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Addiewell Oil Works
Addiewell Oil Works
Help naming the group of men
The Sneddons: a tragic local family
The Sneddons: a tragic local family
And how Addiewell No. 32 is not at Addiewell
Row over the Cambridge Bar
Row over the Cambridge Bar
'just like an old-fashioned beer shop where customers spit on the floor'
Thomas Young
Thomas Young
Addiewell Resident in 1880s
Addiewell Oil Works - after the closure
Addiewell Oil Works - after the closure
Some interesting and evocative photos of the huge oil works site after it closed in 1956.
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St Thomas's Church Event 1967
St Thomas's Church Event 1967
Nice to see my Uncle Paddy again, RIP. Always enjoyed his company while...
By John Galvin
On 06/08/2017
Ma Moore
Ma Moore
One of the most influential folk to come out of Addiewell, Sarah Moore was a councillor, activist and matriarch.
Hi Essi, I haven't been able to find any online versions of Ma Moore's...
By Geraldine Sharkey
On 20/05/2017
Ma Moore
Ma Moore
One of the most influential folk to come out of Addiewell, Sarah Moore was a councillor, activist and matriarch.
I just heard about Sarah Moore on the BBC4 programme Scotland's First Oil...
By Essi Lindstedt
On 20/05/2017
MacFarlane's Farm, Livingstone Street, Addiewell
MacFarlane's Farm, Livingstone Street, Addiewell
anyone recall tommy nodwell working at the farm around 1957....
By caroline nodwell
On 20/05/2017
Growing up in the Fifties - 5
Growing up in the Fifties - 5
Other Classes
Hi Lily. I am one of Ronald's younger brothers. People used my middle name...
By Wladyslaw Mejka
On 11/03/2017
John Hanlon, Hearts and Scotland
John Hanlon, Hearts and Scotland
Addiewell boy John Hanlon was a successful footballer and athlete
John Hanlon was my great uncle....
By Anne Fuggles
On 11/03/2017
Aunty Katy
Aunty Katy
Willie Shipley's rock
kate kane (johnston) was my granny what a good photo of her my mum was her...
By margaret Walker
On 11/02/2017
St Thomas's Primary School, Addiewell
St Thomas's Primary School, Addiewell
Recognise Margot Murphy, Janice Burns, Donna, Bernadette, Miles...?...
By Elspeth Shard
On 04/02/2017
Ma Moore
Ma Moore
One of the most influential folk to come out of Addiewell, Sarah Moore was a councillor, activist and matriarch.
Ma Moore was my great Grandmother very proud wish i had met her xx...
By lynn irvine
On 08/01/2017
4 Faraday Place (Part Two)
4 Faraday Place (Part Two)
Addiewell
Hi David, gave me a thrill reading this. My Dad was "the oldest Maxwell...
By Jim Maxwell
On 11/12/2016
Growing up in the Fifties - 1
Growing up in the Fifties - 1
Just a Memory
Yes, indeed, Bernadette, that's her. She did have an uncle John but I doubt...
By Mike Ward
On 11/12/2016
Growing up in the Fifties - 1
Growing up in the Fifties - 1
Just a Memory
Hi my name is Robert Habraska. I was born at 2, Livingstone street in 1951....
By Robert Habraska
On 11/12/2016