Rhu  Dunbartonshire


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

Row, par. and vil., Dumbartonshire - par. (containing Helensburgh), 20,126 ac., pop. 10,097; vil., on E. side of Gare Loch, opposite Roseneath, and 2 miles NW. of Helensburgh, pop. (including 401 in Training Ship) 928; P.O., T.O. is beautifully situated, and has a small steamboat quay.

Rhu through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rhu, in Argyll and Bute and Dunbartonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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