Place:Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Alt namesDalserfsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates55.7348°N 3.9652°W
Located inLanarkshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoStrathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
South Lanarkshire, Scotlandunitary council area since 1996
Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotlandparish in which Larkhall was located
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Larkhall was a town in Lanarkshire, situated in the parish of Dalserf. It is now located in the South Lanarkshire Council Area and is around 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Glasgow.

Larkhall sits on high ground between the River Clyde to the East and the Avon Water to the West. Larkhall had a population of 15,549 in the 2001 census, and is a typical west of Scotland industrial town. Traditionally a mining, weaving and textile area, most of Larkhall's traditional industries have now shut, including the Lanarkshire iron and steel works.

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