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Encyclopedia > Rutherglen, Glasgow

Rutherglen (An Ruadh Ghleann in Scottish Gaelic) is a town bordering on the city of Glasgow, Scotland. It has a population of approximately 30,000. Rutherglen was an ancient Royal Burgh having been given a royal charter in 1126 by King David I. Between 1975 and 1996 it was administratively part of the city of Glasgow, but since then it has been part of the South Lanarkshire council area. Scottish Gaelic, Scots Gaelic, or just Gaelic (Gàidhlig; IPA: ), is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... Glasgows location in Scotland Glasgow or Glaschù is Scotlands largest city, on the River Clyde in west central Scotland. ... Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a country in northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain. ... Events Rutherglen becomes one of the first Royal Burghs in Scotland. ... David I, known as the Saint, (1084 - May 24, 1153), king of Scotland, the youngest son of Malcolm Canmore and of Saint Margaret (sister of Edgar Ætheling), was born in 1084. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Glasgows location in Scotland Glasgow or Glaschù is Scotlands largest city, on the River Clyde in west central Scotland. ... South Lanarkshire is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland. ...


The town was famous until around 1910 for its annual horse fairs. The town was a centre of heavy industry, having a long coal mining tradition which died out by 1950, and also being home to the infamous White's chemical works up until the 1960s. 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Wyoming coal mine The most economical method of coal extraction from coal seams depends on the depth and quality of the seams, and also the geology and environmental factors of the area being mined. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Clyde Football Club used to play in the area before moving to the town of Cumbernauld. The immediate area could be considered the cradle of Scottish Football, with Hampden Park, the national stadium and home to Scotland's oldest football club Queens Park F.C. being close by as well as Cathkin Park, the home of the defunct Third Lanark F.C. and not far to the north is Celtic Park, the home of Celtic F.C.. Clyde F.C. are a Scottish football team currently playing in the First Division of the Scottish Football League. ... Cumbernauld is a new town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, created in 1956 as a population overflow for Glasgow. ... Queens Park F.C. is a Scottish football team with much history and tradition, today it remains as the only amateur club in the Scottish League. ... Third Lanark Football Club (Third Lanark F.C.) is a Scottish football team that existed from 1872 to 1967. ... Celtic Park, looking from the Jock Stein stand eastward Celtic Park Celtic Park stadium is the home of Celtic F.C. football team in Glasgow, Scotland. ... Celtic Football Club, commonly referred to simply as Celtic or the Bhoys(pronounced seltik), is one of the Worlds most famous football clubs. ...


External link

  • Rutherglen Community Council (http://www.rutherglencc.co.uk/)

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Glasgow (Glaschu in Gaelic; or Glesca/Glesga in colloquial Scots) is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the United Kingdom.
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Rutherglen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (380 words)
Rutherglen is a town located within the south-eastern suburbs of the city of Glasgow, Scotland near the town of Cambuslang.
Rutherglen, along with most of the towns encircling the city, are now dormitory suburbs of Glasgow.
Rutherglen was a parliamentary burgh represented in the U.K. Parliament as a component of Glasgow Burghs constituency from 1708 to 1832, and as a component of Kilmarnock Burghs from 1832 to 1918.
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