark (S.) and Perth (N.) it forms the borderland between the Lowlands and the Highlands; Loch Lomond skirts the western border, and on the northern Loch Katrine, stretching into Perthshire; Ben Lomond and lesser heights rise in the NW.; main streams are the Avon, Carron, Bannock, &c.; between Alloa and Stirling stretches the fertile and well-cultivated plain, “The Carse of Stirling”; in the W. lies a portion of the great western coal-field, from which coal and iron-stone are largely extracted; principal towns are Stirling (q.v.), Falkirk, and Kilsyth; interesting remains of Antoninus' Wall, from Forth to Clyde, still exist; within its borders were fought the battles of Bannockburn, Sauchieburn, Stirling Bridge, Falkirk, &c.

Population (circa 1900) given as 126,000.

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

Stirling * Stirrup Cup
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
Stokes, Sir George Gabriel

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