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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Renfrewshire

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A south-western county of Scotland; faces the Firth of Clyde on the W., between Ayr on the S. and SW., and the river Clyde on the N.; bordered on the E. by Lanark; hilly on the W. and S., flat on the E.; is watered by the Gryfe, the Black Cart, and the White Cart; dairy-farming is carried on in extensive scale, stimulated by the proximity of Glasgow; nearly two-thirds of the county is under cultivation; coal and iron are mined, and in various parts the manufacture of thread, cotton, chemicals, shipbuilding, &c., is actively engaged in.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Renfrewshire'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/r/renfrewshire.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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