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"CAMBUSLANG, town and par. (consisting of a cluster of vils.) with ry. sta., N. Lanarkshire, near river Clyde, 3¾ miles SE. of Glasgow -- par., 5160 ac., pop. 9447; town, pop. 5538; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has weaving and coal-mining; was the scene, in 1741, of an extraordinary religious revival.

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


by Rhona Wilson
published 1996 by Richard Stenlake Publishing, Ochiltree Sawmill, The Lade, Ochiltree, Ayrshire KA18 2NX
ISBN - 1872074790


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cambuslang 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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Cambuslang which are provided by:


Ask the GENUKI Gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Cambuslang to another place.


A range of useful facilities for family and local history research in the Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Strathclyde areas also exist within the City of Glasgow.

Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NS641606 (Lat/Lon: 55.819512, -4.170644), Cambuslang which are provided by:


The local newspaper is The Reformer.

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