Redding

   REDDING, a village, in the parish of Polmont, county of Stirling, 3 miles (E. S. E.) from Falkirk; containing 694 inhabitants. This village, from its situation in the heart of an extensive mining district, has greatly increased in population and extent within the last few years, and is inhabited chiefly by persons employed in the neighbouring collieries. The Redding colliery, which is the property of the Duke of Hamilton, is in extensive operation; and the facility of conveyance afforded by the Union canal, within a short distance of the village, contributes greatly to promote the spirit of enterprise with which it is conducted. Connected with the colliery is a school for the instruction of children; and in the schoolroom, which can accommodate 200 persons, a probationer of the Established Church officiates regularly on Sunday.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Redding, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 78 Housing Units (2000): 41 Land area (2000): 1.004626 sq. miles (2.601970 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.004626 sq. miles (2.601970 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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