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.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gorbals, in Glasgow and Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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