Blantyre  Lanarkshire


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

Blantyre, par. and two vils., NW. Lanarksh., 3 miles NW. of Hamilton, 3954 ac., pop. 9760; contains fragment of a priory of 13th century. High Blantyre, vil. with ry. sta., is 3 miles W. by N. of Hamilton, pop. 1849; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

Blantyre through time

Blantyre 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 Blantyre itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st April 2024

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