New Lanark

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(Strathclyde) a factory village, was built by David Dale to exploit the water‐power provided by the Clyde in 1784–5. In 1799 Dale sold New Lanark to Robert Owen, his son‐in‐law, and the village acquired a reputation as a profitable and contented community.

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