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North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« on: Monday 12 February 18 19:04 GMT (UK) »
I am trying to find a better description of the exact boundaries of the "North Quarter" of Glasgow referred to in a 1780 military muster roll. Any suggestions?

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Re: North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 19:53 GMT (UK) »
A brief description here from google books (shrunk) www.rootschat.com/links/index.php

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Re: North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 20:15 GMT (UK) »
Sorry Monica, I can't seem to open the file. (not sure how to use this file shrinking tool. It's new to me).

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Re: North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 20:19 GMT (UK) »
That was daft of me to mess up that!

Here it is www.rootschat.com/links/01lki/

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Re: North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 20:38 GMT (UK) »
No problem!  The link worked this time and I just read it.  It's a start. Gives me an idea as to the location within the City (never been there, obviously).  Thank you.

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Re: North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 20:50 GMT (UK) »
Rottenrow and Drygate (mentioned in that link) show here in an early maps https://digital.nls.uk/learning/thomas-annan-glasgow/historical-maps/map-gallery/  Left to right, No. 5 is an 1807 north centre map of the City. Just click on any of the maps to see a description and again to view.

Glasgow has lots of maps! These are just some.

Further description for guidance here  www.historictownsatlas.org.uk/sites/historictownsatlas/files/atlas/town/glasgow_text_lower_res.pdf., snippet below (page 5).

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Re: North Quarter Glasgow c.1780
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 01 March 18 20:23 GMT (UK) »
Thank you MonicaL!  Much appreciated.