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> Did You Live In Easterhouse 1960's, Auchinlea Road 1960's
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post 19th Oct 2016, 04:45pm
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that is a long time after my family left Glasgow,but thanks for the reply.Do you still live in easterhouse Liz what's it like would love to see it again have so many fond memories of growing up there x
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johnmck
post 22nd Feb 2017, 11:07pm
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Hi to chrissyb and lizcar. My name is john mckinnon, and I lived at 28 Auchinlea road, from the 50's to the early 70's on the corner of the square, ground floor on the way up the hill. My mum and dad, matt and margaret lived there with me, my brother Alex and sistors Carol, Irene and Susan. Above us was the philips, daughters helen and kathleen and son alan. Above them the mcdonalds. In the next close at 30, going up the hill, ground floor was the gows and the jacksons. Mr Jackson was the commy candidate during elections, cant remember his daughters name, I think it was tanya. Wully gow and his sistor sandra. Above them was sammy mckennas family, and more mcdonalds. At 32 was davy rankin, middle flat, eddie and peter gibson, also middle flat, and above them was the percy's, john and andrew. Everybody was always fighting if I remember right, the strangs, the cotters, the langs, scanlon, etc, it seemed to be the way of life at the time. Great times and a great way to learn life.
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post 23rd Feb 2017, 11:26am
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hi crissyb and johnmck

No Crissyi dont live in Easterhouse anymore. Moved away around 1975.My parents stayed there until late 1980's then moved to Baillieston. Its changed alot now, loads of back and front doors

John I only knew the Phillips slightly, their son Alan worked in National Tyre Service alongside me - dont know what happened to them all and relatives the Harpers lived in the square late 1980's until around 2000.
usually the fights in our part of Easterhouse were over weans biggrin.gif
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