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Glenboig, North Lanarkshire

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Glenboig, North Lanarkshire

Glenboig is a village formerly of East Dunbartonshire and now part of the North Lanarkshire area of Scotland lying north of Coatbridge and to the south east of Kirkintilloch. Historically the settlement formed the south eastern extremity of the ancient Gaelic province of the Lennox which lay roughly within the former county of Dunbartonshire. Glenboig's railway station closed in 1960 and the local coal mining and brick-making industries ceased by the 1980s.
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7268
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Glenboig, North Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Glenboig, vil. with ry. sta., 2½ m. N. of Coatbridge, N. Lanarkshire; P.O.; has fire-clay and brick-works.

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