I remember moving from Caldercruix to the new scheme and it was great to have a bath in the house!!! They hadn't laid paths or put up fences but everyone was so pleased to get a new house it didn't matter. They started building more houses accross the road and Annieshill View that building site was our playground I don't think Health ...Read full memory
I remember the prefabs. I lived at Learigg Terrace from 1948 till about 1957 when we moved to the new houses in Livingston Drive. I can also remember Mortons Farm before the new houses were built, I think it was where the shops are now. My first school was Whiterigg.
The bus stopped in Wallace Street and we all piled on, Ann-Marie McCormack, Keiran O'Neil, Joseph O'Neil, Nora Brennan. Nora's Aunty Kate lived right next to where the bus stopped and if it was cold or raining we sheltered in the lee of her house until the bus arrived. Miss ...Read full memory
I remember most of the teachers at St David's, Whiterigg. I started in 1952 with Miss Quinn, Rose McGuire, Miss O'Regan, Mrs Murray, Mrs Downie, Mr Barron, Leo McGeachan and Mr McShane. We then moved to Plains and Gerry Hughes, Mrs Reilly (music teacher, Miss Murray (art teacher) and Eddie Drummond a young ...Read full memory
A few of us used to do the this walk on most Sundays. We used to meet at Bins Coalyard. Coming in to Plains from Clarkstone, we walked in to Plains, turn right past the signal box across the railway, over Calder Burn, up past Easter Moffet Golf Course ( were I used to live ) on to the junction. Turning ...Read full memory
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