" 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
A web site for the Monklands area of Lanarkshire can be found at http://www.monklands.com. This site includes pages devoted to Genealogy, including their Family History Information Exchange Board.
For History and Information on the town of Airdrie visit http://airdrie.net. 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: