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Chapelhall, Lanarkshire

Historical Description

CHAPELHALL, a village, in the late quoad sacra parish of HOLYTOWN, parish of BOTHWELL, Middle ward of county LANARK; containing 1431 inhabitants. This village is chiefly inhabited by persons employed in the collieries and mines of the immediate vicinity, and in the extensive iron and steel works of the Monkland Company, which have been long established in the neighbourhood. There is a place of worship for the United Presbyterian Synod; and schools for the instruction of children are supported by the proprietors of the several works.-See HOLYTOWN.

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