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Bothwell

"BOTHWELL, par. and town with ry. sta., N. Lanarkshire, on right bank of river Clyde, 8 miles SE. of Glasgow, 13,064 ac., pop. 25,466; town, pop. 1520; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. In the vicinity is the splendid Norman ruin of B. Castle, to the E. of which is the modern mansion. B. Bridge (now modernised) was the scene of the battle (1679) in which the Covenanters were defeated by the Royal troops under Monmouth. Here also is a priory, founded in 13th century. The manse of B. was the birthplace of Joanna Baillie (1762-1851), the dramatist and poetess.."

From John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bothwell area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

Dates of Old Parish Registers
b.1671-1854
m.1692-1702/1761/1790/1827-1854
d.1754-1829

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bothwell has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NS704586 (Lat/Lon: 55.803286, -4.069213), Bothwell which are provided by:

Population

Year Population((parish)
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