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History of Glasgow, and of Paisley, Greenock, and Port-Glasgow

Brown, Andrew of Glasgow.

History of Glasgow, and of Paisley, Greenock, and Port-Glasgow

comprehending the ecclesiastical and civil history of these places, from the earliest accounts to the present time : and including an account of their population, commerce, manufactures, arts, and agriculture

by Brown, Andrew of Glasgow.

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Published by Printed by William Paton, and sold by Brash & Reid, John Smith, David Niven, and Robert Farie; W. Creech, and P. Hill, Edinburgh; and by G.G. and J. Robinson, London in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glasgow (Scotland) -- History,
  • Paisley (Scotland) -- History,
  • Greenock (Scotland) -- History,
  • Port Glasgow (Scotland) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Andrew Brown.
    ContributionsCowan, James (bookplate)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA890 G5 B77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18216446M

    The railway comes to Port Glasgow. In the Glasgow, Paisley & Greenock Railway Company built its line to Greenock. The one-hour journey by train to the coast cut travelling time considerably, and enabled people to spend their leisure time even further afield than ever. Greenock and Port Glasgow (UK Parliament constituency) Greenock and Port Glasgow was a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from until , electing one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of d from: Greenock, West Renfrewshire.

      The River Clyde and the Clyde burghs: the City of Glasgow and its old relations with Rutherglen, Renfrew, Paisley, Dumbarton, Port-Glasgow, Greenock, Rothesay, and Irvine by Marwick, James D. (James David), Sir, ; Renwick, Robert, Greenock Houston and Killellan Inchinnan Inverkip Kilbarchan Killellan (see Houston and Killellan) Kilmacolm Lochwinnoch Mearns Neilston Paisley High Paisley Low Port Glasgow Renfrew. Common surnames in Renfrewshire in ; Rank Surname Per ,; 1: Campbell: 2: Smith: 3: Stewart: 4: Wilson: 5: Brown: 6.

    Originally built as a barge in at port Glasgow (as Salisbury). Purchased by Ross & Marshall & renamed Mellite and fitted with a 2 cyl compound steam engine. old sugar sheds, james watt docks, greenock Originally built as a barge in at port Glasgow (as Salisbury). Greenock (/ ˈ ɡ r iː n ə k / (); Scottish Gaelic: Grianaig, pronounced [ˈkɾʲiənɛkʲ]) is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of forms part of a contiguous urban area with Gourock to the west and Port Glasgow to the l area: Inverclyde.


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In its determination to preserve the century of revolution. History of Glasgow and of Paisley, Greenock and Port-Glasgow, comprehending the ecclesiastical and civil history of these places, from the earliest accounts to the present time, and including an account of their population, commerce, manufactures, arts and agriculture () (Reprint) Brown, Andrew, of Glasgow.

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History of Glasgow and of Paisley, Greenock and Port-Glasgow, comprehending the ecclesiastical and civil history of these places, from the earliest accounts to the present time, and including an account of their population, commerce, manufactures, arts and agriculture by Brown, Andrew, of GlasgowPages:   Excerpt from History of Glasgow, and of Paisley, Greenock, and Port-Glasgow: Comprehending the Ecclesiastical and Civil History of These Places, From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time, and And Port-Glasgow book an Account of Their Population, Commerce, Manufactures, Arts and Agriculture I.

T o worfhip the Deity. To abitain from all evil. And, : Andrew Brown. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Brown, Andrew. History of Glasgow; & of Paisley Greenock, & Port-Glasgow [v.1]. Glasgow, (OCoLC) Author: Andrew Brown, of Glasgow. Publisher: Glasgow: Printed by William Paton, and sold by Brash & Reid, John Smith, David Niven, and Robert Farie ; W.

Creech, and. Get this from a library. History of Glasgow and of Paisley, Greenock, and Port-Glasgow; comprehending the ecclesiastical and civil history of these places, from the earliest accounts to the present time: and including an account of their population, commerce, manufactures, arts, and agriculture.

