Braehead  Lanarkshire


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

Braehead, a village in Carnwath parish, Lanarkshire, 2 miles W of Auchengray station, and 7 NE of Lanark. A U.P. church here contains 500 sittings; and a public school, with accommodation for 193 children, had (1879) an average attendance of 126, and a grant of £109,3s. 5d. Pop. (1861) 350, (1871) 402, (1881) 432.

Braehead through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Braehead in South Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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