Bargarran Thread

A bleached linen hand-spun thread. The name was given first to the thread made by Lady Bargarran, of Bargarran, Renfrewshire, in the 18th century.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Erskine —    ERSKINE, a parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Renfrew, 10 miles (N. N. W.) from Glasgow; containing, with the village of Bishopton, 1407 inhabitants. This place, of which the name is of uncertain origin, is of considerable antiquity:… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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