[Andrew Brown, of Glasgow.]. Buy History of Glasgow (Volume 1); & of Paisley Greenock, & Port-Glasgow by Andrew Brown (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. PORT-GLASGOW, a parish, sea-port, burgh, and market-town, in the Lower ward of the county of Renfrew, 19 miles (W.

W.) from Glasgow, and 62 (W.) from Edinburgh. This place was originally part of the parish of Kilmalcolm, constituting the village of Newark, situated on the bay of that name.

Library lacks: The Greenock and district directory, including Port Glasgow and GourockPages: History of Glasgow and of Paisley, Greenock and Port-Glasgow, comprehending the ecclesiastical and civil history of these places, from the earliest accounts to the present time, and including an account of their population, commerce, manufactures, arts and agriculture [Reprint] ().

Port Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Port Ghlaschu, pronounced [pʰɔrˠʃt̪ˈɣl̪ˠas̪əxu]) is the second-largest town in the Inverclyde council area of population according to the census for Port Glasgow persons and in the census persons.

The most recent census in states that the population has declined to 15,Country: Scotland. Scottish People Paisley Scotland Family History Book Old Port Glasgow Scotland Old Photos Travel Inspiration City Photo Street View Old photograph of Fair Day in Port Glasgow, Renfrew, Scotland Scotland Travel Oh The Places You'll Go Homeland Glasgow 84 pins.

The Glasgow, Paisley and Greenock Railway (GP&GR) was an early Scottish railway, opened inproviding train services between Greenock and Glasgow. At the time the River Clyde was not accessible to sea-going ships, and the intention was to compete with river boats that brought goods to and from the : Scotland.

Port Glasgow stands on the south bank of the River Clyde some 18 miles north west of the centre of Glasgow. It is the second largest of the three towns in Inverclyde, the largest being Greenock, which shares its riverside setting and can be found some three miles further north west.

The town is well served by the A8 dual carriageway road, which runs along the river valley, and by rail services. Paisley has monastic origins. A chapel is said to have been established by the 6th-/7th-century Irish monk, Saint Mirin at a site near a waterfall on the White Cart Water known as the Hammils.

Though Paisley lacks contemporary documentation it may have been, along with Glasgow and Govan, a major religious centre of the Kingdom of Strathclyde.A priory was established in from the Cluniac Country: Scotland.

History [edit | edit source]. GREENOCK, a sea-port, burgh, and market-town, in the Lower ward of the county of Renfrew, 17 miles (W. W.) from Renfrew, 22 (W. W.) from Glasgow, and 65 (W.) from Edinburgh; comprising the parishes of East, Middle, and West Greenock.

This place is said by some to have derived its name, in the Gaelic language Grian-chnoc, from the site of its ancient baronial. A reprint of the edition. John Tait's directory for the City of Glasgow also for the towns of Paisley, Greenock, Port-Glasgow, and Kilmarnock, from the 15th May,to Pages: Port Glasgow is the second largest of the three Inverclyde towns, the others being the larger Greenock and the smaller Gourock.

The present population is around fifteen thousand, having fallen by around 20% since the demise of the shipbuilding industry in the s. Coronavirus Update – Click here. Renfrewshire Family History Society was founded in March and has Charitable status.

It exists to promote the study of Family History, based on the County of Renfrewshire encompassing Abbey Parish, Cathcart, Eaglesham, ErskineEastwood, Greenock, Houston & Killellan, Inchinnan, Inverkip, Kilbarchan, Kilmacolm, Lochwinnoch, Mearns, Neilston, Paisley, Port.Book a room at Gleddoch Hotel today and enjoy a luxury experience that you will never forget.

Gleddoch is an independently owned hotel resort, beautifully located overlooking the Clyde Estuary. Gleddoch boasts 75 bedrooms, an 18 hole championship golf course an elegant banqueting room and a .This junction for the [ [Paisley and Barrhead District Railway]] was just west of Paisley St James station on the Glasgow, Paisley and Greenock Railway.

In its final days the branch was a single track serving the former Pressed Steel Co Ltd works.