||I was born in Glasgow East in
1950. Attended Riddrie Primary and Onslow
Secondary. Worked in Collins Publishers from
1965-1970. Spent 2 years in Germany and after
returning to Scotland for 2 years left for New
zealand 1974. My interests are all sports and
working out at the gym. I represented New Zealand
in soccer from 1975-1981. Would love to hear from
anyone with similar interests or just for a chat.
||Born in Braeholm, Helensburgh,
then Garelochhead before moving to Linthouse.
Elderpark school 1959-1966, then Hillhead High
till 1972. Moved down to London, then Ashford in
sunny Kent next to the Eurostar station. Worked
for London Underground until 1992. have worked
for myself since (currently in Lausanne,
Switzerland). Two grown up kids, 3 grandchildren.
About to resettle in France. Anybody I know out
|Jim & Brenda Strain
||Jim from Drumchapel,attended
Wavererly Sec until 1974, lived in Whiteinch
until moving to Canada in 1991. Brenda (nee Mair)
attended Victoria Drive until 1977 lived in
Whiteinch until moving to Canada. Both of us
havent been home since 1993, now have 3 children
2 girls who were born in Glasgow the wee boy was
born here but he's still Scottish thru and thru.
Would love to hear from anybody that remembers us
or anyone who wants to write to us.
||I am researching my family
history and wonder if there is any one
originating from the Govan,Glasgow area of
Scotland who can help. I was born in 1950 at 83
Elderpark St,Govan, Glasgow,Scotland. My Father's
name is James Cochrane..Born in 1908. Before
marriage he lived at Burndyke St,Govan. He worked
in the Govan Docks/Shipyards. My mother's name is
Mary Cochrane..Maiden Surname..Smith Brown.
Before marriage, she lived at Kintra St,Govan.
They married in August 1933 at St.Kiaran's Dean
My grandparents on father's side were George
Cochrane(an Upholsterer)and Helen
Cochrane..Maiden Surname..Reeder.She remarried
sometime before 1933,name now Clark. Grandparents
on my mother's side were Thomas Brown(a Trunk
Maker)and Catherine Brown..Maiden Surname..Smith.
She remarried some time before 1933 also,name now
Connolly. I have been told that both my
grandfather's on mother's side were killed in WW1
and subsequently WW2. Any information/guidance
that will help me trace some details about their
lives,including birthplace,correct date of birth
and war service records of
my grandparents(mother's side),would be much
||Hi Graham Morrison (37) lived
in Pollok, attended crooky castle (nick name was
Gerson) now residing in England. Would love to
hear from any old acquaintances or just anyone.
||Hi, my name is Jim McCarrall.
Grew up in Arden, went to St. Louise Primary.
Lived on 12 Kilbeg Terr would love to here from
anyone who knew myself or my brother Mark
||I was born in 1945 at 103
Hopehill Rd Maryhill. Moved to 48 Kempsthorn
Crescent, Pollok in 1950. St Monica's primary and
Lourdes (NDL) Secondary schools. Left for Canada
||Born in Penilee in 1947, lived
in Penilee Terrace and then Barshaw Road.
Attended Sandwood School( also the fire
station , Linburn Road etc) and Penilee
Secondary. Served apprenticeship as an
Electrician with Ibrox Electrics Paisley Road in
Ibrox and John Marshall in Harmony Row in Govan.
Then joined the Post Office latterly BT. Moved to
Australia in 1998 now living quietly in Nelson
Bay . would like to hear from anyone who knows me
especially John Atkinson or anyone from Penilee
||I have been living in Ontario
for just 3 years and would like to hear from
other displaced Carmylites.
||I am 16 years old, I live in
the West of Scotland, and attend Port Glasgow
High School, I would prefer to talk to people my
age, but will speak to anyone.
|Linda Telfer (
||I lived in Linthouse and went
to Elderpark then Govan High which I enjoyed so
much I stayed for six years! On a really sad note
four of us were the first in Govan to get our
Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award (due to the
wonderful Neil Barclay)and the Govan Press
celebrated the event by putting our picture on
the front cover - such is fame! I met James
Telfer, the school Dux, when I was 15 and 27
years later we are still married with four kids
to our credit. I attended Jordanhill College from
1975-78 and was in Class E6. My friend and I are
organising a Millennium Silver Anniversary
Reunion in the Summer this year. Any of our
classmates out there? Get in touch if you know
|Margaret (Leitch) Stirling
||Grew up in Moorpark, attended
Renfrew High. Have brother George Leitch and
sister May (Leitch) Hamill. Married Jimmy
Stirling in 1962 and we emigrated to Canada in
1965. Have found a few old friends through this
webpage and encouraged to find more.
|P & J Simmons
||Ricky born 24/10/48 Garngad,
Glasgow. Attended St Rollox, Albert secondary
Springburn. Worked for Blackies Bishopbriggs and
William Collins Glasgow till 1974. Played
"fitba" for Sighthill Boys club,
Rancel, Germiston Star, Townhead Emerald and
Townhead Hibs. Emigrated to New Zealand 1974
Transferred to Collins Auckland. Involved with
Birkenhead United since arrival, playing,
coaching or watching.
Jean (nee McLure) born 24/11/49 Kirkintilloch.
Attended St Flannans & St Ninians schools.
