Place:


Gorbals Lanarkshire

 

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

Gorbals, par., Glasgow, on S. side of river Clyde, 25 ac., pop. 5567; P.O., called Gorbal's Cross.

The location is that of the name "Gorbals" on modern 1:25,000 maps.

Gorbals through time

A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Gorbals has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Glasgow. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Gorbals and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20292

Date accessed: 20th October 2014


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