# Maps

## Blaeu map of Quothquan

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Year: 1654

The 1654 map of Quothquan by Joan Blaeu. The map does not indicate a settlement at Quothquan, instead showing Quothquan Mill (then named ‘Kothoon Mill’). This was shown at a…

## Ross Map of Quothquan

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Year: 1773

The Ross Map of Quothquan from 1773. The map shows clearly the settlement of Quothquan stretching alongside a road from Roadhead Farm. The church is not marked on this map;…

## Ordnance Survey map of Wilsontown

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Year: 1898

The updated Ordnance Survey map of Wilsontown from 1898 shows the profound effect that railways had on industrial areas such as Wilsontown. The station was near Wilsontown House. The term…

## First Ordnance Survey map of Wilsontown

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Year: 1858

One of the first Ordnance Survey maps of Wilsontown and the surrounding area. The map shows the Iron Works as being disused. Parallel to the old iron works is a…

## Ordnance Survey map of Carnwath

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Year: 1860

One of the first Ordnance Survey maps of Carnwath, from c. 1860. Several interesting features are included, such as the Lockhart Arms Hotel, which is now a farm. The original…

## Ordnance Survey map of Lesmahagow

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Year: 1896

An example of a 25″ to 1 mile map of Lesmahagow completed in 1896 for the Ordnance Survey. Interesting notes include the Gas Works located next to the graveyard. The…

## First Ordnance Survey map of Lesmahagow

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Year: 1864

The first Ordnance Survey 6″ to 1 mile map of the Lesmahagow area shows a major change in map making. By 1864, the detail included in the maps is considerable.…

## Forest Map of Quothquan

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Year: 1816

The Forest Map of Quothquan from 1816. This map shows Roadhead as a farm, and also shows that the Manse lay in a field to the west of the ruins…

## Thomsons Map of Nethertown

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Year: 1832

Thomson map of Netherton and surrounding areas from 1832. The map shows more detail than Forest’s map of 1816, particularly in respect of roads. It also shows that Netherton had…

## Forest Map of Lesmahagow

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Year: 1819

The Forest Map of Lesmahagow from 1819. The detail of this map is better and more precise than the Ross Map of Lesmahagow from 1773. The map shows the owners…