Worked for Switchgears and Fire service
Kirkintilloch also Stobhill Hospital and Collins
Glasgow. We have both remained in Auckland's
North Shore ever since.
||Born in Maryhill 1945. Moved
to Bothwellpark Rows in '49 then to Viewpark in
'52. Attended Uddingston Grammar. Worked in
Glasgow and Tannochside at National Commercial
Bank. Moved to States in 1965 California, New
York, and now I reside in Virginia. My friend
Patricia Grimshaw (in Canada)and I would like to
hear from anyone who might know of any of our
classmates such as: Morag or Lorna Young, Jean
Hipkin, Morag Walker, Isabel Ramsey, Letitia
Lockheart etc. like to contact anyone from my
|Annie Mc Pherson
||I am originaly from carntyne
todd st first close under the bridge i went to st
thomas school niddrie then st marks secondary
school in shettleston i married daniel mc pherson
44yrs ago and we emigrated to australia
||My paternal grandmother, Mary
Smith, moved to America when she was 16. She died
at approx. age 42 in 1950 (approx.) I was told
she died when I was two years old, but I remember
talking to her and her strong accent.
|Marie & Hugh Boyle nee Hunter
||I was born in Govan.
S.G.Hospital 1958. Ihave lived in Eaterhouse,
Tollcross, & Sandyhills. Went to The Good
Shepherd primary on London rd,from 1963 to
1970.Then to Our Lady & st Francis sec school
at the barra's.Left their in 1974 and started
work at the Royal bank. Branches include Argle
st,Bothwell st,Duke St.Hugh Worked in Babcock as
a welder,went to St Jame's then St Aelreds
Paisley.Married in 1977,Stayed in Roslea dr
Denniston,then Millerston.Emigrated to Whangarei
New Zealand and from there to Australia in 1986.
Have been here ever since. Would love to hear
from some old freinds and make some new ones.Orra
||St Matthews primary ('75-'81),
Turnbull High ('81-'87), Strathclyde Uni
('87-'92). Moved to Guildford, England to work
for Swedish company Ericsson for 7 years,
currently contracting in Linköping, Sweden for
same. Would be great to hear from anyone who
remembers me from any of these times in the past
to share memories and contact information.
||I was born in glasgow in 1940,
i lived in pollokshaws (the shaws) househillwood
and pollok. i served my apprenticeship at alley
mclellans at polmadie. i left glasgow for england
in the late 1950`s. i would like to hear from
anyone who knew me in glasgow to get in touch. or
anyone just wanting a blether. i now live in
||If you remember yer ma's divvi
number (ours was 24378), going for the messages
in a Coaperative of barrels, sacks, tea chests,
huge cheeses and brown and blue paper bags,
moving from tenement Glasgow to an embryonic
Milton housing scheme to attend eventually St
Ambrose primary and St Augustine's secondary, we
might know each other. Me and ma big white dug
lived in Leehill Road (by Colston railway
bridge). I attended St Augustine's from 1959
(Prep Mixed) to 1965, became a journalist and
later moved to London. It would be great to hear
from Augustinians of any period.
||I lived in Easterhouse from
1959-1971 and went to St Clares and St Leonards.
I then moved to Milton and went to "The
Augustine" Does anyone out there remember
this wee specky guy wi' the big ears? I'd love to
hear from youse! I still live in Glasgow and
probably always will. If anyone out there wants
me to send square slice (£10/lb) or a plain loaf
(£20) just say the word. God bless the Jags!!
||I emigrated from Glasgow with
my husband Ron who is from Mospark Glasgow, in
1967. We have three children and live in the
Sydney suburb of St.Andrews. Have been back to
Glasgow several times on holiday. Would like to
catch up with some old friends.
||Born in Parkhead 1940 Moved to
Carntyne shortly after, family had butcher shop
in Deckmont St until 1950. Moved to Pollok in
1950 when father opened Newsagents in new housing
scheme. attended Cuthbertson St primary then one
year at Shawlands (1952) then was in the first
intake at Crookston Castle School in 1953 -1956.
served apprenticeship in Stephens Lintouse
1957-1962. Had a short sea going experience
before getting married Apr 3rd 1963 to a girl
from Clydebank. Left Scotland Apr. 10 1963 for
Canada. Lived i Montreal(Rolls Royce) then
Toronto (Ingersoll Rand) Now in Vancouver (Self
emloyed) still Married to the same girl (woman)
and have 3 great fine young adults, they have all
left the nest and sometime they live in B.C. when
they are not away on an adventure. I am
interested if anyone is planning a 50 year
reunion of Crooky in 2003 "would be
fun" anyone interested is welcome to contact
||Hello there, Bryn Wayt
here.Born in Dennistoun 1943. Haghill/Whitehill
Senior. Annoyed the hell out of Miss Cameron,
Sheddon, McPhail ! Got my pilot's licence when I
was 17. Left school and joined the RAF as a
pilot. Won the GLEN Trophy at IFTS then married
my childhood sweetheart Carol (Mathers) in 1965
after she qualified as a nurse (Royal Infirmary).
After 12 years military flying, changed the
colour of my uniform for a civilian version. When
I reached 55 years old, British Airways said bye,
We have three children, Pamela, Callum and Angela
- all proud of their Glasgow parents and Scottish
I've been around the world and some, but there's
no better place than "hame il dae mae".
Carol and I will be pleased tae hiv a blether wi
anybuddy tha fancies goin over auld times aboot
Anybody remember Diane Self, Ian Gibson, Janet
MacMillan, Henry Ayrton, Ronnie Angus, Elizabeth
McSorlly(?) - all at Haghill in "Wee
Best wishes to all from big "G".