25th May 1813

The East Stirling Shire Local Militia came into the town Commanded by Colonel Simpson of Plean.  Severall young men of the town have got commissions in them.  They are about 500 strong mostly young men.  They are to be in training here for one fortnight.  Mrs Whitehead left James Melles’s and went to reside with Mrs Campbell her daughter at St Ninians.

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