Paisley

Paisley, a Renfrewshire town, 7 m. W. of Glasgow, on the White Cart. It is the chief centre of manufacture of cotton thread in the world, and its other industries include dyeing, bleaching, woollen goods, and engineering. There are several fine buildings, a Baptist Church is said to be the finest modern ecclesiastical building in Scotland. The ornithologist Wilson, Professor Wilson ( Christopher North), and Tannahill were born here.

Population (circa 1900) given as 66,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Paisiello, Giovanni * Palacky, Francis
Padua
Pæstum
Pagan, Isabel
Paganini, Nicolo
Paganism
Pagoda
Pahlevi
Paine, Thomas
Painter, William
Paisiello, Giovanni
Paisley
Palacky, Francis
Paladin
Palæography
Palæologus
Palæontology
Palafox, Don Joseph
Palais Royal
Palamedes
Palanquin
Palatinate

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Taylor, Brook
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