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James Dunlop, Headmaster Auchinraith

Pictured here in 1945 is Mr. James Dunlop, who was the headmaster at Auchinraith Primary School. Alongside, a couple of decades earlier is his wife. Auchinraith Primary School opened in August 1900 and was extended in 1905. Its first headmaster was Mr. Joseph McNish, who died very soon after in 1903. He was succeeded by […]

Death of a Glasgow Oarsman

James Banks M’Neill, well known aquatic circles, died on Friday 11th October 1878 at Blantyre, in his 49th year. He was a boatbuilder, a most successful teacher of swimming, and in his youthful days a splendid oarsman. He built boats, hired them out and was the originator and first secretary of the City of Glasgow […]