Abbey  Renfrewshire


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

Abbey, par., NE. Renfrewshire, including part of Paisley, all Johnstone, and several neighbouring vils., 15,924 ac., pop. 34,393; contains collieries and ironstone mines, also pits of firecray and potters' clay.

Abbey through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Abbey in Renfrewshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 09th August 2020

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