Greenholm Road, SE9

Place Name

Named after Newmilns and Greenholm, a small burgh in East Ayrshire, Scotland. Newmilns meaning new mills to the north and Greenhilm, thought to mean green island to the south. It road was laid out as part of the housing estate built by Archibald Cameron Corbett, the second son of Thomas Corbett, a Glasgow merchant and philanthropist. This road, like many of the Corbett streets was named with a Scottish theme reflecting the developers Scottish heritage.

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