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Parvaiz Muhammad Posted 20th Aug 2017, 01:21pm
  Hi Folks Our family lived in 20 Kelvinhaugh Street and we all went to Kelvinhaugh Primary School. Myself in the years 1964-1970. My Dad was Fazal Muhammad and I has 4 brothers and an older sister.
In our close we were friends with the McClean family Ann & Margaret. In our street opposite were The Rooney family but they went to a different school.
At number 30 lived the Ali family who were great friends back then too.
I remember the Head Mrs McCloud, Mrs Scott and Mr McKnott.My best friend at school was John Melville.
I loved living in the Haugh but they started tearing down the tenements and everyone moved elsewhere.
Great memories of the place. Have driven many times down Kelvinhaugh street and up to the primary school ,but it has all changed.
Mlm Posted 23rd Aug 2016, 08:24am
 
QUOTE (Mlm @ 29th Feb 2016, 10:22am) *
Hi Heather,Do you remember a girl called Linda Frame,I moved and have lived in England many years ago and I always wondered what became of her.

alexander drake Posted 24th Jun 2016, 08:58am
 
QUOTE (GG @ 17th Mar 2007, 05:45pm) *
Please post your memories of this Glasgow district here...Kelvinhaugh

Were you born here? Did you grow up here?
Did you visit your aunt here? ...or your children?
Was your first home here? Were your children born here?
Did you shop here? Was your favourite cinema here?
Did you go to church here? Was your favourite pub here?
Did you 'romance' here? Did you go to school here?
Do you have a photograph from here?

Come on let us know and immortalise your memories here...Kelvinhaugh

GG.Eddie Boyce

My dad Drakie lived in Dock Street and Blackie Street, my grandmother Sadie Drake (nee Girvan) was born and raised in the Haugh her whole life, they had 3 sons Alex, Ronnie and Stephen.
Mlm Posted 29th Feb 2016, 09:22am
 
QUOTE (Heather MCMINIGAL @ 21st Jan 2015, 12:03pm) *
Hi All,

My name is Heather and I was born in 1947 in Stobhill and from then
I lived at 216 Kelvinhaugh Street, brothers Robert and Francis and sister Hazel Mclean. I went to Kelvinhaugh Primary and Miss Hepburn was my first teacher. I don't remember many names but Susan Sneddon and her sister lived next door. I have a photo of the primary 1 class and it shows Mary Hunter and Marion and A blond boy called Philip. We had a front door and a bathroom, so very lucky. My Dad, Robert McLean was a good friend of Gavin Bone and this family were one of the first to get. Tv in the street, I think. We all used to go to Gavin Bone junior's house to see Children's hour. A few years back, I went to the school. And met the janitor, Beatrice. Her father was ages with my brothers and she thought he had a photo of our house but I never got a copy or heard any further. There was a sweet shop next to us and a Policeman's Box. We used to buy halfpenny oxo cubes from the wee shop in Dock Street. My Granny came to live with us and we were rehoused to Knightswood and a different world around 1954. I'd love to hear from anyone who remembers us.

Great to find this site.

Hi Heather,Do you remember a girl called Linda Frame,I moved and have lived in England many years ago and I always wondered what became of her.
Mlm Posted 29th Feb 2016, 09:11am
  Hi,Dan,Did you work as. Storeman for bubbly youngs in kelvinhaugh st.
Mlm Posted 29th Feb 2016, 09:09am
 
QUOTE (Dan Harvey @ 25th Jun 2012, 12:57pm) *
Hi Florrie,
Have just learned of this site and your message was the first one on the list but was dated April 2009 so hopefully I,m not too late in replying. My name is Dan Harvey and I was born at 12 Sandyford St way back in 1927 bur spent most of my Haugh days living at 1 Dock St. I knew both your parents and also your brothers Jimmy and Eddy and almost everyone else who came from the Haugh. I know that Eddy emigrated to Canada and settled in Toronto and that he was in touch with Billy (Stud) McGurk aand his nephew Frisco Ianello who like yourself was born at 5 Dock St. I left the haugh in 1968 and moved to Knightswood but I still pay an occasional visit to the old place. I think the school is all that remains of the old days but but just walking along Gilbert St down Sandyfford St and back along Kelvinhaugh St is great therapy for me at my advanced age. Hope you and the family are all well.

simona Posted 28th Oct 2015, 04:15pm
  Hi, Simona from Italy here.
My mum is Leslie Mac Dougall, she was born in 220 Kelvinhaugh Street in 1941.
Her father was Alexander Nairne Mac Dougall, my grandmother was Molly
and his brother was William (Billy).
She went to Kelvinhaugh Primary School.
Anyone remembers my mum or the Mac Dougall family?
Please let me know.
Thank you.
Simona
*Charburn* Posted 13th Jun 2015, 06:40pm
 
QUOTE (dougalgrant1 @ 25th Aug 2014, 04:37pm) *
Hi Donnie Grant here,

Picked up on the posts above and i can see that my family name has been mentioned i lived in the top flat of 3 Dock Street. i lived next door to Eddie Boyce and his family. Your brother Eddie Crooks was pals with my brother Albert.

Everybody that has replied on this post are familar names to me.

It would be nice to hear from you all fa, the Haugh.

Any of the old chunky boys still about i would like to hear from them.


Aw ra best
Donnie Grant

jean boyd Posted 30th Jan 2015, 11:58am
  I came from Dock Street and was born 1949. My name is Jean Cowan. I have a sister Christine and a brother John. My mothers maiden name was Oliphant. I went to Kelvinhaugh School.
mathieson1 Posted 21st Jan 2015, 03:09pm
 
QUOTE (frank mclean @ 31st Dec 2011, 07:37pm) *
just found this site, know jack alexander well and the names mentioned in earlier post. I lived in the haugh, 216 kelvinhaugh st and went to the haugh school 1945 to 1953.Went to Woodside with james matheson and james boyce and was in the 212 BB. went to 2 summer camps in the early 50's with jackie.

Hi, I was born 1940 at 33 ? Gilbert St and went to the Haugh school then Woodside, I,m Billy Mathieson but my brothers Jim and Alex didn,t . I also was in the 212 B.B. My best pal was Eric Johnson who lived in the same close as well as the Glasgow family upstair.Mrs Glasgow and Mrs, Johnson used to look after me when I was a wee yin and I do remember Marion Harvey who lived round the corner. Happy memories indeed. We never forget our roots.
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