Mearns  Renfrewshire


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

Mearns, par. and vil., SE. Renfrewshire - par. (comprising the greater part of town of Busby), 10,281 ac., pop. 3965; vil., called Newton Mearns, 3 miles SE. of Busby, pop. 900; P.O., 1 Bank; 1 mile E. of vil. is Mearns Castle, an old baronial stronghold.

Mearns through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Mearns in East Renfrewshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st January 2022

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