Sketch from a photograph taken at the railway workers' allotments near Corkerhill Depot circa 1940s with the new housing scheme of Mosspark seen across the railway in the background.
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Welcome to John McGee's website on the history of the Glasgow suburb of Corkerhill and its relationship with both the Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal and subsequently the Paisley Canal railway line. Feel free to browse through the page links above:-
Early history Corkerhill - history of the area from Stone Age up to 17th Century
Pre-1841 Corkerhill - history of the area from 17th Century until 1841 census
The Paisley Canal - history of the Glasgow, Ardrossan & Paisley Canal
Canal Ballad - the Victorian ballad "The Storm on the Paisley Canal"
Canal v Railway - the Paisley Canal competes with the G&SWR railway company
Corkerhill & Canal Line - history of Corkerhill Village & Railway Depot
Bibliography / Photos - list of sources, photographs, maps and plans available
People of Corkerhill - names of men and women who lived and worked in Corkerhill
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Feel free to contact me with your Corkerhill stories at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the content of this website is the copyright of John McGee © 2016 and should not be reproduced without permission.
My related websites:-
http://www.wheechmcgee.webs.com/ - my personal website including McGee family history
http://www.wheechmcgeenes.webs.com/ - my Scottish genealogy service for those searching for their Scottish ancestors
http://2084scifibook.webs.com/ - my website for my new debut sci-fi novel action thriller called 2084: The End of Days under my pseudonym Derek Beaugarde
Other related websites:-
http://www.lococarriage.org.uk/corkerhi.htm - a more technical history of Corkerhill Depot
http://www.railbrit.co.uk/location.php?loc=Corkerhill - great railway photos taken at Corkerhill Depot
http://lodgecorkerhill.com/index.htm - includes a history of Lodge Corkerhill No.1426
http://libcom.org/history/morrison-walter-1924-2004 - biography of Walter Morrison the Communist peace activist and Corkerhill Community Councillor
http://corkerhill.com/history.htm - National Historic Register (USA) of Thomson land in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The Thomson family emigrated from Corkerhill, Scotland.
http://www.tellyourownstoryoncd.co.uk/ - Speaking Lives: Tell your own story on CD. Anne Reid, a professional Life Interview Consultant can prepare a beautiful, elegantly packaged, personalised gift on Gold Archive CD to tell your story or that of a precious loved one.