Hamilton Reference Library, Hamilton Town House

About this Organisation

Hamilton Reference Library contains a wealth of resources, relating to the rich history of Hamilton and the surrounding areas.

The places covered include, Avondale, Blantyre, Bothwell, Larkhall, Uddingston and more.
The material held in Hamilton Reference Library can be used to help research local history, family history and ranges from maps, photographs, newspapers and Council minutes.

Below is a list of some of our main holdings
• Ordnance Survey maps
• Newspapers
• Old Parish records
• Photographic collection
• Postcard collection
• Hamilton Estate papers
• Hamilton Estate maps and plans
• Electoral registers
• Council minutes
• Valuation rolls
• Trade directories
• Church records
• Monumental inscriptions


Organisation Type

Public Library or Archive


Hamilton Town House Library
102 Cadzow Street
Entry last updated: September 22nd, 2021

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