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spoons



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is a 3 light stained glass window memorial in Stamperland church. This was originally in Woodside church and is for Alf Webster, the stained glass artist killed in WW1, by his son Gordon.

http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stamperland/stained_glass_window.htm

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

St Thomas Methodist Church, Gallowgate war memorial(s).
This is probably a vain hope, but does anyone know what became of the war memorials from this church?

It stood at the corner of the Gallowgate and Wesleyan Street. It closed in 1973 and stood derelict for sometime.

There actually two war memorials - a plaque on the wall (possibly WW1 only) and a stained glass window. The stained glass window was one of a pair either side of organ and pulpit - the other celebrated the centenary in the early 1950s.

When the church closed its "legal"successor was Woodlands Methodist Church (the former St Johns congregation) but most of the remaining congregation went to Shettleston Methodist Church. The neither memorial is at either of them.

I posted this on the GWF some time ago and research by a number of people found no answer.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is a link here

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6180&highlight=thomas

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jrah60 wrote:
There is a link here

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6180&highlight=thomas

John


Unfortunately, that's not it. That is St Thomas's Gallowgate Church of Scotland. If I remember rightly about half a mile further east on the same side of the road.

There is a picture of St Thomas's Methodist just before demolition here:
http://www.glasgowhistory.co.uk/Other%20Sections/100%20Churches/StThomasMethodist.htm

(For anyone who knew the old Gallowgate it was opposite the Orient Cinema.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I attended a talk last Wednesday on stained glass and one of the items featured was an excellent stained glass war memorial window in Cadder church. Pretty sure we don't yet have this on the forum. The window includes a WW1 tank on the battlefield.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some photos here:

http://www.cadderchurch.org/stainedglass.html

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Ken. These are beautiful windows.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm guessing that this is the James Reid mentioned:


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REID, JAMES
Died 25/09/1915
Aged 26
10th Bn. Highland Light Infantry
Mentioned in Despatches

Son of Sir Hugh Reid, Bart., of Belmont, Springburn, Glasgow. B.A. (Cantab).

See also https://www.glasgownecropolis.org/profiles/james-reid/
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