Tag: calder street school

Demolition Calder Street School, 2011

Near the end of June 2011, Contractors moved in to demolish Calder Street Secondary School. The Intermediate school which opened in 1912, was just 1 year short of its Centenary, though news of its imminent demolition and a wrongly written account (by others) of it opening in 1910, led to the school actually celebrating a […]

George Bradford, English Teacher

  Mr George Bradford – Born in 1925 in Muirkirk, George was a popular secondary school English teacher from the mid to late 20th Century. He initially taught at Gallowflat School in Rutherglen in the mid 1950’s. By the 1960’s, he was still living in Rutherglen and travelling to Blantyre for work, he was known locally […]