Giffnock  Renfrewshire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Giffnock like this:

Giffnock, a hamlet in Eastwood parish, Renfrewshire, 1¼ mile S of Pollokshaws. It has a station on the Glasgow and Busby railway, and lies near extensive quarries of an excellent building sandstone, popularly called 'liver rock.'

Giffnock through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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