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Rutherglen West & Wardlawhill Church

 
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:25 pm    Post subject: Rutherglen West & Wardlawhill Church Reply with quote

Rutherglen West & Wardlaw Parish Church, 3 Western Avenue, Rutherglen G73 1JQ

OS Grid Ref: NS 608618



Charles Wilson. Dated 1849 opened 1850. Early Gothic style with late Gothic treatment to upper parts of tower. Almost square nave with aisles under single slate roof and slender east tower clasped by nave. Tall lancets, those at east end with drip moulds. Prominent tower has polygonal clasping buttresses and blind panelling to clock and bell stages. Openwork parapet with tall crocketted pinnacles. Doorway has deeply moulded arch with shafts. Strapwork detail and date 1849 to wooden tympanum. Original cast-iron railings to east side of church only. Tiny western projection with 3 lancets in echelon. Attached to south west corner of church is a small gabled stone house with polygonal extension and rectangular window and drip mould. Good Gothic interior has wooden galleries on three sides supported on cast-iron columns, massive organ and pulpit to west end. Gallery also has columns with rich stiff leaf capitals supporting ribbed plaster vaults, quadripartite to aisles, higher tunnel vault in centre. Fully furnished with box pews.
2007 Wardlaw Church in Hamilton Road, Rutherglen closed and formed a union with Rutherglen West Parish Church to become Rutherglen West & Wardlaw Parish Church.


The memorials are located around the pulpit.




TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THESE GALLANT SONS OF
RUTHERGLEN WEST PARISH
CHURCH WHO MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE
FIRST WORLD WAR
1914 -1918

James Bryson
James Dalziel
William Fox
James Greenlees
William Hutchison
James McLean
Alexander Miller
Robert Muir
Walter Patrick
William Patrick
Harry Slight
John Thomson
Robert Wright



Aitken John
Baird David
Brown James
Crawford Thomas
Culbert Thomas
Elliot Robert
Fisher Peter
Fleming Alexr.
Fleming William
Gilchrist James
Gillies Malcolm
Grant Duncan
Gray Robert
Horner George
Kelly John M.
Lappin Robert
Little Samuel
Lyons John M.
Martindale James
May Claude B.
Millar William
McCaig Joseph
McCormack James
McGregor Daniel
McKay Robert




McKerlie Robert
McLachlan James B.
McNaught Alexr.
McTaggart Harry
Park Alexr.
Robertson James
Scorgie Alexr.
Shanks Alexr.
Shanks John
Sharkey William
Shearer Colin
Sinclair John C.
Sinclair Lachlan
Smith John C.
Sneddon Alexr.
Stevenson Archd. S.
Templeton William
Tindal David
Walker John R.
White David
Williamson Alexr.
Wilson Thomas
Wood Thomas
Woodburn Andrew
Young Archibald
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:31 pm    Post subject: Rutherglen West & Wardlawhill Church Reply with quote



TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THESE GALLANT SONS OF
RUTHERGLEN WEST PARISH
CHURCH WHO MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 1945

William B. McKinley
George K. Smith
Helen G. McAulay




THESE TABLETS ARE ERECTED TO
THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE FROM THIS CHURCH
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES
IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 1945

William T. Anderson
Angus Cardow
Hugh Kilpatrick
Peter H.J. Mackie
Stuart Mulligan
James C. Monaghan
George J.B. Muir
George McLean
William Ian McQuatters
Joseph Reid
Thomas Rhodie
John Taylor
R. Wylie Thomson D.F.C.
Samuel Topping
George Townsley
James Walkinshaw
Joseph Wallace
Robert Watson
Archie Yuill

Many thanks to Ian Duncan, Session Clerk, for allowing me access to the church.

John
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like a possible air raid death during the early blitz

Name: McAULAY, HELEN GOURLIE
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Civilian
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Age: 18
Date of Death: 25/09/1940
Additional information: Daughter of Samuel Allen and Catherine Gray McKinistrie McAulay, of 473 King's Park Avenue, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland. Died at 25 Barton Road.
Casualty Type: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority: FULHAM, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH

Tony
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Sgt. J. V. MURPHY, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, D.O.W Monte Cassino, Italy.
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John McKie Kelly Private S/42299 1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders b Rutherglen,Lanark e Hamilton Age 18 Killed in Action Pas de Calais, France 26/08/1918 Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly, of Brieryside, Monkton, Ayrshire. Mother Janet McKie. Soldiers Will 4 Pages. St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent Fr 0226 Row N Grave 35
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