Linwood


Linwood
   LINWOOD, a village, and lately a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Kilbarchan, Upper ward of the county of Renfrew, 2½ miles (W.) from Paisley; containing 1126 inhabitants. This village, which has arisen entirely since the introduction of the cotton manufacture, is situated on the lands of Blackstone, and consists of numerous well-built houses and neat cottages inhabited by persons employed in the factories. The principal factory, originally built in 1792, and burnt down in 1802, was rebuilt by the present company in 1805. It has a central range 170 feet in length and sixty-one high, with a west wing 100 feet long and fortyone in height, and an east wing eighty feet in length and about thirty high; the machinery is propelled by two water-wheels and a steam-engine, together of sixtyeight-horse power, and the number of persons employed is on the average 400. There is also a mill belonging to Mr. Henderson, sixty-seven feet in length and forty-four feet in breadth, in which are 4000 spindles, put in motion by a steam-engine of sixteen-horse power, and affording occupation to about forty persons. A school has been established by the proprietors of the works, who allow the teacher a salary of £20, with a schoolhouse; his income, with the fees, amounting to about £60 per annum.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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