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Re: Blantyre Army Barracks

Lived in Halfway at that time. Aged 15 (1960). Got the bus to the West End bar and walked down the road to the kennels to train the dogs. Each person was allocated about 10 dogs to look after. They were all company dogs from Ireland. Monday and Friday night down to Shawfield. Main job there was wear...
by EdBoyle
Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:35 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Blantyre Army Barracks
Replies: 19
Views: 21912

Re: Blantyre Army Barracks

In the early 1960s worked for Shawfield Greyhounds who had their kennels on the other side of the railway.
by EdBoyle
Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Blantyre Army Barracks
Replies: 19
Views: 21912

Re: Cambuslang Pilot?

10 year late. All the hard copies of this Pilot are held in the Mitchell in numerous large binders. Saw them there myself. :D
by EdBoyle
Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:49 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Cambuslang Pilot?
Replies: 27
Views: 14502

Messages to Other members

I have some messages in my outbox. I don't know if these have been sent, or are still awaiting to be sent. They are not appearing in the 'sent messages' box. However, I don't see a button to press to ensure they are sent. Can anyone help?
by EdBoyle
Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:53 am
 
Forum: Forum Help and Issues
Topic: Messages to Other members
Replies: 1
Views: 4936

Pretoria St

From http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=9133 Pretoria Street was at the southern end of Silverbanks Street, and ran parallel to Glasgow Road. It had only two closes - one on either side of and round the corner from Silverbanks Street. Pretoria Street looked out onto the old qu...
by EdBoyle
Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:37 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Addie's Square, Cambuslang
Replies: 7
Views: 2893

Re: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE

The close below the bricked up window was 209 Main Street. My mother was born there in 1917. (Craig Family) http://www.edwardboyle.com/EB/Boyle%20Family%20Tree/CraigX/Craig%20Tiffs/Census%201911%20Craig.jpg Another view at the junction of Westcoats Road. http://www.edwardboyle.com/EB/cambuslang/Dinn...
by EdBoyle
Sun Oct 06, 2013 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE
Replies: 35
Views: 22107

Re: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE

Gary There are more 'hidden' away. Jump to this link to enjoy. http://www.edwardboyle.com/EB/cambuslang/Dinnie/Gordon%20Dinnie%20Postcard%20website/Gordon%20Dinnie.htm and http://www.edwardboyle.com/EB/cambuslang/Dinnie/additionals/Dinnie2.html The original slides were were kindly provided by Senga ...
by EdBoyle
Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE
Replies: 35
Views: 22107

Re: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE

Gary, is that you using the Nom de Plume 'gap74'?

I'm puzzled by your message ...

By the way, Feel free to pinch the postcard scans for the website, Ed!

Can you please clarify?

Ed
by EdBoyle
Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:37 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE
Replies: 35
Views: 22107

Re: Blantyre Army Barracks

Mu cousin (still living) was born there 1949 when the army vacated the site and squatters moved in. Birth cert says "Hut 36, Blantyreferme Camp".
by EdBoyle
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:22 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Blantyre Army Barracks
Replies: 19
Views: 21912

Re: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE

A word to the wise about the original location of the face. (and my memory from the late 1940s). It was carved on a natural flat-surface stone outcrop someway down the grassy slope, behind this recently built ugly path memorial.
by EdBoyle
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:14 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: CAMBUSLANG STONE FACE
Replies: 35
Views: 22107

Re: Bricks

All reference above relating to

http://www.boyle.ukpals.com/Cambuslang/

should now read...

http://www.edwardboyle.com/EB/cambuslang/

Ed Boyle
by EdBoyle
Wed Jan 18, 2012 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Bricks
Replies: 137
Views: 54961

Re: Cambuslang-mystery pitch & building

Re the Savoy cinema I remember a school visit in the 1950s from St Brides. We all trooped down Greenlees Road and entered via the back lane behind the Royal bank. Years later when watching a feature film there, a short came on between the main films and to everyones surprise it was a film of all us...
by EdBoyle
Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:11 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Cambuslang-mystery pitch & building
Replies: 29
Views: 14739

Re: Cambuslang-mystery pitch & building

Re the Savoy cinema I remember a school visit in the 1950s from St Brides. We all trooped down Greenlees Road and entered via the back lane behind the Royal bank. Years later when watching a feature film there, a short came on between the main films and to everyones surprise it was a film of all us ...
by EdBoyle
Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:37 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Cambuslang-mystery pitch & building
Replies: 29
Views: 14739

Re: Old Glasgow Hospitals

Can anyone decypher the name of the hospital on this birth certificate extract for William McKenzie?

http://www.edwardboyle.com/EB/Misc/Birt ... 01856.tiff

Ed
by EdBoyle
Mon Mar 16, 2009 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hospitals & Asylums
Replies: 135
Views: 62712

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