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CLYDESDALE, marquis of, a title of the duke of Hamilton; see HAMILTON, duke of.

      Clydesdale is also a surname, Mr. George Clydesdale, minister of the parish of Glassford, Lanarkshire, died in the month of January 1627. In the Inventory of the effects of George Cleland of Glenhoof, Monkland, who “deceist in the moneth of Marche, 1647" it is stated that being an aged man living in company and household with his son, he “had no guds nor geir, at the time of his deceis, except allanerlie the sowme of ffourtie punds Scotts money of yeirlie yaird maill, awand to him be Richard Cliddisdaill and George Neilsone, weiffaris (weavers), for the saill of two yairds in Dry gait, Glasgow.”

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