Place:


Cambuslang  Lanarkshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Cambuslang like this:

Cambuslang, town and par. (consisting of a cluster of vils.) with ry. sta., N. Lanarkshire, near river Clyde, 3¾ miles SE. of Glasgow -- par., 5160 ac., pop. 9447; town, pop. 5538; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has weaving and coal-mining; was the scene, in 1741, of an extraordinary religious revival.

Cambuslang through time

Cambuslang is now part of South Lanarkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Lanarkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cambuslang itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cambuslang in South Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16359

Date accessed: 13th November 2018


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