Pollokshaws An area on the South side of the city of Glasgow, Scotland. It is bordered by the residential neighbourhoods of Auldhouse to the east, Eastwood and Hillpark to the south and Shawlands to the north, with the Glasgow South Western Line railway and the open lands of Pollok Country Park to the west.
Penilee is a small housing scheme and suburb on the southwestern edge of Glasgow, Scotland. The area is bounded to its east by the Glasgow suburbs of Cardonald and Hillington, and to the west by the Renfrewshire border and the farms of North and South Arkleston. The
After the treaty of Union with England in 1707 and the increase in the tobacco trade with America, Glasgow merchants realised the need to bring the raw materials of commerce closer to the city. Exploiting the natural resources of the
Govan was once a small fishing village on the edge of the Clyde, but became a worldwide centre for heavy engineering (and shipbuilding in particular) in the 19th and 20th centuries.Govan (/ˈɡʌvən/ GUV-ən; Scottish Gaelic: Baile a’ Ghobhainn) is a
Govan seems to have been the destination of choice for Kilkie family members who moved out of the Gorbals in the late 1950s. It is also possible that the Kilkies were following work to the then successful shipyards. Streets that
The Gorbals area of Glasgow was one of the central areas of Glasgow for Kilkie and other Irish immigrants. As with most such areas it had cheap housing and nearby occupations. The first Kilkie residence in the Gorbals was South
The Gorbals (Scottish Gaelic: Gort a’ Bhaile) is an area on the south bank of the River Clyde in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. By the late 19th century, it had become over-populated and adversely affected by local industrialisation. Many people
After Derry, Glasgow is the most connected city for the Kilkie family. Of the 300 known Kilkie family members more than 240 lived or were born in or near Glasgow. Within Glasgow itself there are two main districts which are