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Roman Finds In Glasgow

Anyone got any info on Roman finds in the Glasgow area. I believe it`s quite unusal for anything to turn up in the area that is now Glasgow,most finds being outwith the city. I live in the Yorkhill area and some Roman artifacts turned up in about 1868 on the grounds of Yorkhill House where the hospi...
by azimuth1
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:23 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Roman Finds In Glasgow
Replies: 3
Views: 1406

Overnewton Square

Does anyone have old photographs of Overnewton Square?

There was a playpark there on ground which Lady Gilbert gifted to the people of the area.
by azimuth1
Sun Oct 09, 2005 2:36 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Overnewton Square
Replies: 1
Views: 937

Re: BOMBS OVER GLASGOW

From time to time having read various books on Glasgow i come across accounts of Bombs that fell on Glasgow during WW2. I know there is a a fairly comprehensive account of the Clydebank Blitz by I McPhail giving detail of the raids over the burgh in March 1941. Is there any such books detailing eve...
by azimuth1
Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:09 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Bombs over Glasgow in WW2
Replies: 673
Views: 300401

Vladimir wrote:The Psalmist by B. Schotz


Spot on Vladimir. The Psalmist by Benno Schotz(1891-1984)
by azimuth1
Sun Sep 04, 2005 3:20 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Question?
Replies: 2
Views: 1241

Question?

No points for guessing the location but what is the name of the sculpture and sculptor?

Image
by azimuth1
Sun Sep 04, 2005 10:54 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Question?
Replies: 2
Views: 1241

PlasticDel wrote:Is it still standing?


Yes,very much still standing.
by azimuth1
Fri Aug 05, 2005 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Galloway House Residential School
Replies: 21
Views: 13465

Re: Galloway House Residential School

Galloway House was a residential school which was visited by parties of primary school children from Glasgow from the 50`s right through until the mid 70`s. I stayed there for about 4 weeks in June 1976 with other kids from Kelvinhaugh,Leithland and Milncroft primaries. Anyone on the board had a st...
by azimuth1
Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:34 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Galloway House Residential School
Replies: 21
Views: 13465

Old St.Enochs Church

Can anybody give me info on this building that stood on the corner of Argyle St and Old Dumbarton Rd(where the BP garage is now). There is a picture of it on the Virtual Mitchell website.I heard that it sustained damage during WW2,lay derelict for some years and then eventually pulled down.Any memor...
by azimuth1
Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:44 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Old St.Enochs Church
Replies: 1
Views: 2031

Merlot here are some details for you(I still have my diary from then!). Boys dorms - Forteviot,Cruggleton,Rigg,Lamachan,Machars,Eggerness,Cree,Cairnsmore,Little Ross and Solway. Girls dorms - Merrick,Benyellary,Poulton,Garlies,Scafell,Monreith and Skiddaw. North class teachers - Mr Morrison and Miss...
by azimuth1
Sat Jul 16, 2005 10:24 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Galloway House Residential School
Replies: 21
Views: 13465

Galloway House Residential School

Galloway House was a residential school which was visited by parties of primary school children from Glasgow from the 50`s right through until the mid 70`s. I stayed there for about 4 weeks in June 1976 with other kids from Kelvinhaugh,Leithland and Milncroft primaries. Anyone on the board had a sta...
by azimuth1
Fri Jul 15, 2005 11:24 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Galloway House Residential School
Replies: 21
Views: 13465

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