Place:Strathclyde Region, Scotland

NameStrathclyde Region
Alt namesSrath Chluaidhsource: Wikipedia
Strathsource: BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002; UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [web site] (1997-98) accessed 16 Dec 2002
TypeRegion
Coordinates56°N 5.25°W
Located inScotland     (1975 - 1996)
See alsoLanarkshire, Scotlandcounty making up part of Strathclyde in 1975
Dunbartonshire, Scotlandcounty making up part of Strathclyde in 1975
Bute, Scotlandcounty making up part of Strathclyde in 1975
Renfrewshire, Scotlandcounty making up part of Strathclyde in 1975
Contained Places
Former district
Clydesdale ( 1975 - 1996 )
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth ( 1975 - 1996 )
Cumnock and Doon Valley ( 1975 - 1996 )
Cunninghame ( 1975 - 1996 )
Kyle and Carrick ( 1975 - 1996 )
Monklands (district) ( 1975 - 1996 )
Inhabited place
Balloch ( 1975 - 1996 )
West Kilbride ( 1975 - 1996 )
Parish
West Kilbride ( 1975 - 1996 )
Settlement
Hunterston ( 1975 - 1996 )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Strathclyde ( in Gaelic, meaning "strath (valley) of the River Clyde") was one of nine former local government regions of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994. The Strathclyde region had 19 districts.

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The Strathclyde Area Genealogy Centre has census records (1871, 1891, 1901), parochial registers, and Civil Registrations (vital records since 1855. See Repository:Strathclyde Area Genealogy Centre for more information.


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