Place:


Yoker  Dunbartonshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Yoker like this:

Yoker, a village in Old Kilpatrick parish, Dumbartonshire, and Renfrew parish, Renfrewshire, on the right bank of the Clyde, 1 mile N of Renfrew. It has a post and telegraph office under Glasgow, a great shipbuilding yard, and a large distillery. Pop. (1871) 535, (1881) 1256, of whom 953 were in Old Kilpatrick.—Ord. Sur., sh. 30, 1866.

Yoker through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21924

Date accessed: 25th October 2021


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