Place:Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

Coordinates56.15°N 3.817°W
Located inClackmannanshire, Scotland     (1855 - 1975)
Also located inStirlingshire, Scotland     ( - 1855)
Central Scotland, Scotland     (1975 - 1996)
Clackmannan (council area), Scotland     (1996 - )
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Alva is a parish in Clackmannanshire, containing a village of the same name and also the village of Menstrie.

The parish of Alva was in Stirlingshire until 1855. Therefore all the Old Parish Registers and the first two censuses are filed under Stirlingshire, but civil registrations and post-1855 censuses are filed under Clackmannanshire.

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