Searching for "DALZIEL"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Bothwell Lanarkshire Dalziel and Hamilton, SW by Hamilton and Blantyre, and W by Blantyre, it has a length from E to W of from Groome
    Calder, South West Lothian Dalziel parishes on the left; and falls into the Clyde 1¼ mile above Bothwell Bridge. Its vale displays much Groome
    Cambusnethan Lanarkshire Dalziel. Its greatest length, from E to W, is 7¾ miles; its breadth, from N to S, varies between Groome
    Clyde Lanarkshire Dalziel, and Bothwell. From just below Uddingston to Rutherglen its course lies almost due W, with Cambuslang and Rutherglen parishes Groome
    Craigneuk Lanarkshire Craigneuk , town, Dalziel par., N. Lanarkshire, pop. 2330; forms part of Wishaw. Bartholomew
    Craigneuk Lanarkshire Dalziel parish, Lanarkshire, 1¾ mile WNW of Wishaw, and 1¾ ESE of Motherwell. Forming since 1874 part of Wishaw Groome
    Dalziel Lanarkshire Dalziel , par., N. Lanarkshire, 3039 ac., pop. 13,853; contains the greater part of town of Motherwell and part of town Bartholomew
    Dalziel Lanarkshire Dalziel and South Dalziel, the latter a quoad sacra parish constituted in 1880, its church the old parish church (1789; enlarged Groome
    Galloway Ayrshire
    Dumfries Shire
    Dalziel, in 1666, at Rullion Green had its beginning at Dalry in Kirkcudbrightshire. Among the strict Cameronians and 'wild western Groome
    Hamilton Lanarkshire Dalziel. on the SE by Dalserf, on the S by Stonehouse, on the SW by Glassford, on the W by Glassford Groome
    Kilmarnock Ayrshire Dalziel, who was in command of the troops in the SW, and the little prison known as 'Thieves' Hole,' to the W of the Cross Groome
    Lanarkshire Lanarkshire Dalziel, East Kilbride, Glassford, Hamilton, New Monkland, and Old Monkland, in the middle ward. South Lanarkshire contains the whole of the upper Groome
    Motherwell Lanarkshire Dalziel and Hamilton pars., Lanarkshire, near South Calder Water, 2½ miles NE. of Hamilton and 12½ miles SE. of Glasgow Bartholomew
    Motherwell Lanarkshire Dalziel and Hamilton parishes, Lanarkshire, on the Caledonian railway, at the junction of the two lines from the N and S sides Groome
    Peeblesshire or Tweeddale Peebles Shire Dalziel, innkeeper, first at Linton and then at Noblehouse, was the first who sowed turnip in the open fields; while Groome
    Shotts Lanarkshire Dalziel, and W by the parishes of Bothwell and New Monkland. The boundary is largely natural. On the NW and N the line Groome
    Wishaw Lanarkshire Dalziel parishes, Lanarkshire, constituted a police burgh in 1855, and extended in 1874 so as to comprise Wishaw proper, Cambusnethan Groome
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