Clydebank, Adverts, Kilbowie Road 1900

Photo ref: C208002X

Memories of Clydebank


I lived in Holly Street, North Kilbowie, I was born there 1949. My gran and grampa moved into 1 Holly Street in 1939 before the Second World War. The stories they knew about the blitz were funny as well as tragic. I lost my great-grandpa, his body was recovered without a mark on him. I now move forward to 1954, the year (...Read full memory)

Top right side - corner flat. Wimpey Homes 1986 - Clydebank's Centenary year - flats collectively renamed Centenary Court

I was brought up in Top Flat, 29 Radnor Street. Last Close, Westwards. Went to Kilbowie primary school when it opened. Remember newspaper boy selling school photos as the first post-war school to be built. Also the plasticine - have a box of it in the house. Remember morning service and school dinners; (...Read full memory)

Holly Street....my mixed up childhood. My parents had been married before, so when I arrived, I already had four brothers. Malcolm, Robert, John and Brian. My gran and granpa stayed opposite our house at 1Holly street, and it was decided that John stayed with them. We later moved into 23 Holly Street but for some (...Read full memory)

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