SANDFORD, a village, in the parish of Stonehouse, Middle ward of the county of Lanark, 1½ mile (S. E.) from Strathaven; containing 116 inhabitants. This village is situated in the extreme south-west part of the parish, and on the borders of the parish of Avondale, which is here separated from Stonehouse by the Kype water. The population is partly engaged in manufactures and handicraft trades. Of five schools in the parish, two are in this village.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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