Descriptive gazetteer entries

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Gorbals like this:

Gorbals, par., Glasgow, on S. side of river Clyde, 25 ac., pop. 5567; P.O., called Gorbal's Cross.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to Gorbals by doing a full-text search here.


Travel writing

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