Perth Places

Born in Perthshire

Our friends at Tippermuir Books have made another of their popular titles available to Made in Perth for free download. Born in Perthshire comprises a series of short essays on well-known figures born within the historical county of Perthshire. Each topical and biographical piece includes an original associated illustration. The book also includes separate […]

Perth Street by Street Promo

Perth: Street by Street

Perth: Street by Street is an architectural, archaeological, geographical, historical, and visual journey around the city of Perth’s c.635 streets, avenues, closes, roads, and vennels. Drawing on a range of disciplines, Perth: Street by Street will appeal both to those readers interested in the history and life of Perth, and to anyone who […]

Schools of Perth

These notes are based on lectures given by Rhoda Fothergill – they were made by a local resident of Perth – Alan Darling – and have been passed to this website. Schools of Perth 1790 to the Disruption 1843 1794 – Charity School funded by Society for Propagation of Christian […]

Perth Prison

Perth Prison was built under the direction of Robert Reid (1774-1856) (“King’s architect and surveyor in Scotland. Reid was responsible for many public works, primarily inEdinburgh, including the Law Courts in Parliament Square. He also worked on the detailed layout of Robert Adam’s Charlotte Square after that architect’s death and built […]