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Clackmannnanshire

CLACKMANNANSHIRE   Or, Clackmannan. Scottish county until 1975; A district 1975-96; A unitary authority from 1996. It lies between the River Forth and the Ochil Hills in central Scotland. It was the smallest of the 33 counties of Scotland, and perhaps … Continue reading

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Central

CENTRAL Scottish region formed in 1975 from Stirlingshire, Clackmannan and the southwest of Perthshire. It was divided into three districts, Falkirk, Clackmannan and Stirling.  These became the unitary authorities of Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire when Central Region was abolished in … Continue reading

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Auchterarder

AUCHTERARDER Small sheriffdom in central Scotland – the town lies southwest of Perth, on the road to Stirling.   The sheriffdom was in existence in 1290, the year the Crown became vacant, but soon disappeared into the sheriffdom of Perth, certainly … Continue reading

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