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John Meffen
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Search-engine-ologist, Researcher, Falkirk Bairn!
Search-engine-ologist, Researcher, Falkirk Bairn!

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Kick meaning Kinks
There is thing in Cartographic Archeology called a "kick", the word is etymologically from the same source as kink, it is wherein a normally straight road deviates because of a feature, be it natural or because of a landowner. Recently I have resolved why E...
Kick meaning Kinks
Kick meaning Kinks
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William Ritchie or Finnigan
Sadly footballers are human beings too, therefore suffer from the same foibles we do. This occasionally meanders into the territory of what we call a person, and that that can differ from what the state recognises as that person's name. Families are complic...
William Ritchie or Finnigan
William Ritchie or Finnigan
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Charles Edward Napier
Last summer, when I was out and about in Grandsable Cemetery I found the
stone of a man that was far more famed in Scotland when playing in the
Green & White Hoops than in Falkirk's Navy Blue [never mind his time
in England]. Such is the manner of Scotti...
Charles Edward Napier
Charles Edward Napier
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Lost football Grounds of Falkirk - Randyford
Nobody knew where Randyford was, for a long time I believed Randyford was the same as Woodburn Park which was a Junior ground in the Modern Day Boag used by several minor teams in the 1890s. But I have been convinced otherwise.

The term Randyford means lit...
Lost football Grounds of Falkirk - Randyford
Lost football Grounds of Falkirk - Randyford
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The Curious Case of Johnny Dora
I wrote a blog post about John Dora a long time back, he was a Centre-Forward Falkirk signed from Arbroath who scored 2 goals in 3 games before breaking his leg and disappearing from the game. The very little information about him was confusing, for example...
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Falkirk FC Graves - Patrick McKay
I cannot take credit for finding this grave other coming across it when searching his name on the internet, in fact I do not believe I have ever been to Kilsyth Cemetery so someone else found it for me. However I do not believe the person who added it to 'f...
Falkirk FC Graves - Patrick McKay
Falkirk FC Graves - Patrick McKay
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East Stirlingshire BC Four-a-Side Competition 1889
Held at Merchiston Pk, Bainsford , Sat 10th August 1889, Scores are Goals+Touchdowns East Stirlingshire 2+2 Stenhousemuir 1+0 First Round
Falkirk 2+0 Laurieston 0+1 First Round
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Stirlingshire FA Eleven-a-Side Competition 1889
Held at the Brockville Park, Falkirk, Sat 3rd August 1889, 15 Minutes a half, Scores are Goals+Corners East Stirlingshire 3+3 Falkirk 1+1 Semi-Final
Kilsyth Wanderers 3+1 Camelon 2+4 ...
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Grangemouth Brass Band Four-a-Side Competition 1889
Held at Caledonia Pk, Grangemouth, Sat 27th July 1889, Scores are Goals+Touchdowns Caledonians 2+0 Gairdoch II 1+0 First Round
East Stirlingshire 4+2 Laurieson 1+0 First Round
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Kinnaird Brass Band Four-a-Side Competition 1889
Held at Dovecot Pk, Carronshore, Sat 20th July 1889, Scores are Goals+Touchdowns East Stirlingshire II 1+2 Gairdoch 1+0 First Round
Carronshore Pates, East Stirlingshire & Gairdoch II - Byes

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