Falkirk FC Historian

Blog URL:http://falkirkfchistorian.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:falkirk FC, Football, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Falkirk Football Club, Football in Falkirk
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Stirlingshire
Location:Falkirk

A Blog about the little details of Falkirk Football Club [and other local things] that I find interesting and were left out of the other histories.



Latest Blog Posts



Kick meaning Kink

on Mar 18, 2018

There is thing in Cartographic Archeology called a "kick", the word is etymologically from the same source as kink, it is wherein a normally straight road deviates because of a feature, be it natural or because of a landowner.Recently I have resolved...

Sadly footballers are human beings too, therefore suffer from the same foibles we do. This occasionally meanders into the territory of what we call a person, and that that can differ from what the state recognises as that person's name.Families are c...

Charles Edward Napier

on Feb 11, 2018

Last summer, when I was out and about in Grandsable Cemetery I found the stone of a man that was far more famed in Scotland when playing in the Green & White Hoops than in Falkirk's Navy Blue [never mind his time in England]. Such is the manne...

Nobody knew where Randyford was, for a long time I believed Randyford was the same as Woodburn Park which was a Junior ground in the Modern Day Boag used by several minor teams in the 1890s.But I have been convinced otherwise. The term Randyford mea...

I wrote a blog post about John Dora a long time back, he was a Centre-Forward Falkirk signed from Arbroath who scored 2 goals in 3 games before breaking his leg and disappearing from the game.The very little information about him was confusing, for e...

I cannot take credit for finding this grave other than coming across it when searching his name on the internet, in fact I do not believe I have ever been to Kilsyth Cemetery so someone else found it for me. However I do not believe the person who ad...

John MacIntosh

on Sep 2, 2017

Falkirk player from way back then, seems to have been done a slight injustice by the Falkirk Herald, I have gone through the usual places, and it seems that the MacIntosh Family were only ever McIntosh in the Census. Anyway, John MacIntosh played for...