SAW045959 SCOTLAND (1952).  Belvidere Infectious Diseases Hospital, London Road, Glasgow. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a crop marked negative.


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    Title [SAW045959] Belvidere Infectious Diseases Hospital, London Road, Glasgow. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a crop marked negative.
    Reference SAW045959
    Date 1952
    Canmore Collection item 1297663
    Place name
    Parish GLASGOW (CITY OF GLASGOW)
    District CITY OF GLASGOW
    Region
    Country SCOTLAND
    Easting / Northing 262320,  663498
    Longitude / Latitude -4.1991716010984,  55.845040213062
    National Grid Reference NS623635
    Image size (px)
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     Crail St. at Grier St ( Picture is of local mothers blocking the street in protest after several kids had been knocked down in the mid sixties )

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    navaho56
    Thursday 21st of March 2019 12:10:21 PM
     St. Marks Primary.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 21st of March 2019 11:58:45 AM
     Tollcross Road at Wellshot Road and Braidfauld Street

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    navaho56
    Thursday 21st of March 2019 11:52:22 AM
     Tollcross Park Bowling Green

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    navaho56
    Thursday 21st of March 2019 11:50:24 AM
     Allotments.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 21st of March 2019 11:48:34 AM
     #56 at Parkhead Bus Depot

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    navaho56
    Tuesday 19th of March 2019 01:44:32 PM
     St. Michael’s Carntyne Free Church, demolished 1965

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    navaho56
    Tuesday 5th of March 2019 03:54:01 PM
     Fight on Tollcross Rd (picture taken here)

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:47:20 PM
     Advert for Victoria Biscuits Mcfarlane Langs

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:40:37 PM
     Cotters Bar.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:38:13 PM
      Parkhead Tram/Bus Depot.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:34:03 PM
     Tram at junction of London Rd and Silverdale St.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:31:55 PM
     Just behind tenement Crail St/ Tollcross Rd Surgery.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:28:19 PM
     Crail St at Tollcross Rd.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:25:29 PM
     Rockdove Gds ( Tollcross Rd )

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:22:07 PM
     Tollcross Tavern.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:19:24 PM
     Duke of York at Helenvale Park.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 05:15:53 PM
     Caroline St

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:30:25 PM
     Edenwood St

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:29:07 PM
     Model ~ Workmans Hostel

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:26:35 PM
     St. Marks School, burnt down April 1967

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:25:01 PM
     Drumover Dve. 1935

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:14:41 PM
     Drumover Drive Church

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:13:16 PM
     Tollcross Park Mansion.

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:03:12 PM
     Tollcross Park (Greenhouse).

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    navaho56
    Sunday 24th of February 2019 01:00:56 PM
     Venues ~ 1- Bridgeton Waverley Football Club, Barrowfield Park was situated at Camlachie. Founded by former pupils of Queen Mary Street School in Bridgeton, but disbanded during World War 1. Later reformed, becoming a junior club in 1924, playing their games at Shawfield before moving to Barrowfield Park. Their stay here was quite short lived as the ground became the subject of a compulsory purchase by Glasgow Corporation who needed the land for the Barrowfield housing scheme 2- Olympic Stadium 3- Celtic F C 4- Queens Recreation Ground 5 -Riverside Schools Football Ground 6- Strathclyde Juniors Football Ground : Springfield Park, it opened in 1919 and remained in use until 1965 at Silverdale Street. Home of Strathclyde Juniors, who were founded in 1888, and who previously played at Beechwood Park at Dalmarnock until August 1901, and from there they moved to New Beechwood Park, before finally settling at Springfield Park. The team became defunct in 1963 7- Belvidere Bowling Club 8- Carntyne Dog Track : Opened in Oct. 1927, principally as a greyhound race track, in its history used for many other sports. Laid out on the site of a farm and former flapping track, it became the venue for the Scottish Greyhound Derby, and continued dog racing until May 1972. On 6th Aug. 1928 around 35,000 fans watched a boxing match at Carntyne between Tommy Milligan and Frank Moody. Also accommodated speedway events with meetings commencing in 1928. Between 1960 and 1962 Bridgeton Waverley football team played their home fixtures at the stadium. Early 1960’s efforts were made at Carntyne to generate revenue by a variety of means. October 1962 a casino was opened within the stadium. To lure customers Greenshield Stamps were on offer in May 1963, a golf driving range was also tried that summer with 40 balls for 2/6d. June 1966 stock car racing came to Carntyne to try and make the venue sustainable. Sadly lmost nothing remains 9- Glasgow Tramways Recreation Ground (Helenvale) 10- Glasgow Corporation Transport Bowling Club 11- Parkhead Juniors Football Ground:Helenslea. Founded in 1880, at one time the oldest club in the Scottish Junior League. Original Helenslea Ground was sited at Beattock Street and Powfoot Street. New Helenslea Ground was located at Methven Street with turnstiles in Cuthelton Street. It was also the venue for a boxing bout in July 1931 12 -Celtic Park Training Ground was the former New Barrowfield ground 13- Westhorn Bowling Green 14- Westhorn

