Saturday, 8 December 2007

Ancestry Tour of Abington Scotland

Ancestry Tour of Abington Scotland. Abington in 1846. Abington, a village, in the parish of Crawford-John, Upper ward of the county of Lanark, 3 miles (N. by W.) from Crawford; containing 135 inhabitants. It is situated on the road between Glasgow and Carlisle; and near it are vestiges of gold-mines, said to have been explored in the reign of James VI., and with some success. A school here is aided by a heritor, with £6 per annum.

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