List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MURDOCH'S FORD (Disused) Murdoch's Ford
Murdoch's Ford
Murdoch's Ford
Murdock's Ford
Mr Edward Bayne Anchorcross near Dunblane
Mr James Cummings Stationers Doune
Mr Robert Cummings Stationers Doune
New Statistical Account for Kilmadock
132 This place is situated on the old high road from Doune to Dunblane, at a point where a burn crosses the road with a low bridge over it (there would likely be no bridge in 1424) about midway between the farms of Greenyards and Anchorcross, and about 2½ miles from Doune and better than one from Dunblane. The stream at this point is the Bdy [Boundary] between Lecropt and Dunblane. Extract from Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] Murdoch, son of Robert, who was son of Robert II, King of Scotland being taken prisoner by the English at the Battle of Homildon in 1401 and Succeeded his father in the government in 1420, but resigned it 4 years afterwards, his resignation was followed by an accusation of high treason against him, his two sons and father-in-law, who was seized and carried prisoner to Stirling, Murdoch was taken betwixt Doune and Dunblane at a small rivulet, which was called "Murdochs Ford", a name which it retains to this day.

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