1910 Lanarkshire Housing

In 1910 as part of the Royal Commission on Housing, Dr John T Wilson, the Medical Officer of Health for the County of Lanark published a report on “The Housing Condition of Miners”

The following pages contain notes on the conditions of housing, extracted from the report:

  • Barony or Glasgow Parish – Gartcraig Estate; Garthamlock
  • Blantyre Parish – Bothwell Castle Mine, Craighead Rows, Dixon’s Rows Merry’s Rows, Blantyreferme, Caldervale, Whistleberry Mine
  • Bothwell Parish – Muirpark Rows; Addies’ Square West Bellshill; Fallside Road; Bothwell Park; Legbrannock Square near Holytown; Coltness Cottages, Calder Road, Mossend; Carfin (Barracks Square, Double Dandy Row, Cottage Row, Brick Row, Byres Knowe, Stone Row, Bell Row); Thorniewood Rows; Bairds Square, Holytown; Thankerton No 2 Pit, Mossend; Nackerty; Towie Place; Nimmo’s Buildings, New Stevenston; Tannochside (Russell Place, Hozier Street, Laidlaw Street); Old Orbiston Rows; New Orbiston Rows; Chapel Square and Miners’ Square; High Biggan, Mossend; Hattonrigg, Bellshill; Byresknowe, Carfin; Blackship Row, Carfin; Bellerophon Row, Carfin; Bell Row, Carfin; Calderbraes Row, near Uddingston; No 3 Pit, Aitkenhead; No 4 Pit, Aitkenhead; Aitkenhead Old Rows; Newlands Square; Oilwork Row, Nackerty; Cuthbert Street, Tannochside; Donaldson Place, Tannochside; Douglas Park; East Parkhead.
  • Cadder Parish – Mavis Valley; New Terrace; Double Villa; Jellyhill; Lochfaulds; Blackhill; Kenmure; Moss Cottages; Brickworks Square, Gartcosh; Gartcosh Square; Heathfield Square; Gartliston Square; Garnqueen Square; Bridgend; Blackhill New Row; Blackhill; Lambhill Square; Lambhill House
  • Cambuslang Parish –  Old Rows, Newton; Montgomery Place and Pitt Street, Newton; Bridge Street, Clyde Street & Dunlop Street, Newton; Gateside; Flemington; Loanend; Bardykes; Gilbertfield ; Graham’s Buildings, Halfway; Westburn Rows
  • Cambusethan Parish -Torbush, Morningside ; Torbush Square, Morningside; Morningside Square; Binnie’s Row; School Row, Chapel; Chapel Road Cottages; Chapel Square; Old Row, Chapel; Mitchell Place, Chapel; Stone Row, Overtown; Bartonhall Row, Waterloo; Leslie Place and Main Street, Newmains; Manse Road, Brown Street, Hope Street, Newmains Row, Stable Court, Burnside Row; Houldsworth Street and Victoria Street, Newmains; Manse Buildings, Stane; Springhill Buildings, Stane; Stane Place; Ravenscraig Rows; Wemyss Row, Orchard Row, Boyd’s Row; Clydesdale Row;Castlehill Feus or Sneddons Rows
  • Dalserf Parish – Larkhall – High and Low Miller Street and Margaret’s Place, MacNeill Street , Hill Street and Marshall Street, Woodside Place, Drygate Street , Hareleeshill,  Cherryhill View , Croft Place , Meadowhill Rows; Barr’s Row, Netherburn; Dunlop Place or Red Row; Ashgillhead Row; Woodside Rows; Swinhill Terrace; Swinhill Old Rows; High and Low Shawsburn; Tinto View; Hill Terrace; New Row, Netherburn; Bog; Canderdykehead; Cornsilloch Rows; Ayr Rows Rows; Millburn Rows; Dykehead or Summerlee Rows
  • Dalziel Parish – areas covered limited to North Motherwell or New Logans Rows and Braidhurst
  • Hamilton Parish –  Ross Street, Ferniegair; Allanton Terrace; Allanton Rows – Double Row, Top Row, Boiler Row, Deputy Row; Cadzow Rows (Wilson Terrace, Moore, Austin and M’Creath Streets, Aitken, Landale, Bishop, and Simpson Streets); Merryton Rows; Home Farm Rows; Ferniegair ; Udston; Carscallan Rows, Darngaber, Store, Furnace and New Rows; Low Quarter and Mid Quarter; Eddlewood Village
  • New Monkland – Annathill, Meadowhead, Rankin’s Rows, Greengairs, Meikle Drumgray, Stone Row and Long Row, Darngavil, Darngavil Rows, West Longrigg, Glenboig, Longriggend, East Longrigg, Eastfield, Auchengray, Lochend, Wattstown, Airdriehill Square, Whiterigg, South Stanrigg Rows, Old Row, Whiterigg, Mossbank, Darngavil, Upperton Rows, North Stanrigg, Low Colliertree – Brick Row, Low Colliertree – Stone Row, Arden, Blacktongue, Stand, Roughrigg
  • Old Monkland Parish –  Rosepark Cottages; Causeyside Street, Tollcross; Clyde Iron Works Rows; Buttery Row Gartness; Calderbank – Old and New Square; Welsh Row, Calderbank; Stone Row, Calderbank; Old Forge, Calderbank; Boghall; Burntbroom; London Road, Carmyle; Carmyle Road; Gartgill; Braehead Rows; 135-141 Main Street, Baillieston; 145-151 Main Street Baillieston; Dyke Street, Baillieston; 56-70 Buchanan Street Baillieston; Reid’s Rows, Baillieston; Pender’s Row Baillieston (45 to 67 Buchanan Street); Buchanan Street, Baillieston; Camp Row, Baillieston; McGhie’s Land, Buchanan Street, Baillieston; Kirkwood Row, Bargeddie; Beech Row, Kirkwood; Longmuir Square, Bargeddie; Tarry Row, Drumpark; Low Row, Cuilhill; Baird’s Row, Cuilhill; Passover Row, Glenboig; Gartliston Square
  • Rutherglen Parish – Newhouse; Farme
  • Shotts Parish –  Eastfield; East, West and Brick Rows, Salsburgh; Hassockrigg and Dewshill; Victoria Street and Albert Street, Harthill; Learig, Salsburgh; Greenhill and Spoutscroft; Hirstrigg, Shotts; Old Gray Street, Shotts; New Gray Street, Shotts; Jordan Terrace, Shotts; Old and New Rows, Dykehead; Sneddon’s Row; Dunsyston; Gray’s Land, Dykehead; Morningside Place, Dykehead; Springbank Row, Dykehead; Northrigg Rows; West Benhar or Muirhead Rows; Omoa Square; Barblues, by Plains
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