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Old and New Street Names

Found this online may help us when doing past/present pics.....

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Mibbes a mod could sticky this for future reference?
Alex Glass

I have used that before Tob.

Had cause to visit it just last week to confirm that Amulree Street in Shettleston was previously called Springfield Road.
HollowHorn

http://www.glasgowhistory.co.uk/StreetNames.htm
James

HollowHorn wrote:
http://www.glasgowhistory.co.uk/StreetNames.htm

Quote:
DUKE STREET, opened 1794, is named for the Duke of Montrose, whose lodging overlooked it. Previous to 1801 it extended as far west as Balmanno Street, the name being cut deep in the east corner tenement. It was at first known as Carntyne Road, and is the longest street in any city in the United Kingdom, which came out in the following way: - In the course of a controversy in a weekly periodical on this question, a prize being offered to the person who solved the matter, Oxford Street, London, was given and accepted as the longest; but our respected townsman Mr. M. Gemmel, the well-known property agent, had reason from his own knowledge to be dissatisfied with the award, and he had the street measured, it turning out to be, as he expected, considerably longer than Oxford Street.




James H
iiisecondcreep

Its just a little street but:



And it is EXACTLY what I would expect a street called 'Methil' anything to be like....
Philjer

Reference to old street Names

Reference to old street Names

Does anyone remember the street named Linthouse Close (Street) in Govan Road, this was around the mid 1950ís  it was right next to *The Yards* it had a bank on the corner. I would like to hear from someone who knows.
Thanks

Philjer
calamity

hope that helps..
Subzero

Shettleston Road east of Acadamy Street used to be called Eastmuir Street.
scotthiggy

Old Glasgow Streets

Been researching family tree and I my great-grand parents lived at Richard Street and Cameron Court, Barony. I think Richard street was around Anderston/Blythswood but no idea where Cameron Court, Barony was................................anyone have any ideas?
Stuball

Topics merged - check the links at the top of the thread to see if the street still exists.

Barony makes me think it'll be up towards what is now Strathclyde university where the Barony Church is
Stuball

Infact, here you go

Quote:
Cameron Court Crieff Court, C3


C3 being Glasgow central 3
Stuball

Just had a look at a map dating early 70s and Creiff Court is listed as North Street so doesnt really appear on the map. It's either under the motorway or the back court of one of the buildings
Stuball

And thanks to LowLights central Glasgow map http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4262984030_b524262b9c_o.jpg

Corner of Argyle Street and North Street.

Today HERE
scotthiggy

Stuball wrote:
And thanks to LowLights central Glasgow map http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4262984030_b524262b9c_o.jpg

Corner of Argyle Street and North Street.

Today HERE


What a guy! Thanks Stuball. Didnt realise its next where the Buttery is. Fantastic old map too. Richard Street once ran adjacent to St.Vincent St.
Thanks again.
LowLight

Good work Stu.
scotthiggy

scotthiggy wrote:
Stuball wrote:
And thanks to LowLights central Glasgow map http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4262984030_b524262b9c_o.jpg

Corner of Argyle Street and North Street.

Today HERE


What a guy! Thanks Stuball. Didnt realise its next where the Buttery is. Fantastic old map too. Richard Street once ran adjacent to St.Vincent St.
Thanks again.


The link you posted is a map of the Anderston/west of the City Centre.....You wouldnt happen to know if there is a  link to maps for the East or North or South of the City Centre ?
LowLight

scotthiggy wrote:
scotthiggy wrote:
Stuball wrote:
And thanks to LowLights central Glasgow map http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4262984030_b524262b9c_o.jpg

Corner of Argyle Street and North Street.

Today HERE


What a guy! Thanks Stuball. Didnt realise its next where the Buttery is. Fantastic old map too. Richard Street once ran adjacent to St.Vincent St.
Thanks again.


The link you posted is a map of the Anderston/west of the City Centre.....You wouldnt happen to know if there is a †link to maps for the East or North or South of the City Centre ?


Another 3 maps in this thread or go straight to my flickr set.
http://urbanglasgow.co.uk/ftopic1767-0-asc-0.php
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ped666/sets/72157623164830474/
scotthiggy

LowLight wrote:
scotthiggy wrote:
scotthiggy wrote:
Stuball wrote:
And thanks to LowLights central Glasgow map http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4262984030_b524262b9c_o.jpg

Corner of Argyle Street and North Street.

Today HERE


What a guy! Thanks Stuball. Didnt realise its next where the Buttery is. Fantastic old map too. Richard Street once ran adjacent to St.Vincent St.
Thanks again.


The link you posted is a map of the Anderston/west of the City Centre.....You wouldnt happen to know if there is a †link to maps for the East or North or South of the City Centre ?


