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  • BO'NESS, or Borrowstounness, a municipal and police burgh and seaport of Linlithgowshire, Scotland.
  • Blackness, on the coast farther east, was the seaport of Linlithgow till the rise of Bo'ness, but its small export trade now mainly consists of coal, bricks, tiles and lime.
  • South of Bo'ness, a seat of the duke of Hamilton, formerly a keep, was fortified by the regent Arran, plundered by the rebels in Queen Mary's reign, and reconstructed in the time of Charles II.
  • Though Roebuck lost all his money in the coal-mines and salt works which he established at Bo'ness, the development of the mineral resources of the district may be regarded as due to him.
  • The carses of the Forth extend seawards as far as Bo'ness and consist chiefly of raised beaches.

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