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Meadowhead House
Meadowhead House
Meadowhead by West Calder, is a fine small mansion house dating from the 18th century,and substantially re-built and extended in the late 19th century as a home for himself by West Calder architect, J.G. Fairley.
Used to go here on a Sunday night when bands played. Chicken in a basket...
By Ruth
On 19/05/2024
4 Faraday Place (Part One)
4 Faraday Place (Part One)
Addiewell
I lived at No4 faraday place. !952-1957. I remember the McWhinnies at No1....
By Dave Toynbee
On 27/03/2024
Who was was living where in Addiewell in 1959?
Who was was living where in Addiewell in 1959?
Find out from the Valuation Roll of 1959-60
That's me, Dave Toynbee at the bottom of Harry Knox' backyard in Addie...
By Dave Toynbee
On 18/01/2024
Railways and Addiewell
Railways and Addiewell
How railways developed in the Addiewell area, yesterday and today
In the late 1940's I was friendly with the stationmasters son,Jim...
By Dave Toynbee
On 18/01/2024
Kirk hill Cottages
Kirk hill Cottages
I lived at 15 kirkhill Cottages from 1947 to 1952. After the Victorian house in...
By Dave Toynbee
On 07/01/2024
Santini (Gratz) Ice-Cream Vans
Santini (Gratz) Ice-Cream Vans
There a re a few small factual errors listed on the page and with the follow up...
By Raffaello Gonnella
On 14/10/2023
Growing up in the Fifties - 5
Growing up in the Fifties - 5
Other Classes
Hi Margaret Scott I don’t know if you remember me I’am Margaret...
By Margaret Barry
On 30/09/2023
Loganlea Colliery closes
Loganlea Colliery closes
In 1958 NCB announced it would close 20 pits in Scotland
I had hoped to find details relating to Harwood Colliery here.  my father...
By Irene Graham
On 26/08/2023
Scottish Miners' Galas in days gone by
Scottish Miners' Galas in days gone by
Photos and memories
Does anybody have any pictures of my grandad the late John Toner who stay in...
By Nick Taylor nee Toner
On 03/05/2023
Meadowhead House
Meadowhead House
Meadowhead by West Calder, is a fine small mansion house dating from the 18th century,and substantially re-built and extended in the late 19th century as a home for himself by West Calder architect, J.G. Fairley.
I used to frequent the Hotel for a meal on many occasions. A lovely, even...
By Neil Richardson
On 15/04/2023
Graham Street
Graham Street
The pug passing the low rows
Hi Helen, the nearest cemetery at that time, and up until recently, was in West...
By Geraldine Sharkey
On 08/04/2023
Graham Street
Graham Street
The pug passing the low rows
HI, I have been tracing my family tree and have noted that Joseph Grew had his...
By Helen Hattie
On 08/04/2023