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Old Monkland

" Monkland, Old, par., N. Lanarkshire, on North Calder Water, 10,935 ac., pop. 37,323; contains Coatbridge; the church of Old Monkland is 1½ mile SW. of Coatbridge; coal and iron are extensively worked."

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


For all enquiries about Cemeteries in North Lanarkshire contact:-

North Lanarkshire Council
Cemeteries Office, 
1 Southerhouse Rd, 
Lanarkshire ML5 4AA

It is understood that they will normally only accept written requests for information.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Old Monkland area or see them printed on a map.

Church History

Dates of Old Parish Registers
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Description and Travel

A web site for the Monklands area of Lanarkshire can be found at   This site includes pages devoted to Genealogy, including their Family History Information Exchange Board.

For History and Information on the town of Airdrie visit  This site covers all manner of information about the town and a Message Board which has been used by several overseas visitors looking for relatives and friends.

You can see pictures of Old Monkland which are provided by:


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

Historical Geography

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

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Old Monkland to another place.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NS725635 (Lat/Lon: 55.847844, -4.038033), Old Monkland which are provided by:


The local newspaper for the area is the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser