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Glenhead, Renfrewshire

Historical Description

GLENHEAD, a village, in the parish of Lochwinnoch, county of Renfrew, 2½ miles (N. N. E.) from the town of Beith; containing 53 inhabitants. This small village is chiefly inhabited by persons employed in agriculture. It is pleasantly situated on the south side of Castle-Semple loch, and contains a school, the master of which has a salary of £5 per annum, paid by the master of the parochial school, and also a house and garden rent-free.

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