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Eaglesham History Society

22 May GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY DATES

We've now finalised the dates and times of the upcoming events for the Eaglesham Orry Geophysical Survey, which runs from June 5-9. The exhibitions will be held at Lodge Eaglesham 1265, 17 Polnoon Street, on the following days: Wed 7 June (9am-5pm) Thu 8 June (10am-4pm) Fri 9 June (10am-4pm)   Heritage...

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16 Apr NEW BOOK BY SUSAN HUNTER

Eaglesham, The Farmlands and the Orry is a new book by Susan Hunter which brings together 18 Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists (ACFA) Occasional Papers recording fieldwork carried out over 20 years in the Parish of Eaglesham....

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Gilmour Street and Eglinton Arms, c 1900

26 Sep NEW SEASON’S MEETINGS

We’re now well under way with our new season of monthly talks at the Best Western Eglinton Arms Hotel. At September’s meeting, our president, Bill Niven, presented a fascinating talk about East Kilbride, Scotland’s first new town, from its inception to development. Interestingly, East Kilbride is only...

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Site of old mill, 1950s.

26 Sep ORRY SURVEY: AN UPDATE

Plans are going well for our proposed geophysical survey of the Orry, which will see us teaming up with Northlight Heritage. The survey will see us examine the area roughly bounded by Montgomery Street and the Eaglesham Burn, running up from the Glebe to the Wishing...

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Mid Road on The Orry

11 Apr ORRY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY

Eaglesham History Society is hoping to develop a project in association with Northlight Heritage that could build on the archaeological survey work that's already been done in Eaglesham. We're proposing that we work up a project on the following lines, divided naturally into two areas: 1. Geophysics   This would involve undertaking a geophysical survey...

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Church at 12.45pm

07 Apr WE’RE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

The Eaglesham History Society relies upon its members to run, shape and organise itself. You can contribute in many ways: Researching the history of the local area Donating materials such as documents, photographs and film Volunteering to serve on the board Helping out at one of our community events Please contact us to find out more...

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Polnoon Street on a winter morning

05 Apr KEEP YOUR EARS OPEN FOR OUR AUDIO HISTORIES

We are currently working on a series of audio histories that will be uploaded to the website soon. In this collection of oral memories,  you'll be able to hear what Eaglesham means to the people who live and work in and around the village. Here is just a brief example of...

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27 Mar RUDOLF HESS ARTICLE IN SUNDAY MAIL

WHEN Dorothy Aitken jumped out of bed to tell her dad a German Messerschmitt had just flown past her window, he told her not to be daft and to go back to sleep. But not only had the 12-year-old schoolgirl correctly identified the enemy plane, she...

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09 Sep CHURCH OPENS ITS DOORS

Come along and see the beautiful Eaglesham Parish Church with its Father Willis organ this weekend, September 12th and 13th September, during East Renfrewshire Doors Open days. The fabulous Eaglesham Quilt with its beautifully 72 hand stitched squares will be on display. We’ll be hosting...

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