Another 3 maps in this thread or go straight to my flickr set.
http://urbanglasgow.co.uk/ftopic1767-0-asc-0.php
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ped666/sets/72157623164830474/

Cheers lowlight. Your map collection is great. Been able to pinpoint where all those long dissapeared streets were that my family once resided in.

Many thanks
LowLight

Re: Old Glasgow Streets

scotthiggy wrote:
Been researching family tree and I my great-grand parents lived at Richard Street and Cameron Court, Barony. I think Richard street was around Anderston/Blythswood but no idea where Cameron Court, Barony was................................anyone have any ideas?


Here's Richard Street



The original map is here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ped666/4262984030/sizes/o/
LowLight

Oh just noticed the topics have been merged and the question has been answered. Oh well, there's a nice pic of it anyway.
calamity

For a long time Ive wondered where a small street off Broad st in Bridgeton went,, I mean the name, as the street has been fitted into a works yard now.. it might be Williams st or similar, it didnt have a close in it but side of tenements on both sides.. between Brook st and Summer st. as you see its off the map now.. † † †
got my answer on another thread, William st..
calamity

St Tenus Gait... Trongate
buddie123

where was Carradale street partick ? any photos please

was looking for Carradale street i believe this street was somewhere in partick?
what ever happened to it
any photos would be great ...thanks
fatweegee

Re: Reference to old street Names

Philjer wrote:
Reference to old street Names

Does anyone remember the street named Linthouse Close (Street) in Govan Road, this was around the mid 1950ís †it was right next to *The Yards* it had a bank on the corner. I would like to hear from someone who knows.
Thanks

Philjer


Think it was just called Linthouse and as I remember from the '70's had a Provident on the corner (and a corner was pretty muchg all there was)
fatweegee

Re: Reference to old street Names

Philjer wrote:
Reference to old street Names

Does anyone remember the street named Linthouse Close (Street) in Govan Road, this was around the mid 1950ís †it was right next to *The Yards* it had a bank on the corner. I would like to hear from someone who knows.
Thanks

Philjer


Now shows as Linthouse Buildings in Google Maps (but no street view) which carries on round the corner into Holmfauldhead Road, which in the '&0's it didnt as it was basically an entrance gateway to Alexander Stephens yard.
fatweegee

Anyone shed any light on Emma Street, this shows up on Google maps as a continuation of Langlands Road at the Southern General End and having lived in Langlands Road from '79 to '92 and my Mum staying there until 2008 I cant remember the name Emma Street ever being used.
LowLight

Sometimes Google/Tele Atlas just get it wrong or insert their own fake street names to protect their copyright (allegedly)
cybers

LowLight wrote:
Sometimes Google/Tele Atlas just get it wrong or insert their own fake street names to protect their copyright (allegedly)


Ordanance Survey used to do that too Pete seems cartographers since the dawn of time have been ripping the piss
LowLight

It's a bit of a pain in the arse. I really did think there was an Elvis Street in Glasgow....for a while.
3rd-of-6

cybers wrote:
LowLight wrote:
Sometimes Google/Tele Atlas just get it wrong or insert their own fake street names to protect their copyright (allegedly)


Ordanance Survey used to do that too Pete seems cartographers since the dawn of time have been ripping the piss


Not just Cartographers either - seems anyone can rip the piss now as the BBC pointed out recently when some over at Balloch started renaming parts of the Loch

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-12684156
Clanadonia

Barony, Glasgow??? is it not Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshire. given that Glasgow was a Barony - similar to a Burgh or whatever except that it belonged to a Duke, therefore you can say Barony of Glasgow or Glasgow Barony but not Barony, Glasgow as this is incorrect, seems to be a very common error.

sorry to necro the post but i just wanted to clear this up
Stuball

Clanadonia... tribal?
Clanadonia

you mean these awesum people http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UII8CPnJuro&feature=related
Stuball

Since I'm at work, I can't view youtube links.... but from your use of the word awesome, I'm guessing yes :)
ABL

Re: Old and New Street Names

Hi!  I am looking for any photos or maps of 49 Bell Street in the Calton area of Glasgow (Probably 1920s or prior).  

It was renamed Loom Street in 1927 & was then stopped up in 1934.  It was located between Stevenson Street & Millroad Street.  I'm not sure if the original building still exists, but if it does, I would love to see it today too!

My grandfather & his brother were born there.  Unfortunately, most of the information from that era is gone (if we had it to begin with).

Thank You!
Amanda
Vox Phantom

The only folk who should be allowed to use the word  awsome should be folk with hare lips trying to say Autumn.
Alex Glass

Clanadonia wrote:
Barony, Glasgow??? is it not Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshire. given that Glasgow was a Barony - similar to a Burgh or whatever except that it belonged to a Duke, therefore you can say Barony of Glasgow or Glasgow Barony but not Barony, Glasgow as this is incorrect, seems to be a very common error.

sorry to necro the post but i just wanted to clear this up


there was a registration district called Barony which was I think around the Castle Street Townhead area of the City. There for Barony Glasgow is correct as it is not the whole of the City only a small part of it.

