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Blackridge, West Lothian

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Blackridge, West Lothian

Blackridge is a small town in the western part of West Lothian, Scotland. The village name dates to 1581, first recorded as Blakrig. Later, Blackrig and then Blackrigg became the standard spelling until Blackridge became the norm in official documents after about 1840. Blackrig remains the local pronunciation.
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNS8967
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Blackridge, West Lothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Blackridge, vil., Torphichen par., SW. Linlithgowshire, 5½ miles W. of Bathgate; P.O.

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