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

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

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: 27th April 2017


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