1230s - the Cathedral was enlarged to what
can be seen today, with a Bishops Palace also
built at that time, next to the Cathedral.
1400s? - the Cromlix family gain lands at
Dunblane, building a Castle that has since been
1400s - Edmund Chisholm took control of
1487 - James Chisholm, son of Edmund
Chisholm, became Bishop of Dunblane.
1500s late - the Cromlix lands passed to the
Drummond's, Hay Drummond's, and now Eden
1848 - the Railway Station at Dunblane
opened, with Trains running between Glasgow and
Inverness, and Edinburgh and Inverness, running
through Dunblane, leading to an increase in
1874 - Cromlix Mansion was built for Captain
1878 - the Hydro Hotel opened, bringing in
many Victorian tourists.
1892 - the 9 hole Dunblane Hydropathic Club
was completed on Laighills Park on the Cromlix
Estate, with the first game being between Old
Tom Morris, Ben Sayers and two Locals.
1903 - Cromlix Mansion was enlarged after
being damaged by fire.
1923 - the 18 hole Course for New Dunblane
Golf Club opened, with a Greenkeeper paid £3
per week. The Greenkeeper was given a Horse,
Cart and two Mowers to maintain the course.
1981 - Cromlix Mansion was converted to a
1987 - Andy Murry was born at Dunblane to
mother Judy and father William, a regional
manager of Scottish newsagent chain RS
2012 - Andy Murry won the US Open, first UK
male to win a Grand Slam Tennis tournament
since Fred Perry in 1936.
2012 - Andy Murry won a Gold Medal at the
London Olympics, leading the Post Box on
Dunblane High Street being painted Gold.
2013 - Andy Murry bought Cromlix Hotel.
2015 - Andy Murry married Kim Sears in
Dunblane Cathedral. Kim was born in Barcombe,
East Sussex in England, with her father being
British tennis coach Nigel Sears, probably how
they met. She is an Artist and Author.