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> Ever Heard Of 'the Cheeky 40' ?
Paulines47
post 3rd Oct 2009, 11:38pm
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Hi. I'm a 'soft southerner' trying to find out about a notorious gang in Glasgow called 'The Cheeky 40'. My dad, George Adams born 1933 in Ingleston Street, mentioned that an uncle of his was a member of this gang. Unfortunately, my dad isn't around any more to ask more. Has anyone else heard of this gang???? It's possible that the uncle was called Willie.....but i don't know how far back my dad would be talking about.

George lived in Southampton for 40+ years & never once revisited Glasgow or even talked about it in any great depth, to me & my brothers.....we realised that it hadn't been the best of times.

If there's anyone who knows about this 'Cheeky 40', Ingleston St, the Adams' family or just about the area at that time, i would love to hear from you. (Also reference Everard Cruickshanks Adams/Mary Ann Stewart Jeppesen/Rankin Memorial Hospital/657 Edgefauld Road......)

Many thanks from Pauline 'newbie' Saunders nee Adams xx


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- Paulines47   Ever Heard Of 'the Cheeky 40' ?   3rd Oct 2009, 11:38pm
- - GG   Hi Pauline, Welcome to the boards! You may ha...   4th Oct 2009, 06:31am
- - GG   Also, from the Daily Mail, the suggestion that the...   4th Oct 2009, 06:40am
- - Paulines47   Thanks for the info GG. I didn't realise that...   4th Oct 2009, 09:39am
- - TeeHeeHee   Looks like the "Cheeky 40" might have be...   4th Oct 2009, 11:32am
|- - *paulines47*   QUOTE (TeeHeeHee @ 4th Oct 2009, 12:37pm)...   4th Oct 2009, 02:19pm
|- - Paulines47   QUOTE (TeeHeeHee @ 4th Oct 2009, 01:37pm)...   4th Oct 2009, 05:37pm
- - North Canalbank St   There have been at least a couple of books written...   6th Mar 2010, 04:28pm
|- - Paulines47   QUOTE (North Canalbank St @ 6th Mar 2010, 04...   7th Mar 2010, 02:00pm
- - North Canalbank St   Hopefully P within the next couple of weeks i,ll g...   7th Mar 2010, 09:59pm
- - Paulines47   I'll be interested to hear if they have any re...   8th Mar 2010, 11:43am
- - Rabbie   Naw, cannea say I have heard them (Cheecky 40) unt...   8th Mar 2010, 05:33pm
- - jock   Ever heard of the "Sally Boys"..... from...   8th Mar 2010, 10:53pm
- - Willy Maley   Cheeky McCaig was from Townhead and was, as I unde...   26th Apr 2010, 12:39pm
- - George Gray   HI Just read you query (a wee bit late but better...   5th Aug 2010, 12:10pm
- - marie87   Willy, I think there was a Charlie McCaig and a Jo...   5th Aug 2010, 01:13pm
- - Anne Marie Timoney   Dear Pauline, I believe I am a cousin twice remov...   26th Aug 2010, 10:51am
|- - Paulines47   QUOTE (Anne Marie Timoney @ 26th Aug 2010, 12...   27th Aug 2010, 10:57pm
- - Tommy Kennedy   I have a vague memory of hearing talk of the ...   28th Aug 2010, 09:48am
|- - Paulines47   QUOTE (Tommy Kennedy @ 28th Aug 2010, 11...   28th Aug 2010, 10:00am
- - Tommy Kennedy   Probably have more luck if you look for Uncle WULL...   28th Aug 2010, 01:57pm
|- - Paulines47   QUOTE (Tommy Kennedy @ 28th Aug 2010, 03...   28th Aug 2010, 10:06pm
- - Anne Marie Timoney   Dear Pauline, I have had a quick conversation wit...   29th Aug 2010, 08:26pm
|- - Paulines47   QUOTE (Anne Marie Timoney @ 29th Aug 2010, 10...   4th Sep 2010, 09:20pm
- - Tommy Kennedy   Maybe you should see if you can check the records ...   7th Sep 2010, 12:06pm
- - Paulines47   I've just spent the best part of 2hrs hunting ...   7th Sep 2010, 04:34pm
- - Backcauseway   I used to work in Parkhead in 1948 or so and thoug...   7th Sep 2010, 09:39pm
- - vegadave   hi. i am cheeky ('john') mckeag's g...   27th Oct 2010, 09:47am
- - Paulines47   Hi Dave, fascinating stuff. As it was me that s...   27th Oct 2010, 11:57am
- - angel   Hi Pauline I just googled ..the cheeky forty ,you ...   27th Oct 2010, 06:48pm
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