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A History of Coal Mining in Rutherglen and Cambuslang


Published in 2020 by Heritage Society members Colin Findlay and Bob McDonald with Joe Cunningham, this book documents the 500 year history of coal mining in Rutherglen and Cambuslang.


Richly illustrated with archive photographs and maps, this thoroughly researched book tells the story of  an industry which once played a major role in the development of the two towns, providing employment which supported many families for generations.

On the right is an electronic version of the book. Click on the book's cover to download a copy for your own use. 

Please note that the contents of the book are © Rutherglen Heritage Society. If you wish to reproduce any part of the book, click here to seek the consent of the authors. Thank you.

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