Interesting Stirlingshire facts
Famous Sussex People
Did you know that the world’s oldest football dates from circa 1540 and was found behind the oak panelling in Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Stirling Castle ? It is on display at the Smith Museum , Stirling. It is only about half the size of a modern football (but give FIFA time and we may get there), with a cow-hide or deer-hide exterior protecting an inflatable pig’s bladder.
Famous Stirlingshire people
Alan Hansen | Alexander Thomson | Andy Murray | Charles Napier | Elizabeth Blackadder | George Younger | James III | James IV | John Aitken | John Erskine | John Grierson | John Smith | Norman McLaren | Rob Roy | Thomas Mitchell | Willie Carson |Read visitor reports on this area