Redding  Stirlingshire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Redding like this:

Redding, a collier village, with a post office, in Polmont parish, Stirlingshire, 11/8 mile W by N of Polmont Junction, and 2½ miles ESE of Falkirk. An extensive tract, called Redding Moor, to the SW, remained till 1830 in a state of commonage; and began then, under permission of its proprietor, the Duke of Hamilton, to be enclosed and cultivated by the colliers at their spare hours. Pop. (1861) 642, (1871) 599, (1881) 520.—Ord. Sur., sh. 31, 1867.

Redding through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th November 2022

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