Greenock, Strathclyde
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Greenock and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Greenock by Hugh Gurney

Steven Farelli

I have heard about the beautiful countryside around Greenock from an old friend - contact now lost. He moved from the Gorbals with his family when he was 12, in 1961ish. I think his ...Read full memory

Auchmountain Springs.

As a boy in the 1930s and 1940s I often visited Auchmountain Glen. It was a fascinating place with a pleasant walk and many plants and flowers together with statues and even ...Read full memory

A memory of Greenock by Alex Lafferty