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Kincardine in Monteith
Kincardine in Monteith
Sheriff's List of Parishes
Old Statistical Account
Oliver and Boyd's Almanack
Registrar General's Return of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Scotland June Qr. [Quarter] 1862
Johnston's County Map
New Statistical Account
Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland
124 ; 131 ; 132 The parish of Kincardine is in Presbytery of Dunblane, Synod of Perth and Stirling. Patron Lady Willoughby de Eresby.
The parish is near the middle of the southern verge of Perthshire. It consists of two parts which are separated from each other by the southern part of the parish of Kilmadock. The main body of the parish is bounded on the west, north, and north east, by Kilmadock parish; on the east, by Lecropt in Perth and Stirlingshire; and on the south, by the parishes of St. Ninians and Gargunnock in Perthshire. The detached portion is bounded on the west, by Port of Monteith parish, on the north and east by Kilmadock parish; and on the south by the parish of Gargunnock in Stirlingshire. The surface of the parish consists, over two thirds of its extent which stretch upwards from the Forth, of carse lands, and over the remaining third on the north of Dryfield; and is almost everywhere nearly a dead level, or has at least a very gentle slope toward the streams. But it presents a series of grounds beautifully cultivated, well enclosed, and adorned on the Teith side with the affluent and wooded demense of Blair Drummond; and lying in the widest part of the Strath of Monteith, screened in the distance, on every side with lofty hills. The soil of the dryfield district is a light loam, formerly studded with numerous nodules of whinstone and a few of plumbcake stone, which greatly obstructed tillage like they were blown with gunpowder and removed. The soil of the carse district is a rich blue clay, lying upon a bed of gravel, which comes near the surface at the northern extremity, and thence dips at the rate of one foot in a hundred toward the Forth, allowing a great average depth to the superincumbent clay. At various depths, the carse has many thin
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County of Perth -- Parish of Kincardine

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