Cumbernauld  Dunbartonshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Cumbernauld like this:

Cumbernauld, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in detached part of Dumbartonshire, 15½ miles NE. of Glasgow -- par., 11,635 ac., pop. 4270; vil., 1¾ m. N. of sta., pop. 1064; P.O.; and P.O. at Cumbernauld Station; 1 Bank; the industries are weaving, mining, and quarrying. In vicinity of vil. is Cumbernauld House, seat of Lord Elphinstone.

Cumbernauld through time

Cumbernauld is now part of North Lanarkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Lanarkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cumbernauld itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cumbernauld, in North Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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