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1928 Auchentibber Quoiting Team Winners

With thanks to Isabel Fleming of East Kilbride for sharing this photo. Pictured is the Auchentibber Quoiting Team who had just won the Scottish Championships that year. A real accomplishment. They are pictured at the Auchentibber Quoiting Green, with the war monument (then only 6 years old or so) at the far right. The picture […]

History of Nimmo Family, Auchentibber Part 3 of 3

Continued from Part 2 By 1920, Jim’s quoiting skills were becoming well known and in February that year Tom Weir, of the Parkhead Club, challenged Nimmo for £100 a side. (a sum worth £4,600 in todays money!). He taunted the Auchentibber club, “Come away boys, who’ll tackle the Parkhead wonder?” A fortnight later the Auchentibber […]