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Graham Caldwell
16 Jan 2014
does anyone have photos of gillies hardware shop at 79 shawbridge street
24 Jul 2013
My grandmother, Margaret McCracken Kerr was said to be born in Pollokshaws Jan. 28, 1880. I was so pleased to find your website. Looking forward to visiting online. Is Refrewshire near? It could have been her birthplace. Thank you.
03 May 2013
Can anyone please tell me the address of Old Shawlands Toll. Pollockshaws Rd this is from the 1881 census and the next St listed is Hagg St. Some one has told me there was a tenament there?
Alison Hepburn
16 Dec 2012
Hi. I love this site! I am doing some research for my father about his parents who lived in Pollockshaw Road where he was born in 1927. His parents had a fruit shop and I am trying to find out what it was called and any other information for dad. His mother was Margaret Johnston Hepburn (nee Masterton) and his dad was Douglas Stuart Hepburn. I know it's a long shot but I dream of being able to tell him about it and even see if there is a photo. If anyone can help please e-mail me. Alison.
17 Oct 2012
i wondered if anybody remembered the mossan family my granparents lived in rosendale road and most of my fathers family were from the shaws
john hills
14 Oct 2012
Hello My grandparents and mother were from Pollokshaws I found them on the 1911 census after a long time looking.(they were David Letham,Margaret Sawers & Mabel Lorraine Hamilton not sure if any relatives left there.I'm from Sydney Australia."
elaine mullen
19 Sep 2012
I am trying to trace my family tree andam aware that my great great grandfatherwas born on Cogan street pollockshaw. I have looked at 1850 OS mapof pollockshaw and can clearly seeCogan street.It appears that the houses are now demolishedand \I was wondering if you had any photos or info on Cogan street possibly even the mill on Cogan street.Iwould appreciate any help in this matter particularly any info on my great great grandfater and his wife who was called margaret bell prior to her marriage to John Mullen. They were married at Paisley abbeyin jan1858 I hope you may be able to help once again thanks and well done for taking the trouble to document your heritage for the benefit of future generations.
03 Jul 2012
Im looking for any information on John and Sarah Melville and their daughter Jean/Jane my grandmother they are on the 1901 census.
21 Jun 2012
Do you have a printed copy of the history of Pollokshaws? I am descended from the family of Pollocks, and would be interested to find information re the ancient history of Pollocks, and possible connections of Family's Congletons/Congaltouns and also Hargreaves. If you have a printed History how much would it be? Many thanks in anticipation, Janet Harvey
05 Jun 2012
Can you tell me where to find the list of hand loom weavers in Eastwood. My 3xgreat grandfather was a hand loom weaver born in Eastwood and married in Kilbarchan. His name was Thomas Dow. I live in Suffolk so it's not easy to look up information and at that time the Dow family didn't register births at church.Many thanks.
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