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Parkhead, a village in the barony parish of glasgow, situated about 2 miles to the east of the city. It is principally inhabited by the humbler orders of society, consisting of handloom weavers, carters, and labourers.—the population, in 1841, amounted to 1,150. Houses 260. The glasgow water-works, erected in 1806, and situated upon the clyde, are in the immediate vicinity of the village. Taken from a story in the eastern standard 1926 a ways to make a lot of money description of parkhead cross great eastern road

A visitor to lanarkshire cannot fail to be impressed that ways to make a lot of money the many towns round the coal and iron field seem ways to make a lot of money to be merging into one vast city, at which state, sooner or later, they are fated to arrive. Too often it is forgotten that this is exactly how ways to make a lot of money glasgow happens to be the glasgow that we know. Streets like great eastern road serve as a reminder of ways to make a lot of money historic growth. It might be termed the missing link (as a humorous sandyhills golfer remarked of his club when ways to make a lot of money three consecutive players duffed their tee-shots).

It joins camlachie to the old world village of parkhead, bearing the disjointed: just growed: appearance that shows traces of glasgow’s evolutionary movement eastwards and if the boundaries bill can ways to make a lot of money make any impression on sassenach statesmen who know naught of ways to make a lot of money the problems involved. That movement is not yet finished. Dr.Jekyll and mr. Hyde

The old road however, as if to make up for the loss of vinegar ways to make a lot of money hill and immortality, houses the soul satisfying liquid that the D.C.L. Combine in their charity dispense for species. Bulloch, lade and company had these premises for many years before. When liberals used to tell fairy stories of free competition; to the electorate. Days and beliefs have changed hereabouts.

Camlachie public school smartened up by having stone defects rectified ways to make a lot of money recently, is under the genial mr goldie; the dominies here caused jealous flutters in religious dovecots by ways to make a lot of money creating a record in jumble sale proceeds some time ago; the janitor, mr woods, is secretary of the glasgow and west of scotland ex ways to make a lot of money naval association, and a prime mover in their widows and children’s christmas treat, now an established event. A real hard worker, mr woods.

Jeanfield cemetery, (not janefield as is supposed and as the street in ways to make a lot of money parkhead is named) was established in 1845 and opened in august 1847. Here the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep (this is the aptest quotation in my volume, although not too apposite) mr james moore, the popular calton registrar at 90 great hamilton street, has been secretary and treasurer for many years. Victim of disruption

To the left is parkhead parish church founded in 1838 ways to make a lot of money as camlachie church a mission station under the rev. Mr.Easson who died in 1842; the rev.James findlay the successor ;came out; in the stirring disruption days of 1843; the church suffered in the turmoil and closed till 1852., when still as a preaching station, it was reopened under the rev. Alex rattray,M A.In 1864 it was endowed as parkhead quoad sacra parish ways to make a lot of money church. Mr rattray passed away in 1904 and was succeeded in ways to make a lot of money june 1905 by the rev,D,hunter brodie,M.A ;B.D, the present popular minister.

Passing van street where mr J,H,kelly, a well known unionist politician, makes the articles in question, one sees to the right the counterblast to the D.C.L..Barrs lemonade works. This is built on the site of the belvedere bowling ways to make a lot of money clubs first green of which more anon. At the corner of parkhead cross the imposing building takes ways to make a lot of money the place of a two storey one, where gibbie watson had a bakery .And the old post-office was. Davie willox to whom no one who writes of parkhead ways to make a lot of money can fail to be indebted, tells of a pawn shop ,too, at the corner of burgher street , kept by an irrepressible irishman, charlie gallagher, and which no doubt ,had a plenitude of customers. BROWNS LAND

At the corner of helenvale street , where the library now stands, was a celebrated land mark, browns land where in 1850, a widely known tollcross primitive methodist worker, mr robert kerr ,still happily with us, was born of parents engaged in the staple industry , handloom weaving. Mr kerr who on the 10 th of this month ways to make a lot of money preached in tollcross P,M church used to work with the old parkhead and ways to make a lot of money westmuir economical society. Opposite at montgomery’s opening ,is the site of the old bog hole, where parkhead bowling club, one of the first kitty kissing clubs in glasgow, had their green. Belvedere, previously referred to, was an offshoot thereof. Montgomery’s public house was the direct forerunner of the premises ways to make a lot of money of mr, samuel hay gardner. The curious whitewashed row of cottages to the right is ways to make a lot of money none other than the celebrated landmark ,dear to all the old parkhead people, the shinty ha. The exigencies of the road problem require its removal for ways to make a lot of money very necessary road widening and removing of the built up ways to make a lot of money promenade and the shinty ha, even as i write, is being steadily demolished.

The tramway department has transformed the outlook hereabouts. Helenvale football park, the best junior pitch in the kingdom, and the depot premises, with all amenities, have blotted out many of the old landmarks. Parkhead juniors of whom no words need be said in ways to make a lot of money explanation ,have the site of hamiltons park (so called after the farmer) for their present helenslea park. Murder most foul

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