PARTICK (formerly Perdyc or Perthick) , a municipal and
See also:police burgh of the
See also:parish of
See also:Lanarkshire, Scotland . Pop . (1891), 36,538; (1901), 54,298 . It lies on the
See also:bank of the
See also:Clyde, and is continuous with
See also:Glasgow, from which it is separated by the Kelvin, and of which it is a large and wealthy residential suburb .
See also:Shipbuilding yards are situated in the burgh, which has also
See also:industries of paper-staining,
See also:hydraulic-machine making, weighing-machine making, brass-founding and galvanizing . The tradition is that the flour-mills and
See also:granaries —the Bunhouse Mills—as they are called locally, were given by the
See also:Moray to the bakers of Glasgow for their public spirit in supplying his army with
See also:bread at the
See also:battle of Langside in 1568 .
See also:Park contains a
See also:grove of fossil trees which were discovered in a
See also:quarry . The
See also:town forms the greater
See also:part of the Partick division of Lanarkshire, which returns one member to Parliament . Though it remained a
See also:village till the
See also:middle of the 19th century, it is an
See also:ancient place . Morken, the Pictish
See also:king who persecuted St
See also:Kentigern, is believed to have dwelt here and, in 1136,
See also:David I. gave the lands of Partick to the see of Glasgow . The
See also:bishop's palace stood by the side of the Kelvin, and was occupied—or a
See also:mansion erected for him on its site—by
See also:Hutcheson (1580-1639), founder of the Hutcheson Hospital in the city .
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