An Illustrated History and Geography of Bonnybridge
"I thought you said 'Bonny' meant 'beautiful...?"
An alien came tae Bonnybrig
In a braw wee warp-drive rocket.
He landit in a glaury park,
And then he went hame mawkit!
This is an ongoing project which will build up a picture of
the REAL history and geography of Bonnybridge and its surroundings - hopefully
of interest to residents and, perhaps, pupils looking for research material for
a school topic (no little green men!). More information about High Bonnybridge
and Greenhill can be found at the Greenhill Historical Society website -
Part 1 - From pre-history to the Romans.
Part 2 - From the Middle Ages to Post-Reformation
Part 3 - Agriculture and Industry
Part 4 - Bonnybridge Brickworks
Part 5 - Bonnybridge Iron Works
Part 6 - War Memorials (WW1 and WW2)
Part 7 - More old Bonnybridge Industry Photographs
Part 8 - Bonnybridge Then and Now
BONNYBRIDGE PICTURE GALLERY
If you read anything in this which you know to be wrong please contact the webmaster and put him right!
(A note of thanks here to the Reverend James Waugh MA, HCF whose detailed history "The Vale of Bonny in History and Legend" - published 24th May, 1981 by Falkirk District Libraries and Museums - forms the basis of this 'little history'.)
Another short history of Bonnybridge is available here on the website of the Falkirk Local History Society.
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