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"LINWOOD, manufacturing town on the Black Cart, 3½ miles north-by-west of Paisley, Renfrewshire. It is modern and regularly planned, and it has a post office under Paisley, a quoad sacra parochial church, and a large public school. Pop. of town, 1393; of quoad sacra parish, 2505."

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


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Historical Geography

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