East Kilbride From Old Photographs - download pdf or read online

By Bill Niven

ISBN-10: 1445648806

ISBN-13: 9781445648804

The church of St Bride used to be committed round 1150, and shaped the nucleus to the early group of East Kilbride with agriculture the keystone of the expansion of the village. within the early eighteenth century, brothers William and John Hunter have been born within the village and later rose to turn into world-famous surgeons and anatomists. John Hunter is buried in Westminster Abbey. The turnpike roads of 1791 and the appearance of the Caledonian Railway in 1868 grew to become defining occasions within the prosperity of East Kilbride. In 1947, East Kilbride New city was once verified and, until eventually its finally end up in December 1995, the inhabitants had elevated thirtyfold to 75,000. A full of life Burgh Council and its successor - East Kilbride District Council - set excessive criteria in social and monetary improvement to compare the recent city projects within the build-up of commercial development and the production of buying shops. because 1996, East Kilbride has turn into the main populous neighborhood in South Lanarkshire Council.

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