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Auchenairn, a village in Cadder parish, Lanarkshire, 3 furlongs SSE of Bishopbriggs station, and 3 miles NNE of Glasgow. It consists of two parts, old and new; is said to have been visited by the plague in 1666; and has an endowed school and a public school. The former is supported by bequests of the Rev. James Warden in 1745 and the Rev. Dr Leechman in 1764, and was rebuilt in 1826; the latter, with accommodation for 300 children, had (1879) an average attendance of 112, and a grant of £101. Pop. (1861) 744, (1871) 823.

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