"Name, Situation, &c. - The origin of the name of Denny is unknown - The parish lies in the county and presbytery of Stirling and the synod of Perth and Stirling. - It is about 4 miles in length, 2½ in breadth. - The soil, about the town, or village of Denny, and indeed throughout the greater part o the parish, is dry and sandy; but in some places, it is wet, and has a good deal of clay in it. - The air is reckoned pure and healthy, and many of the people attain a good old age. Some, however, are much troubled with rheumatic complaints; and fevers frequently prevail, and are often fatal."
Parish of Denny (County of Stirling) by the Rev. Mr. Thomas Fergus (Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799)
|Denny Parish Church, Denny, Church of Scotland|
|Denny United Presbyterian Church, Denny, United Presbyterian Church|
|St Alexander, Denny, Roman Catholic|
|Denny Free Church, Denny, Free Church of Scotland|
- The transcription of the section for Denny from the National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868).
- See also Edinburgh University's "Gazetteer for Scotland"
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