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Old photograph of the Public Library in Greenock by Glasgow, Scotland. History Blog post of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to travel and visit one day.
Old Photograph Public Library Greenock Scotland
Old Photograph Public Library Greenock Scotland
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Old photograph of the James Watt statue in Greenock by Glasgow, Scotland. The approximate location of James Watt's birth in Greenock is commemorated by a statue. Several locations and street names in Greenock recall him, most notably the Watt Memorial Library, which was begun in 1816 with Watt's donation of scientific books, and developed as part of the Watt Institution by his son, which ultimately became the James Watt College. Taken over by the local authority in 1974, the library now also houses the local history collection and archives of Inverclyde, and is dominated by a large seated statue in the vestibule

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Old photograph of people in Alexandra Park, Glasgow, Scotland. In 1866, the City Improvement Trustees of Glasgow purchased Alexandra Park from Mr. Walter Stewart. The park was bought was the intention of giving the people of the north eastern Glasgow a place of leisure and recreation. When the park was purchases it was bare and barren with hardly any trees. Hundreds of unemployed artisans and labourers were employed to begin the renovation of the park to give them something to do during the great trade depression. In 1870 the park was officially opened and named after Princess Alexandra of Denmark who was the wife of the future King Edward VII. History Blog post of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to travel and visit one day.
Old Photograph Alexandra Park Glasgow Scotland
Old Photograph Alexandra Park Glasgow Scotland
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Old photograph of a street sweeper and buildings on Clifford Street in Ibrox, Glasgow, Scotland. Ibrox is situated south of the River Clyde and is part of the former Burgh of Govan. It is within walking distance of the new Pacific Quay Media Park, housing BBC Scotland, Scottish TV and other production companies along with the Glasgow Science Centre. The opening of the Clyde Arc provides easy road access to the north of the river. The home of football club Rangers F.C. is located in Ibrox and is known as Ibrox Stadium.

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Old Photograph Clifford Street Ibrox Glasgow Scotland
Old Photograph Clifford Street Ibrox Glasgow Scotland
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Old photograph of people below the Pearce Statue in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland. The statue was designed by Edward Onslow Ford and built in 1894 as a tribute to Sir William Pearce, 1st Baronet, born 8 January 1833, died 18 December 1888. He was a British shipbuilder, under whose management the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company in Govan on the River Clyde became the leading shipbuilding company in the world. He was later a Conservative Party politician. He was born near Chatham in Kent, England, where he trained as a shipwright and naval architect at the Chatham Dockyard. He died suddenly at the age of 55 in his home on Piccadilly in London, England. He was survived by his wife Dinah Elizabeth Socoter, who was originally from Gravesend in Kent. Their only child was William George Pearce, who succeeded to the baronetcy.

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Old Photograph Pearce Statue Govan Scotland
Old Photograph Pearce Statue Govan Scotland
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Old photograph of Cardonald School in Glasgow, Scotland. Cardonald School was established when a school building and teacher's house were built at the corner of Paisley Road West and Lammermoor Avenue. The two-roomed, single-storey school building was extended in 1899 with the addition of a second storey, and was further extended in 1911. Cardonald School remained the only school in the area until the 1930s when Lourdes Primary School and Angus Oval Primary School. Cardonald School closed in 1966, with Angus Oval Primary School being renamed as Cardonald Primary School.

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Old Photograph Cardonald School Glasgow Scotland
Old Photograph Cardonald School Glasgow Scotland
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Old photograph of people on the pier in Kettletoft, Sanday, Orkney Islands, Scotland. Kettletoft village, with its pier and harbour, served the local fishing fleet as the main port on the island in the 19th and 20th centuries. It importance as a port has diminished since the construction of a new pier and ferry terminal at Loth at the south end of the island was completed in the 1990s.

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Old Photograph Pier Kettletoft Orkney Islands Scotland
Old Photograph Pier Kettletoft Orkney Islands Scotland
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Old photograph of the Upper Gardens in Queens Park, Glasgow, Scotland. History Blog post of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to travel and visit one day.
Old Photograph Upper Gardens Queens Park Glasgow Scotland
Old Photograph Upper Gardens Queens Park Glasgow Scotland
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Old photograph of the bandstand in Linn Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Linn Park is a large park surrounded by the suburbs of Cathcart, Simshill and Netherlee on the southern fringes of Glasgow, where the city borders East Renfrewshire. It is Glasgow’s second largest park, after Pollok Country Park. Both parks have the White Cart Water flowing through them.

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Old Photograph The Bandstand Linn Park Glasgow Scotland
Old Photograph The Bandstand Linn Park Glasgow Scotland
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Old photograph of shops, buildings, Tram and people at Springburn Cross in Glasgow, Scotland. History Blog post of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to travel and visit one day.
Old Photograph Springburn Cross Glasgow Scotland
Old Photograph Springburn Cross Glasgow Scotland
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