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Rutherglen

" Rutherglen, parl., royal, and police burgh and par., in NW. of Lanarkshire, on river Clyde, 2 miles SE. of Glasgow - par., 2151 ac., pop. 13,801; parl. burgh and town, pop. 11,265; royal and police burgh, pop. 11,473; P.O., T.O, 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Rutherglen (popularly Ruglen) was made a royal burgh in 1126, and was a place of much importance before the rise of Glasgow. There are extensive collieries and ironworks in the vicinity. Rutherglen forms one of the Kilmarnock District of Parliamentary Burghs, which returns 1 member."

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

Churches

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Church History

Dates of Old Parish Registers
b.1698-1854
m.1698-1758/1820-1854
d.1705-1794

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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