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Picture Hoose
In the late 40's and 50's my mum, now well into her 70's used to get the bus from Glasgow to Coalburn then get on the "shoogly" bus from Coalburn to Douglas and either walk the remaining mile to Douglas West or get the wee local bus and then spend the summer with her cousins.

She was reminiscing about these day and spoke about going to the picture hoose. Does anyone out there have any old photos of Douglas West, the Miners Rows there and of the Picture Hoose.

Please get in touch stuart@smcallister.co.uk
Posted by Stuart McAllister on 06 June 2015
Watson family
I'm working on my family tree & am looking for information on my grandmother's family who lived in the area Her name was :
Christina Somerville Watson Forrester
her parents:
John Watson & Jessie Reid Young Watson
siblings who lived in the area:
George Watson
Janet Watson
Thanks for any help you can offer.
Posted by Susan Forrester Wheeler on 03 September 2014
Watson family
I am working on my family tree. Many Watsons lived in this area.
John Watson & Jessie Young Watson
Christina Somerville Watson Forrester
George Watson
Janet Watson
I'm wondering if anyone can help me with a few unanswered things?
Thank you all
Susan Forrester Wheeler
Posted by Susan W on 31 August 2014
morrison/mcanulty
my grannys maiden name was mcanulty she became a morrison my dad was john morrison they were from blantyre we have just discovered a newspaper cutting about the mining disaster of 1877 which we knew nothing about my dad has been gone 20 years and we only just found this am now trying to piece together any info if anyone can help would be very grateful
Posted by barbara morrison on 27 July 2014
Annie Allison's Whereabouts
Hi Everyone
Greetings from Australia. Our Family in Australia are concered for the whereabouts of Annie Allison from Douglas. My Mother Margaret Purdie nee Clark her parents were Greta & Thomas Clark one of 13 children and Annie Allison is Greta's sister.
Can anyone please help?
Posted by Mandy Purdie on 07 January 2013
Hi Mandy
My name is Margaret Andrew nee Mitchell.My parents Robert and Grace Mitchell lived next door to Annie in Springhill Road Douglas. I am sorry to say Annie pasted away about two and a half years ago. Your, Margaret Andrew
Posted by Margaret Andrew on 25 February 2013
hi my name is kathryn moule my mother inlaw was gorgina moule. nee mcdonald. she was annies cousin. annie died a few years ago. sorry you did not know about it.
Posted by kathryn moule on 07 March 2013
Unfortunately Annie is no longer with us. She died about 2 years ago
Posted by david on 30 March 2013
Hi Mandy.My name is Brian Burnside.Your gran and granddad were our next door neighbours in Glespin. we visited your relatives in sydney last year,(peter,Hugh and Helen Clark).I remember your family living downstairs from us. I now live in Rigside near Douglas where Annie lived. I used to work with her husband Archie in the local coalmine in Glespin. Sadly Annie passed away, but her family still live locally.(ritchie,Lesley,and Jim)who we think is in USA.
Posted by brian burnside on 02 April 2013
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