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Scotland at War – Ah kent his faither… Adam McLeod Walton

This is the story of Adam McLeod Walton, born on 6 June 1898 in Bridge of Weir who died on 22 August 1917 at Ypres, Western Belgium. That is the name which appears on his birth certificate, the 1911 census, his military service record and the Commonwealth War Grave Commission site. On the village cenotaph, […]

The Glasgow Necropolis – Gordon’s Last Case

In 1800, the British parliament passed the Glasgow Police Act, establishing a professional police force for the city. Other Scottish cities and burghs followed suit, but Glasgow can lay claim to having the first modern municipal force.