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Clarkston, Renfrewshire

Historical Description

CLARKSTON, a village, in the parish of CATHCART, Upper ward of the county of RENFREW, 2 miles (S. by W.) from Cathcart; containing 180 inhabitants. It lies on the south-western confines of the parish, and on the road from Eaglesham to Cathcart. In the village is a good school, chiefly frequented, from its contiguity to Busby, in the parish of Mearns, by the children of that place; the master has an endowment of £10 per annum, from the proprietors of the public works at Busby.

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