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> Grainger Campbell Bagpipes
*Rebecca Blair*
post 11th Feb 2008, 05:29pm
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Hi, I am doing some research and trying to find the location/ address of the Gainger Campbell Bagpipe Co. that closed in 1989. Anybody know? Thanks
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post 12th Feb 2008, 06:32pm
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Sorry Rebecca I can't help you with this. Welcome to the Boards rolleyes.gif
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post 12th Feb 2008, 09:14pm
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Hi Rebecca

I came across an entry on a family history website some time ago and apparently Grainger Campbell took over the premises of McCrae bagpipe makers in Argyle Street. Hope this helps.

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails...
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post 2nd Mar 2008, 06:53pm
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George Grainger was my grandfather. He had a workshop around 1103 argyle street- down the close and on the right, I think it used to be an undertakers before he was there. I don't know if the firm moved after he died which was well before 1989 but hopefully this will lead you in the right direction.
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*Rick Krehbiel*
post 29th Apr 2009, 05:05am
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Rebecca, I may be a year late, but I came across an old brochure that lists the Grainger Campbell address as 1191 - 1193 Argyle Street in Glasgow. Good luck!
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post 25th Jul 2009, 01:55pm
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how much could I earn when I sell a Grainger & Campbell Bagpipe from that time witch was never played (new)??
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*Iain MacDonald*
post 12th Feb 2020, 03:44pm
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Grainger & Campbell were located in what is now "Hidden Lane" at 1103 Argyle Street. If you walk from Argyle Street into the lane to the opening, the Graingers' doors were immediately on the right, and the little window you pass on the right used to look in. The undertaker was in the 1970s across the other side of the lane, but in the same back area.

I went there for piping lessons, and spent many hours there over two years.
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post 2nd Feb 2021, 02:47am
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I was hoping I could upload photos. I came across this and it's likely far too late. but in case this is the missing link in some lifelong genealogy search or something:

I happen to have a set of Grainger and Campbells that I received new circa 1978. I still have the manual. It's in really good shape. And it definitively shows the company address as

1103 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8ND
Tel.: 041-221-9103

I wouldn't try that phone today - who knows who you'd get?

At least that was the address in the 1978 / 1979 time frame. It's quite possible that changes in fortune over the years brought about a little bit of real estate hop-scotch (no pun intended).
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