Kilmalcolm (Kilmacolm)

"KILMALCOLM. The town stands 7 miles east-south-east of Greenock; sprang from an ancient church dedicated to King Malcolm III; was till recently a curious sequestered place; and now has a post office, with money order department, under Paisley, a railway station, a banking office, a spacious hydropathic establishment of 1880, Established, Free and United Presbyterian churches, and a large public school. Pop. 1170."

[From The Gazetteer of Scotland, by Rev. John Wilson, 1882.]




Church History

Church Records

Civil Registration

Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths began in Scotland on 1st January 1855. For details of these and other records held at the General Register Office in Edinburgh, see the GRO tutorial.

Description and Travel


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Historical Geography


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