Menstrie Memories

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I remember going to the youth club, we had to to take our own records there, in one room was the pool table and in the other room was a a record player that we played our records on, it was behind the Co-op. I also remember going to dances in the Co-op hall, I think they were on a Friday night, and what about the Christmas (...Read full memory)

Menstrie Castle was a great favourite for us young ones, looking at the staircase. I remember an old woman used to live there, I can't remember her name, but she used to chase us when we played there. We once found old bullets in one of the rooms next to the archway. One friend (Billy Boyle) fell through through the (...Read full memory)