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A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Milton or Milton of Campsie, a village in Campsie parish, S Stirlingshire, on the banks of the Glazert, with a station on the Campsie and Blane Valley section of the North British railway, 1½ mile N of Kirkintilloch, 2 miles ESE of Lennoxtown, and 9½ NNE of Glasgow. It is in the near vicinity of two print-works, Kincaid (1785) and Lillyburn (1831); shares in the industry of a populous and productive district; and has a post office under Glasgow, with money order, savings' bank, and telegraph departments. Pop. (1861) 562, (1871) 714, (1881) 555.—Ord. Sur., sh. 31, 1867.

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