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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:49 pm    Post subject: Renfrewshire memorial discussion Reply with quote

This thread is now solely for discussion of potential memorials not covered by the Project in the Renfrewshire area.

I have merged the two Renfrewshire authorities and Inverclyde in this list. As with other lists if there are any errors or omissions please let me know. I have not linked any memorials posted yet.

List last updated 8th May 2007


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Barrhead (Neilston), Location Public park, Authority - East Renfrewshire
Bishopton, Location - Not known , Authority - Renfrewshire
Bridge of Weir, Location - Junction of the Main Road and Prieston Road, Authority - Renfrewshire
Brookfield, Location - Not known , Authority - Renfrewshire
Eaglesham, Location - Church Wall, Montgomery Street, Authority - East Renfrewshire
Elderslie, Location - Abbey Cemetery, Authority - Renfrewshire
Erskine, Location - Not known , Authority - Renfrewshire
Giffnock, Location - Eastwood Toll at Jcn on Greenhill Ave, Authority - East Renfrewshire
Gourock, Location Beside the Clyde , Authority - Inverclyde
Greenock, Location - In front of the entrance gates of Wellpark in Regent Street, Authority - Inverclyde , UKNIWM Ref no. 2782
Houston, Location - At the top end of the village on Carochan Road, Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 44697
Howwood, Location Garden of Remembrance, Bowfield Road. Authority - Renfrewshire, UKNIWM Ref no. 44696
Inverkip, Location - Viewpoint car park off the main road opposite the village , Authority - Inverclyde
Johnstone, Location - Houston Square, Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 44700
Kilbarchan, Location - Not known , Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 44702
Kilmacolm, Location - On a small hill beside the Old Greenock Road , Authority - Inverclyde, UKNIWM Ref no. 44701
Linwood, Location - Not known, Authority - Renfrewshire
Lochwinnoch, Location - Harvey Square, Lochwinnoch UKNIWM Ref no. 44526
Newton Mearns, Location - Jcn of Ayr Rd and Gilmorton Crescent, Authority - East Renfrewshire
Paisley, Burgh, Location - Junction of Gilmour Street and Moss Street, Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 28974
Port Glasgow, Location - At the traffic lights on the junction of Fore Street, Authority - Inverclyde
Quarrier's Village, Location - Not known , Authority - Inverclyde
Renfrew, Burgh, Location - Not known , Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 8835
Thornliebank, Location - Jcn of Thornliebank Rd at Primary School , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Wemyss Bay, Location - Not known , Authority - Inverclyde

Units

Greenock, Free French Navy, Location - Viewpoint on Lyle Road, overlooking Greenock, Authority - Inverclyde
Paisley, RAF 1940 , Location - Paisley Art Gallery , Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 44503
Renfrew, 309 (Polish) Sqdn RAF , Location - St James RC Church , Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 44818

Individuals

Corbett Memorial, Location Fenwick Moor. Opposite the jcn of the main Ayr Road and the Mearnskirk Hospital.

Others

Greenock, Glen Park Harriers , Location - Orangefield Clubhouse , Authority - Inverclyde , UKNIWM Ref no. 5968
Paisley, Paisley Sherriff Court , Location - Paisley Sherriff Court , Authority - Renfrewshire , UKNIWM Ref no. 44502
Paisley, Post Office , Location - Paisley Post Office , Authority - Renfrewshire



Churches in East Renfrewshire which may have memorials:

Busby, Busby Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Clarkston, Greenbank Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Clarkston, St Aidan's Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Clarkston, St Joseph's Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Eaglesham, Eaglesham Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Eaglesham, St Bridget's Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Giffnock, Giffnock Park Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Giffnock, Giffnock South Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Giffnock, Giffnock United Reformed Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Giffnock, Orchardhill Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Newton Mearns, Broom Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Newton Mearns, Maxwell Mearns Castle Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Newton Mearns, Mearns Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Newton Mearns, Newton Mearns Baptist Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Newton Mearns, Newton Mearns Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Newton Mearns, St Cadoc's Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Thornliebank, St Vincent de Paul's Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire
Thornliebank, Thornliebank Church , Authority - East Renfrewshire

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:58 pm    Post subject: Renfrew Reply with quote

The following church has a stained glass window as a war memorial.
Thanks to Rev J Hopewell for the information.
Johnstone High Church.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adam,

Can you say if Renfrewshire is complete? I have linked a couple from the list but there are 5 still showing and I noticed you mentioned Inchinnan in the 'to do' list.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:11 pm    Post subject: Paisley Grammar School Reply with quote

On Saturday 6th of September 1924 a memorial to the 106 former pupils of Paisley Grammar school was unveiled. It comprises of a rectors chair with screen and platform. Each side of the chair has bronze panels which record the names of the fallen.



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Johnstone Parish church memorial.



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