RENFIELD, lately a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Barony, suburbs of the city of Glasgow, county of Lanark; containing 2938 inhabitants. This place is in the immediate vicinity of the city, and was separated for ecclesiastical purposes, from Barony parish, by an act of the General Assembly: it is in the presbytery of Glasgow and synod of Glasgow and Ayr. The church, situated in Renfield-street, whence the name of the district, formerly belonged to the congregation of Old-Light Burghers, and affords accommodation to 1320 persons: the patronage is in the male communicants.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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