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Cadder, East Dunbartonshire

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Cadder, East Dunbartonshire

Cadder is a district of the town of Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Located 7 km north of Glasgow city centre, 0.5 km south of the River Kelvin, and approximately 1.5 km north-east of Bishopbriggs town centre, sited on the route of the Forth and Clyde Canal. It should not be confused with a City of Glasgow council housing scheme of a similar name, but generally pronounced Cawder, in the district of Lambhill some 4 km to the west along the Canal, which was built in the early 1950s.
Administrative CountyEast Dunbartonshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6172
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Other names by which Cadder, East Dunbartonshire has been known in the past

Cader ~ Cadir ~ Calder

Cadder, East Dunbartonshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cadder, par. and vil., NW. Lanarkshire, on Forth and Clyde Canal, 1½ mile NE. of its post-town and sta., Bishop-Briggs, and 5 miles N. of Glasgow, 13,969 ac., pop. 6965. At Robroyston, in this par., Sir William Wallace was betrayed and captured, 5th August 1305.

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