Houston, Renfrewshire

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Houston is a village in Renfrewshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Houston within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Houston in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Houston.-- vil., Houston and Killellan par., Renfrewshire, on Houston Burn, 6 miles NW. of Paisley, pop. 553; P.O.; has 2 ry. stations (Houston, on the Caledonian Ry., 3¼ miles E., and Houston or Crosslee, on the Glasgow and South-Western Ry., 1¾ mile SE.); in the vicinity, 2 miles NE. of Bridge of Weir sta., is Houston House, seat. The ruins of the old castle of the Houstons were used to build the present village in 1780.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Houston and Killellan, par., Renfrewshire, 7585 ac., pop. 219; contains Houston.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Kilpeter, ancient name of Houston.

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