Greengairs  Lanarkshire


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

Greengairs, a collier village in New Monkland parish, Lanarkshire, 4 miles N NE of Airdrie. At it are an Established chapel of ease (1876; 400 sittings), ' Norse Gothic ' in style, a Free church (1874), and a public school; whilst in the neighbourhood are Glentore oilworks. Pop. (1871) 450, (1881) 798.—Ord. Sur., sh. 31, 1867.

Greengairs through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 11th July 2020

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