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" Gorbals, par., Glasgow, on S. side of river Clyde, 25 ac., pop. 5567; P.O., called Gorbal's Cross. "

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Gorbals 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 Gorbals which are provided by:


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


Gorbals has long been part of the City of Glasgow, so the Glasgow pages are essential reading.

Historical Geography

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


One famous son of the Gorbals area was Sir Thomas Lipton.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NS590641 (Lat/Lon: 55.849473, -4.253793), Gorbals which are provided by: