"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
Dates of Old Parish Registers
- Churches in Cambuslang:
- St Cuthbert, Brownside Road, Scottish Episcopal
- Church of Scotland
- St Bride, Greenlees Road, Roman Catholic
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