Greenock, Strathclyde
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Days Gone By

I remember the Blitz and losing family at 43/45 Belville Street. I was only 7 then didn't fully realize the overall mayhem of these two nights in May 1941. My dad moved us all to New Lanark where we stayed for two years before ...Read full memory

A memory of Greenock by Ed Bignell

Angus Macdonald, Artist Fiddle Player And Fisherman From Greenock

Hello, I am rying to find out about my grandfather's past, Angus Macdonald, born 1862. He became a good artist and fiddle player and also a fisherman so my mother tells me, I am ...Read full memory

A memory of Greenock by Peter Macvean

Before My Time

The road you see, scarring the middle left of the picture, is known as Bow Road. Apparently there was a farm at the top of this road known as Bow Farm. The housing estate that was subsequently built in the post war years after ...Read full memory

A memory of Greenock by Hugh Gurney