Memories of Scotland

Discover bygone Scotland with our collection of memories of life in different decades.

A ten-year project to record memories of life at Stirling University in Scotland features stories from staff, ...

30/10/2017

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Irene Lebeter recalls working in the offices of a Cambuslang steelworks in the Fifties. ...

14/11/2016

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David Ross recalls visits to his grandparents in Glasgow, in the days when children were expected to stay in the ...

17/10/2016

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Colin Black recalls a memorable trip north and his first experience of staying in a static caravan. ...

22/08/2016

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Anne Pack recalls the annual excitement of the Jooley Fair coming to Kinross in the Sixties and Seventies. ...

15/08/2016

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Sheila Grant recalls the many chores, as well as the sights and sounds, that surrounded washday in bygone Scotland. ...

08/08/2016

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Isobel Allison recalls the excitement of cinema going in 1950s Glasgow. ...

29/07/2016

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Anne Marie Madden recalls a memorable and thought-provoking visit to Glasgow Zoo in the 1950s. ...

18/07/2016

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Sharon Haston recalls her stint as a Saturday girl at Mathiesons, Falkirk, in the 1980s. ...

11/07/2016

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Colin Black tells the story of his father's time in active service back in the 1950s. ...

20/06/2016

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Bob McMillan recalls the sights and sounds that he enjoyed as a child when it was jam-making time at home. ...

13/06/2016

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Linda Brown recalls how her workplace was involved in fundraising for the first ever Red Nose Day. ...

16/05/2016

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