BLACKBURN, a village in the parish of Livingstone, 3¼ miles west of Livingstone, and 2¾ cast of Whitburn. The south road from Edinburgh to Glasgow passes through it. A cotton mill here employed 100 hands, in 1838; and a flax mill, 42 hands.
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