Cambusnethan  Lanarkshire


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

Cambusnethan, par. and vil. (part of Wishaw), N. Lanarkshire, 1½ mile NE. of Wishaw ry. sta.-- par., 16,608 ac., pop. 20,823; vil., pop. 1829. The par. contains Wishaw, Newmains, Overtown, Coltness Ironworks, part of Shotts Ironworks, and other towns and vils. engaged in the iron trade. Near the Clyde, and 1¼ mile SW. of Wishaw ry. sta., is C. House.

Cambusnethan through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th June 2022

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