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Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

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Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7556
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Motherwell, town (police burgh), Dalziel and Hamilton pars., Lanarkshire, near South Calder Water, 2½ miles NE. of Hamilton and 12½ miles SE. of Glasgow by rail, pop. 12,904; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks; has extensive iron and steel works. Many of the inhabitants are employed in coal-mining. The pop. has increased very rapidly, having been 726 in 1841, and 2925 in 1861.

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