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    Monday 18th of February 2019 09:34:41 AM
     Westhorn Cycling Track.

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    navaho56
    Monday 18th of February 2019 09:15:47 AM
     Westhorn Bowling Green.

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    navaho56
    Monday 18th of February 2019 09:14:40 AM
     Wellshot Halls and Library.

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    navaho56
    Tuesday 12th of February 2019 12:53:26 PM
     Prices Bakery (rear)

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    navaho56
    Tuesday 12th of February 2019 12:51:10 PM
     Prices Bakery (front)

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    navaho56
    Tuesday 12th of February 2019 12:47:57 PM
     Shettleston Baths.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 7th of February 2019 03:04:00 PM
     Wellshot Halls.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 7th of February 2019 03:01:05 PM
     Shettleston Library.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 7th of February 2019 02:58:28 PM
     Tollcross Park Bandstand.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 7th of February 2019 02:56:01 PM
     Tollcross Park Gates.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 7th of February 2019 02:53:33 PM
     Tollcross Cemetery.

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    navaho56
    Thursday 7th of February 2019 02:49:52 PM
     Strathclyde Juniors, Silverdale St. in the background.

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    navaho56
    Wednesday 23rd of January 2019 09:28:24 PM
     Vale of Clyde Jnrs. home ground. Nicknamed Tin Pail, the club was formed in 1873 and is based at Fullarton Park

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    navaho56
    Friday 18th of January 2019 11:00:40 AM
     St. Marks chapel

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    navaho56
    Friday 18th of January 2019 10:11:40 AM
     Allotments.

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    navaho56
    Monday 19th of November 2018 09:52:44 AM
     Seems to have been a skating pond somewhere roundabout here.

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    navaho56
    Friday 16th of November 2018 11:16:31 AM
     Belvidere House was sold to the Town Council in 1870 as the site for a hospital for infectious diseases. Initially, the patients were accommodated in temporary buildings in the grounds. The mansion was demolished and a nurses' home built on the site, prior to the official opening of the hospital's permanent buildings in March 1887. Belvidere became a general geriatric hospital before it closed in 1999.

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    navaho56
    Friday 16th of November 2018 10:49:23 AM
     Celtic Social Club

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    pondito
    Friday 16th of March 2018 09:26:34 PM
     I think this building was used by a company called 'Priestman Excavators'.

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    scozzese
    Tuesday 29th of September 2015 10:29:46 PM
     This is the site of a shop known as the 'wee farm' on Cuthelton St when I was a boy living at number 68 in 1946. It was almost directly opposite the Fire Station ( officially opened 8th December 1952 and built on a site known as the 'watt'r tank') The shop was still there a year or two ago (it is 2015 now). Turnstiles into the Parkhead Juniors FC ground were right beside the shop, although the pavilion/dressing rooms were on Methven St.

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    scozzese
    Tuesday 29th of September 2015 09:06:08 PM
     I lived here

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    mattuk
    Monday 6th of April 2015 07:44:39 AM
    A childhood friend of my brother and me ,called Adam Irvine, lived in one of the ground floor flats in that close up till when we moved away in 1954/55.I think he joined the Merchant Navy in the early 1960s.

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    scozzese
    Tuesday 29th of September 2015 10:15:57 PM
     site of .Domestos factory

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    mattuk
    Friday 23rd of August 2013 05:15:27 PM
    previously the site of an engineering works of a sort, 'Donald Clark' I think it was called.I moved to the corner close across the road from the gates as three year old in 1946.The works signalled 1.00 pm by sounding a siren, making the same sound as the war-time 'all clear'. Domestos/Stergene took over round about 1951.

