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20 Apr A Short History of Eaglesham

A new presentation about the village and its surroundings has been compiled and uploaded for readers to enjoy. Entitled A Short History of Eaglesham, the online project was compiled by Eaglesham History Society Secretary Kenneth Mallard. Among other things, it includes information about the origins of the...

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14 Apr Coronavirus cancellations

Due to the recent events, our monthly meetings and trips including April’s Annual General Meeting and dinner and May’s trip to Summerlee Industrial Museum have been cancelled. Our programme of speakers for 2020-2021 is already in place and we will resume our meetings and activities when...

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30 Mar Bill Niven

It is with deep regret we announce the recent passing of Bill Niven, honorary president of Eaglesham History Society. Bill was an active and enthusiastic member of the local community. A town councillor from 1963 until 1973, Bill was heavily involved in the development of the...

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14 Feb Eaglesham Heritage Trail improvements

We are excited to announce that we have received funding of £5,250 from the AOE Windfarm Community Fund to carry out repairs and maintenance and improvements to the Eaglesham Heritage Trail. The popular Heritage Trail, which was officially opened in September 2011, was a project of...

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10 Jun Eaglesham Orry Geophysical Survey (2017)

Eaglesham History Society, assisted by members of Association of Certificated Filed Archaeologists (ACFA), carried out a Community Geophysical Survey from the 5th to the 9th June 2017. Pupils from Eaglesham Primary School, Williamwood High School and Mearns Castle High School took part in workshops throughout the...

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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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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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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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