Merryston


Merryston
   MERRYSTON, a village, in the parish of Old Monkland, forming part of the late quoad sacra parish of Gartsherrie, Middle ward of the county of Lanark, 2½ miles (W. by S.) from Airdrie; containing 676 inhabitants. It is situated a short distance north of the high road from Airdrie to Glasgow, and on the banks of the Monkland canal; and is one of the numerous villages whose increasing population is engaged in the mines and manufactures of this rich mineral district.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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