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    scozzese
    Tuesday 29th of September 2015 09:50:44 PM
    before Domestos took this yard it was a foundry..Rennies Steel Casting Co. maybe you mean john Donald ltd which was further up the street (No 113)

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    mattuk
    Sunday 11th of October 2015 08:24:43 PM
     Val De Travers asphalts, highway works

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    mattuk
    Friday 23rd of August 2013 05:12:59 PM
    Not knowing anything of French, we used to say Val dee Travers.( I only discovered a few years ago that Val de Travers is a place in Switzerland where they mined asphalt in the late 18th century) .

    The cabs of the lorries were painted yellow, and the doors had the name 'Val de Travers' and 'trinidad asphalt' painted on them, so we always thought the tar came from trinidad.

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    scozzese
    Tuesday 29th of September 2015 09:56:12 PM
     Boilerworks railway spur

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    mattuk
    Monday 25th of February 2013 03:01:13 PM
     Railway spur from main line to boilerworks

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    mattuk
    Monday 25th of February 2013 02:59:42 PM
     Lilybank boiler works

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 07:18:08 PM
     Quarrybrae School

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 04:10:06 PM
     Canmore st

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 04:08:46 PM
     Ogilvie st

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 04:07:55 PM
     Glamis road

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 04:06:14 PM
    We are trying to find out more about the history of Glamis Road, Glasgow as my wife'a mother was born there in 1926. Google street view illustrates a very empty road. If you have any info please mai me on fazeboons@aol.com. Many thanks, Colin

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    Fazeboons
    Tuesday 11th of February 2014 07:22:02 PM
     Glenshee st

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 04:05:26 PM
     Dunning st

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    mattuk
    Wednesday 30th of January 2013 04:04:24 PM
     Childrens swing park

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    mattuk
    Tuesday 29th of January 2013 09:47:38 PM
     Parkhead tram/motorbus garage

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    mattuk
    Tuesday 29th of January 2013 09:42:52 PM
     Fire Station

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    mattuk
    Tuesday 29th of January 2013 09:41:02 PM
     Cuthelton st

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    mattuk
    Tuesday 29th of January 2013 09:39:14 PM
     Methven Street

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    Class31
    Monday 19th of November 2012 09:11:06 AM
     London Road A74

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    Class31
    Monday 19th of November 2012 09:08:59 AM
    On the brick wall beneath that big chimney, which was on the 'roadway' down to the cycle track and the park and the allotments and so down to the banks of the Clyde, there was a small metal door.

    As kids we would try to see through the little space at the top of the door, to see what was being burnt. Hospital waste, presumably, but our imaginations would run away with us.

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    scozzese
    Tuesday 29th of September 2015 10:21:13 PM
     Canmore Street

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    Class31
    Monday 19th of November 2012 09:07:45 AM
     Macduff Street

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    Class31
    Monday 19th of November 2012 09:06:32 AM
    Hi I grew up in mac Duff st maiden name was Mary Hughes lived at number 61 fond memorn living around here! Other streets canmore st macbeth st glamis rd schools St Micheals Quarrybrea newlands any one go to them in the early 70s

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    myra odonnell
    Friday 27th of September 2013 06:37:27 PM
     Macbeth Street

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    Class31
    Monday 19th of November 2012 09:05:27 AM
     River Clyde

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    Class31
    Monday 19th of November 2012 09:01:05 AM
     New Barrowfield Park, home of the now defunct Bridgeton Waverley FC.

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    peasy23
    Thursday 5th of July 2012 06:29:10 PM
     New Springfield Park, home of the now defunct Strathclyde Juniors FC.

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    peasy23
    Thursday 5th of July 2012 06:27:34 PM
     Helenslea Park, home of the now defunct Parkhead Juniors FC.

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    peasy23
    Thursday 5th of July 2012 06:25:29 PM
     Haematology Lab

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    sah
    Wednesday 27th of June 2012 09:35:29 PM
    Worked here 1975-78

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    sah
    Monday 14th of July 2014 10:55:33 PM

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    3 Glasgow junior football grounds located by peasy23

    New Springfield Park, home of the now defunct Strathclyde Juniors FC.

    New Barrowfield Park, home of the now defunct Bridgeton Waverley FC.

    Helenslea Park, home of the now defunct Parkhead Juniors FC.

    cell
    Friday 27th of July 2012 01:18:18 PM