- MAXWELLTON, a village, in the parish of East Kilbride, Middle ward of the county of Lanark, 2½ miles (W. S. W.) from Blantyre; containing 334 inhabitants. It is situated in the north-eastern part of the parish, about a quarter of a mile from the church at Kirkton village, and not much more than half a mile eastward of the village of Kilbride. A school here is supported by Sir William Maxwell, Bart.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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