In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Shettleston like this:
Shettleston, town and quoad sacra par., Barony par., Lanarkshire, 3 miles E. of Glasgow by rail - quoad sacra par., pop. 9238; town, pop. (including East Muir and Sandyhill) 3608; P.O.; is inhabited chiefly by colliers and agricultural labourers.
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 Shettleston 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 Shettleston and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Shettleston, in Glasgow and Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th May 2013
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