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Eaglesham History Society Archive

In this section, you will find our previous newsletters and programmes of speakers. Simply click on a year to find out more and read or download the relevant document.


  • Summer-Autumn 2017: EHS at Eaglesham Fair / Orry Geophysical Survey / Display boards
  • Spring 2017: Forthcoming events / Revival of Eaglesham Fair / Letter from America Part III
  • Winter 2016: The development of Eaglesham / The Feuars’ flag / Letter from America Part II
  • Autumn 2016: Proposed Orry Geographical Survey / Polnoon Castle / Letter from America
  • Spring 2016: Eaglesham History Project update / Handloom weavers / The Eaglesham Estates
  • Autumn 2014: The Shire of Renfrew / East Rewnfrewshire Heritage Service / DigIt! 2015
  • Spring 2014: The jewel in the crown / The end of Eaglesham leases / History Project update
  • Winter 2013: Heritage Trail updates / Eginlton Hunting Lodges / The Big Eaglesham Quiz
  • Spring 2013: The Soor Milk Cairt / EHS Dinner / Heritage Project update and new logo
  • December 2012: Eaglesham House and Eaglesham Estate / ‘Two Planned Communities’ talk
  • November 2012: Orry cotton mill in words and pictures / Upcoming talks / Club business

Programme of speakers

  • 2019-2020: The Summerlee Musuem, The Devil’s Porridge Museum and more
  • 2017-2018: The Caledonian Forests, Pollok House, Robert Burns and more
  • 2016-2017: Conscripts in the Great War, The Glasgow Bridges and more
  • 2015-2016: Romance at Rouken Glen, Glasgow and the Slave Trade and more
  • 2014-2015: Ladies of the Covenanters, Robert Owen, Bannockburn and more
  • 2013-2014: The Eaglesham Quilt, HMS Dasher, Historic Gardens and more
  • 2012-2013: The Eaglesham Farm Project, The Glasgow-Ardrossan Canal and more