Avondale  Lanarkshire


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

Avondale, par. containing Strathaven town, W. Lanarkshire, 37,533 ac., pop. 5466; it contains Auchengilloch and Drumclog, famous in Covenanting annals, and the picturesque ruined seat of Avondale Castle, wherein Anne Duchess of Hamilton found shelter during the invasion of Scotland by Oliver Cromwell.

Avondale through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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