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Jan in America Posted 4th Mar 2018, 07:32pm
 
QUOTE (glasgow lass @ 21st Apr 2007, 08:05pm) *
unsure.gif Lennox the news about vera being ill was almost 9 yrs ago but she was still in maryhill at that time, first in a long time for me but i should be in maryhill sometime in september, please keep in touch id love to know the other story, at this point this is all i can say - i hope you know what im saying here Lennox, cheers. wub.gif maryhill for ever.

I stumbled upon these Clarks posts when doing genealogy research on the Clark Line. Some of the addresses mentioned line up clearly with birth lines and other records that I have found.

My father was James Sheppard (later changed to Shepherd). His mother was Mary Clark and John Sheppard was his father. Mary and John were married in 1949. Mary's father, John Clark was born in 1896 and married Helen McCormick. John Clark's father was Thomas and Thomas' father was Michael.

I don't mean to turn this into a genealogy thread but any help would be appreciated. My father James and all of his siblings were put into homes at an early age. I'd like to know more about the Clark line, especially my Grandmother Mary.

I am guessing that most of you who have posted have moved on but thought that I'd try.

Thanks.
Guest Posted 4th Mar 2018, 06:53pm
  Nuffin but gr8 mems growin up there.
Guest Posted 8th Feb 2018, 11:40pm
  My name is James lynch had a brother robert (benny) we lived at 43 collina street in the valley great memories growing up there.
Margaret Racey Posted 6th May 2017, 01:28pm
 
QUOTE (RonaldK @ 11th Feb 2014, 02:58am) *
I was brought up at 49 Kelvinside Ave. and remember the co-op at the bottom of the street and the old co-op funerals you could get. across the road was the hall used by NKS school lunch sittings 4s/9d for card. Two sittings Old School at 1200 and New School at 1230. Now there's no school and no street. Remember the HLI pub at the Maryhill raod corner and a fish and chip shop on the Kelvinside Ave corner. Then the church at the top of the road and Stair street coing down the other side of the hill. used to get a huggie from the flat bed trucks going up the avenue. Bottom of the avenue round the corner was a garage and across the road the concrete ground with the swings and the church I wwas baptised at and attended the 173 BB graduating from the Life Boys' that met in the NKS weating hall. I can remember the stormy night when the side wall of the tennements across the road fell out exposing the rooms which lead to families being re-located to Drumchaple and other new suburbs. I also remember Dirty Mary's shop.
My father Eddie Lived in Roland street with his sister before moving to Kelvinside Ave. Don't know the number in Roland street but the internal loo was seen as a step up.

andypisces Posted 20th Oct 2016, 01:09pm
 
QUOTE (*prince21* @ 30th Sep 2015, 08:26am) *
I lived in 139 Firhill Road opposite the old players entrance once saw a 30,000 crowd turn up for an opening game of the season changed days. My house was pulled down around 1977 it was a single end no hot water and an outside toilet shared by 4 families the good old days.

What was your name prince. I lived round the corner in springbank st. had lots of pals up 139. the wilsons, the camerons, the boyds
Mags1963 Posted 16th Oct 2016, 10:41pm
  Mrs. Wow.
Remember your mum Gina Reston from the wyndford. She went to Cleveden secondary school and was friends with my sister. There was a Lizzy Ramsay in the same year.
Mags1963 Posted 16th Oct 2016, 10:33pm
  I was born in 1963 . Youngest of six. Lived at 174 Burnhouse Street, up the Valley. Went to Gairbraid primary school.
Mrs wow Posted 2nd Aug 2016, 09:53pm
  I am looking to trace my biological father. His name is Robert Ramsay and was engaged to my mum Georgina Reston. They split before I was born and I only learned recently he was my biological father.

Really hoping someone can help me from maryhill to trace him.

Thanks.
*prince21* Posted 30th Sep 2015, 08:26am
 
QUOTE (Jupiter @ 12th Feb 2012, 05:01pm) *
Picture of Firhill Road.Is that the Kiwi Lass walking there?Snow in July?

I lived in 139 Firhill Road opposite the old players entrance once saw a 30,000 crowd turn up for an opening game of the season changed days. My house was pulled down around 1977 it was a single end no hot water and an outside toilet shared by 4 families the good old days.
*doug* Posted 25th Sep 2015, 03:30pm
 
QUOTE (Tam Mc @ 8th Oct 2009, 04:17pm) *
I still live in Maryhill, in whats left of the valley just off Gairbraid, still some good people up this end

Tam Mc

Lived in 26 Gairbraid Place 1 up 1955 1962 great neighbours house is still there lots of good memories.
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