Place:


Livingston  West Lothian

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Livingston like this:

Livingstone, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Linlithgowshire - par., 5362 ac., pop. 1434; vil., on river Almond, 1½ mile SE. of its ry. sta., which is 3 miles E. of Bathgate; P.O.; has oilworks; to the E. of the vil. stood an old peel-tower which was garrisoned by Edward I.; the district gave the title of baron to the Livingstones, Earls of Linlithgow.

Livingston through time

Livingston is now part of West Lothian district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Lothian has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Livingston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Livingston in West Lothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16637

Date accessed: 10th December 2018


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