Place:Carluke (town), Lanarkshire, Scotland

NameCarluke (town)
Alt namesKirkstilesource: A Vision of Britain through time
Kirkstylesource: A Vision of Britain through time
TypeTown
Coordinates55.717°N 3.833°W
Located inLanarkshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoStrathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
South Lanarkshire, Scotlandunitary council area since 1996
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotlandparish in which Carluke located until 1975.
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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The town of Carluke (Gaelic: Cathair MoLuaig) lies in the heart of the Lanarkshire countryside in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5.4 miles northwest of Lanark and 4 miles southeast of Wishaw.

Carluke is largely a commuting town, with a variety of small stores and supermarkets available at its centre. The surrounding villages of Braidwood, Forth, Kilncadzow, and Law are supported by the various shops and services available in Carluke.

The town of Carluke had a population of just over 15,000 in 2001, the latest census information available.

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Parish registers and census returns for the town of Carluke exist at the parish level (see Carluke parish).

A Vision of Britain through time: Carluke

Further sources of information can be found on the page for Carluke parish

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