Whitburn  West Lothian


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

Whitburn, par. and vil. (police burgh) with ry. sta., Linlithgowshire - par., 9775 ac., pop. 6326; vil., on river Almond, 3½ miles SW. of Bathgate, pop. 1200; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The par. abounds in coal and ironstone.

Whitburn through time

Whitburn is now part of West Lothian district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Lothian has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Whitburn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whitburn in West Lothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th January 2022

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