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BLACKFORD, Perthshire

"BLACKFORD, village and parish in south-east of Perthshire. The village stands 10 miles north-east of Dunblane, and has a post office, with money order department, under Braco, a railway station, a banking office, a hotel, Established and Free churches, a public school with about 116 scholars. Pop. 679. - The parish is about 10 miles long and 5 broad, and comprises 21,453 acres. Real property in 1880-81, £17,588. Pop. 1595. The River Earn bounds the north, Devon water the south, and the Madrany, the Ruthven, and Allan traverse parts of the interior. The northern district is rich, well-cultivated strath; the middle district comprises Tullibardine glen and moor; and the southern district is part of the Ochil Hills. There are 3 public schools for 231 scholars.

Wilson, Rev. John, The Gazetteer of Scotland,1882.


Cemeteries
Census
Church Records
Gazetteers


Cemeteries

  1. Blackford Churchyard

  2. Gleneagles

  3. Tullibardine

The interment register for 1 is available at the local council offices in Crieff. Please consult the cemeteries page.

There are pre 1855 inscriptions available for all in Monumental inscriptions (pre-1855) in South Perthshire.

Census

The GRO(S) Ref. No. is 333. Please consult the county page for general information.

Church Records

Please consult the county page for general information.

Church of Scotland (OPR)

GRO(S) Ref. No.      
333/1 B 1721-1819 M 1738-1819 D-
333/2 B 1820-54 M 1820-54 D-

Gazetteers

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