In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Househillmuir like this:
Househill, an estate, with a modern mansion and a village, in the E of Abbey parish, Renfrewshire, on the right bank of Levern Water, 2½ miles NE of Barrhead. It contains an iron-work, a brick-work, coal mines, and an extensive quarry; and was sold in 1871 for £40, 000. The village, called Househill Muir, has Hurlet for its post-town, under Glasgow.Ord. Sur., sh. 30, 1866.
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 Househillmuir 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 Househillmuir and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Househillmuir, in Glasgow and Renfrewshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th June 2013
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