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Carmyle, Lanarkshire

Historical Description

CARMYLE, a village, in the parish of OLD MONKLAND, Middle ward of the county of LANARK, 4½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Glasgow; containing 238 inhabitants. This village, which is remarkable for its beautiful situation, and fine southern aspect, is seated on the north side of the Clyde, and owes its origin to the establishment of a muslin manufactory, about the year 1741, by Mr. Mackenzie, a merchant of Glasgow.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis