Customs Prosecution

Alloa CustomsCollectors Quarterly AccountsKincardine Shipping Details1742 – 1829 A Prosecution having been commenced in the Court of Exchequer Candlemas Term, 1791, By English Bill against John Jameson, John Stein, James Stein, Richard Philp, Partners in Trade...

Port of Alloa

By the mid 1700’s Alloa had also become a major port, Its growth mainly brought on by Scottish merchants being able to trade with America after the 1707 Act of Union. Glasgow merchants built extensive warehousing to hold stocks of sugar and tobacco which had...

Port of Kincardine

According to Statistical Reports there was no shipping of any consequence in the early 1700s, only five ships from 10 – 20 tons used to tranfer salt to Lieth and return with wood and iron for local salt pans and the lime trade. By 1740 Kincardine had become a...