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Re: Bridge at Shawfield

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by calamity
Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:29 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Bridge at Shawfield
Replies: 14
Views: 9402

Re: Baby and Prams shops in Glasgow, 1960s and 1970s

There was a big pram shop at the Trongate.cant remember the name..way back in the 60s... also another one in High st near College street.. Some other weans clothes shops were Isobel Towns in Main st Brideton.. Hatricks London road at Heron st Bridgeton. the lovely shop in Duke st.. name escapes me.....
by calamity
Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:30 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Baby and Prams shops in Glasgow, 1960s and 1970s
Replies: 21
Views: 7080

Re: Remembrance Sunday

Oh I thought Robertpool referred to dead bodies.. I wouldnt think many came back at all or not many, I think the ones buried here were maybe shipped home injured and died here. could be wrong though.. maybe it depended if they died at the end of the war and were brought home. Its so sad for families...
by calamity
Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:28 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Remembrance Sunday
Replies: 9
Views: 2320

Re: Remembrance Sunday

I wrote this a few minutes ago... for all our brave boys who never came home.. All no be back Ma.. thote ad say, Ye might wait at the station, Ave seen oor hoose the last time noo. Ave done it fur oor nation.. As a lie here on this mud and dirt, A thote aboot yer face, Worn oot wae work and worry, L...
by calamity
Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:36 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Remembrance Sunday
Replies: 9
Views: 2320

Re: Glasgow department stores

Remember Bows well, a nice shop with lovely furniture.. Dont know about that Robert, I only knew Lewis s as the poly years ago..
by calamity
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow department stores
Replies: 216
Views: 102368

Re: Oldest Tenements

checked with Peter on Parkhead History who is the best at all this type of info and it is the oldest tenement from the 1700s.
by calamity
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:48 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Oldest Tenements
Replies: 24
Views: 22293

Re: Lost Retail Chains

Not sure if these shops were only at Parkhead or not but Campbells had a few shops in Tollcross road... and our Coops that were everwhere at one time.. In London road Bridgeton. we had a Co shoe bakers. drapers. dairy, shoe shop and a shop that did lights and furniture..
by calamity
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:44 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Lost Retail Chains
Replies: 249
Views: 83375

Re: Black & White Photography

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by calamity
Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Black & White Photography
Replies: 1091
Views: 186928

Re: Autumn

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by calamity
Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:20 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Autumn
Replies: 61
Views: 13179

Re: Glasgow department stores

It was on the other side of the road from Arnotts in Jamaica st... a smashing big shop... but for some reason I was never in there much. http://www.housefraserarchive.ac.uk/company/?id=c0712 http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/record/rcahms/167667/glasgow-60-68-jamaica-street-colosseum-warehouse/rcahm...
by calamity
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:52 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow department stores
Replies: 216
Views: 102368

Re: Clouds

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by calamity
Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:38 am
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Clouds
Replies: 14
Views: 8320

Re: Water and trees and stuff

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by calamity
Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Water and trees and stuff
Replies: 703
Views: 179164

Re: Water and trees and stuff

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by calamity
Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Water and trees and stuff
Replies: 703
Views: 179164

Re: Lost Retail Chains

Margaret Forresters in London road at Bain st... the building is still there but the big shop long gone.. whether this was a chaind of shops or not I dont know.. then we had all the tailors.. Weaver to Wearer..Burtons..Tom Martin..Claude Alexanders. does anyone remember the big one at the Trongate, ...
by calamity
Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:00 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Lost Retail Chains
Replies: 249
Views: 83375

Re: Glasgow department stores

Great photo there..... I remember the big skylight but thought in my mind it was a dome..
by calamity
Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:54 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow department stores
Replies: 216
Views: 102368
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