Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Cumbernauld. You may be able to find further references to Cumbernauld in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Cumbernauld a thriving town and a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Cumbernauld.

Place Type of entry Source
Achenkill a farm, with the site of an ancient religions house Groome
Achinbee a place Groome
Arneybog a mineral tract, with a colliery Groome
Arneybog mineral tract with colliery Bartholomew
Auchinstarry village Bartholomew
Condorrat village Bartholomew
Condorrat a village Groome
Croy a station Groome
Drumglass school Bartholomew
Dullatur tract of low land, and railway station Bartholomew
Fannyside loch and moor Bartholomew
Fannyside a shallow loch and a moor Groome
Nether Croy seat Bartholomew
Smithton a village Groome
Smithton village Bartholomew
South Muirhead school Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Cumbernauld within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Dullatur 0 2
Castlecary 0 2
Hollandbush 0 1
Banknock 0 2
Haggs 0 2
Croy 0 2
Banton 0 2
Condorrat 0 2
Kilsyth 3 2
Greengairs 0 2
Bonnybridge 0 2
Denny 0 2
Dunipace 0 2
Longriggend 0 2
New Monkland 0 2
Glenboig 0 2
Denovan 0 2
Moodiesburn 0 2
Auchendavy 0 2
Slamannan 0 2