1) CHAPELTON, a hamlet, in the parish of Borgue, stewartry of Kirkcudbright, 1 mile (S. W.) from Borgue; containing 31 inhabitants.
   2) CHAPELTON, a village, in the parish of Cambuslang, Middle ward of the county of Lanark; containing 367 inhabitants, almost exclusively employed in weaving. There is a place of worship for members of the Free Church.
   3) CHAPELTON, a village, in the parish of Glasford, Middle ward of the county of Lanark, 3½ miles (N. by E.) from Strathaven; containing 602 inhabitants. This village, which derives its name from the occasional performance of divine service here, previously to the erection of the present church, is pleasantly situated, and the inhabitants are generally employed in agriculture. There are three friendly societies, consisting in the aggregate of about 200 members; and a temperance society of forty members. Two endowed schools have been established, both of which are branches of the parochial school, and so situated as to be easily accessible to the children from all parts of the parish; and there is also a sabbath school, supported by subscription.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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