Pollokshields  Renfrewshire


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

Pollokshields, police burgh and quoad sacra par. with ry. sta., Govan par., Renfrewshire, in SW. suburbs of Glasgow - quoad sacra par., pop. 6523; police burgh, pop. 2104. Pollokshields was made a police burgh in 1876, and is almost entirely occupied by detached villa residences.

Pollokshields through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pollokshields, in Glasgow and Renfrewshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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