Newbigging


Newbigging
   1) NEWBIGGING, a village, in the parish of Carnwath, Upper ward of the county of Lanark, 2 miles (E. by S.) from the village of Carnwath; containing 217 inhabitants. This village is pleasantly situated in the south part of the parish, on the road from Carnwath to Dunsyre, and is chiefly inhabited by persons employed in weaving at their own dwellings for the manufacturers of Glasgow and Paisley.
   2) NEWBIGGING, a village, in the parish of Auchtertool, district of Kirkcaldy, county of Fife; nearly adjoining the village of Auchtertool, and containing 67 inhabitants. It lies in the eastern part of the parish, on the road from Kirkcaldy to Dunfermline; and is wholly agricultural. The church is distant from it about a mile, westward.
   3) NEWBIGGING, a village, in the parish of Newtyle, county of Forfar, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from CuparAngus; containing 229 inhabitants. It is situated in the western part of the parish, on the borders of the county, and on the road from Dundee to Meigle; it is of rather old appearance, and consists of about sixty dwelling-houses, of which the owners of about thirty have small pendicles of land, each of from three to fifteen acres. The careful cultivation of these pendicles, and the agricultural business of the parish, afford employment to the chief part of the population.
   4) NEWBIGGING, a village, in the parish of Tealing, county of Forfar, 3 miles (N. W. by W.) from Murroes; containing 88 inhabitants. This village lies in the eastern extremity of the parish, and about a mile and a half distant from the church, which stands westward of it.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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