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Shotts

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"Shotts, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lanarkshire - par. (containing Harthill and Benhar, Calderhead, and part of vil. of Shotts Ironworks), 24,944 ac., pop. 11,214; vil., 2¾ miles NW. of Shotts sta., which is 16½ miles SE. of Glasgow; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Coal and ironstone abound in the par., and are largely worked. Janet Hamilton (1795-1873), the poetess, was a native."

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

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Churches

Presbyterian / Unitarian
Shotts, Church of Scotland
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Church History

Dates of Old Parish Registers
b.1707-1854
m.1705-1854
d.1709-1854

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Historical Geography

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