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Re: Riverford Road/Riverbank Street (Pollokshaws) Demolition

I was in Auldhouse Park (just to the left of Reenie, though I didn't know it at the time, you really had me worried with your big boots and dust mask! thought it was going to be another 9/11) Here's my video. Annoyingly I was waiting for a final siren and only pressed record at the bangs so I missed...
by damnonii
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: Pollokshaws Demolition
Replies: 208
Views: 38814

Re: Former Carmelite Convent, Langside

I've never seen that building before, I'd love to take a look inside. Had a go at looking through the newspaper archives for you. Interestingly there's no obituary for Alexander that I can find, which is quite strange given his prominence, so maybe you could be right about suicide. I can tell you he...
by damnonii
Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:43 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Former Carmelite Convent, Langside
Replies: 48
Views: 28755

Re: Pollokshaws

Welcome to Hidden Glasgow Damnonii Thanks :D Which maps are you referring too. I have not seen this spelling on any maps I have seen of the Pollok area. Like most areas there were variations on the spelling of place names until we reach the modern form. I am sure I read somewhere about the name of ...
by damnonii
Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:21 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Pollokshaws
Replies: 255
Views: 117829

Pookshaws

forgive me for barging in, I discovered this thread googling for info on pollokshaws. There's some really interesting stuff here! Since you're all local knowledge buffs wondered if you might be able to help me with a quick question? I was looking at old maps of the area and Pollok/Pollokshaws goes t...
by damnonii
Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:29 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Pollokshaws
Replies: 255
Views: 117829

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