Rhu (Row), Village

"village and parish on west border of Dumbartonshire. The village stands on the north side of Gareloch, 2¾ miles north-west of Helensburgh; is environed by charming scenery of water, wood, and villas; and has a post office, with money order and telegraph departments, under Helensburgh, a steamboat pier, a beautiful towered parochial church of 1850, a cemetery with grave and monument of Henry Bell, and a public school with about 83 scholars. Pop. 516."

[From The Gazetteer of Scotland, by Rev. John Wilson, 1882.]


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