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Govan Reminiscence Group

About the group This group features images of Govan in Glasgow, with memories added by the Govan Remininiscence Group.

Created 18 September 2012

This digital story was made by David Megahy, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. A lunchtime visit to Aunty May's doesn't go quite to plan.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:25:51 PM
This digital story was made by Flora Pagan, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. Flora recalls family memories of Govan centered around the shipyards.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:25:33 PM
This digital story was made by James MacDonald, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. James remembers the dangerous and daring games he played in Govan as a boy.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:25:13 PM
This digital story was made by Dena Sinclair, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. Looking at the Aerofilms images of Govan brought back memories of growing up, family, romance and work.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:24:39 PM
This digital story was made by Jean Melvin, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. Wartime memories of work and friendships are remembered in this tale.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:22:11 PM
This digital story was made by Esme Clark, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. A lost and forgotten portrait reveals the story of one of Govan's great figures.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:20:46 PM
This digital story was made by Bill Pritchard, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. Old photos of allotments in Govan brought to mind this modern tale of transformation.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:18:35 PM
This digital story was made by Colin Quigley, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. The infamous Wine Alley is remembered, but was it a victim of unfair prejudice?

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:17:00 PM
This digital story was made by Hugh Cavanagh, a volunteer with the Fairfield Heritage Project for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Summer 2013. Photographs of the Fairfield shipbuilding yard in Govan provoked memories of Hugh's apprenticeship.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:12:50 PM
This digital story was made by Colin Quigley, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Summer 2013. Images of Govan brought to mind family stories of home, place and roots.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:12:25 PM
This digital story was made by Bill Pritchard, a member of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Summer 2013. Bill was inspired by images he saw of holidaymakers camping at Loch Lomond, which reminded him of his own family camping trips at the Lake of Menteith.

Brian Wilkinson
Monday 18th of August 2014 03:11:56 PM