1864 map from: http://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html
I found this to be an interesting description of the mining villages in New Monkland, Lanarkshire that provides context to where William Lindsay was born in 1847.
"Gatehead is the first place I can remember, because of an incident
that happened in my younger life. Brother William and I were playing
when he found a large black bug. He wanted to kill it, I interfered,
and as he raised the hatchet to strike I received the blow on my nose .
I had a scar all my life to remind me to stay out of other people's
Source: James Lindsay's Autobiography