Tag: auchinraith

1967 Scotts Christening at Auchinraith

A couple of photos next from 1967. A family celebration as the Scotts celebrate a christening. Sent in by Neil Scott, he told me, “Maisie Gardner with daughter Christine and grandson Jimmy age 4 years and Donald age 3 months at Auchinraith Terrace at Donalds christening 1967. The other photo is Donald’s christening at Auchinraith Terrace […]

1960’s Auchinraith Railway Junction

Alex Rochead recently showed me this photo allegedly of Auchinraith junction. Wanting to double check its location, one evening, on the way back from work today, i did a scout-about for 5 minutes. The buildings on the right are Springwells. They are numbers 45 and 47 Springwells Crescent and match the appearance of them exactly […]

History of Nimmo Family, Auchentibber Part 2 of 3

Continued from Part 1 The family had a strong pull to Canada. Jeanie Nimmo left Glasgow on a passenger ship on 19th November 1921 and arrived at St John, in New Brunswick, Canada 9 days later on the 28th. She had emigrated, away from family at the age of 24. Margaret Nimmo married James McKechnie […]