List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
River Forth River Forth Rev. [Reverend] Robert Paisley
J. Lockhart Esq, Park Terrace
Mr William Knox
Ebenezer Johnston Esq
Statistical Account
017.04 The principal river in Stirlingshire; it takes its rise from a spring near the summit of Ben Lomond and after receiving in its course the Teith, the Allan, and the Devon Waters expands into the estuary called the Firth of Forth. It forms the boundary between the Counties Perth and Stirlingshire for a considerable distance. The tide flows as far up as Craigforth Mill and it is navigable, for small vessels to Ladyneuk about a mile above the Stirling Shore.
Abbey Ferry Abbey Ferry J. Lockhart Esq.
Mr J. McMichan
Ebenezar Johnston Esq.
017.04 A ferry across the river Forth, the direct way from Stirling to Cambuskenneth. The ferryman, pays 70£ a year to the Burgh of Stirling as rent. The charge for crossing is one halfpenny for each person.

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