Place:


Carluke  Lanarkshire

 

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

Carluke, town and par. with ry. sta., mid. Lanarkshire, 5½ miles NW. of Lanark and 19¼ miles SE. of Glasgow -- par., 15,345 ac., pop. 8552; town, pop. 3867; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is a neat, well-built place, and the centre of business for a considerable extent of surrounding country. Coal, ironstone, limestone, sandstone, abound in the neighbourhood, and are extensively worked.

Carluke through time

Carluke 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 Carluke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17171

Date accessed: 17th September 2019


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