It can be seen on old birth marriage and death certificates and also old census returns.
Jock58

Hi all

From Genuki.

BARONY

" Locating Barony on a map can be a somewhat perplexing business - for you will almost certainly fail to locate it on any modern map! Today, what was Barony parish has long been eaten up by the city of Glasgow. In the past it represented lands which were to the north of the city and which were, in those days, more rural - they included Maryhill, Lambhill, Bishopriggs, Kelvinside, Possil, Balornock, Springburn, Provanmill, Millerston, Dennistoun, Garthamlock, Carntyne, Palton, Barlanark, Shettleston, Tollcross and Barrachnie. (Some of these cross parish boundaries).

The one reminder of the name Barony is the former Barony Church, now Strathclyde University's Barony Hall, which is located directly opposite Glasgow Cathedral.

I came across this Parish many time while searching my family history.

Jock58
DaphneBroon

Re: Old and New Street Names

Hi Amanda

Bell Street in Calton no longer exists - lots of buildings were demolished in the late 1970's(I think) under the Glasgow East Area Renewal (GEAR)

Don't know of any photos, but if you go on to the Glasgow Story website there is a 1913  map in the Valuation Rolls section, Ward 02. Stevenson Street near Bell Street is on the "O" of the larger name of Calton on the map - if that makes sense. This link should take you to it and you can click "view larger image".

http://theglasgowstory.com/valmap.php?ward=2



ABL wrote:
Hi! †I am looking for any photos or maps of 49 Bell Street in the Calton area of Glasgow (Probably 1920s or prior). †

It was renamed Loom Street in 1927 & was then stopped up in 1934. †It was located between Stevenson Street & Millroad Street. †I'm not sure if the original building still exists, but if it does, I would love to see it today too!

My grandfather & his brother were born there. †Unfortunately, most of the information from that era is gone (if we had it to begin with).

Thank You!
Amanda
Stuball

I have some distant memory of a discussion about Bell Street and the possibility the building numbers were reversed at some point
pwm437

Bell Street runs from 60 Candleriggs to Hunter Street in the Calton. It is named after Sir John Bell, a Provost of Calton. The portion from High Street to Calton was originally known as Graeme Street, and named after Robert Graeme, Sheriff Substitute.

The portion west of High Street was originally a 17c wynd, as the east side of High Street was continuous with buildings at that point.

I think the point about the numbering of Bell Street is spot on, as before the eastern extended portion, the numbers would probably have run from High Street through to Candleriggs. When the new eastern portion became part of Bell Street it was then numbered from Candleriggs eastwards.
Hawick_1987

Norrie's Street, Dalmarnock (29/09/12)
calamity

Loom st in the Calton  had the previous name Bell street. , there was also a Bell st in Bridgeton now Laird Place. It says on Scotland Places that Loom Pl. was off Tobago st.
pwm437

Hi Calamity, it was a cul-de-sac almost facing the telephone exchange on Stevenson Street, and as you say, no longer there.
JimBeam

Hope you don't mind if I contribute some of my local streets in Govan East.




Albert St now Ornkey St
Neptune street In the first map is now gone; Queen Street on the old map has now become Neptune St
Princes Street became Vicarfield Street
Baird Street Became Southcroft Street

There are other streets which are shortened with other streets in their places but I omitted these because the original streets still exist.
nightfly

Yorkhill

Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
Allan Gallagher

Scotthiggy - pleased to find your enquiry and the response. Thanks to Stuball.

I am interested in exactly the same two places. My Great-Grandfather Charles Gallagher and his wife Ellen and children lived there, first at 8 Cameron Court (2/10/1872) and then at 59 Richard Street (24/05/1874), both Glasgow. He and his family left for New Zealand onboard the Invercargill on 16/07/1874. Is it just a coincidence that our families both lived in the same streets or are we reseaching the same family.

If I am reading your response correctly Richard Street still exists - is that correct.
norrie

Hi Hawick_1987, I was down Norman st yesterday and noticed the street  name had been printed on the wall
OK who nicked the name plate
fastnet

norrie wrote:
Hi Hawick_1987, I was down Norman st yesterday and noticed the street †name had been printed on the wall
OK who nicked the name plate


Let me think.....   ....Who is called Norman on here ?...
norrie

Hi fastnet, cant think who, I am Norrie but dont let my mother hear you calling me Norrie
norrie

Hi Alan Gallagher, Richard st no longer exists, there are some photos on a few web sites
calamity

I noticed a photo of a bottle on ebay. that said..Bailey Clark Aerated water Duncan st. Bridgeton.. I didnt know where it was so looked it up and its been changed to Anson st next to Landressy st at the Cross..
Bill_M

I think that a lot of these street name changes were made when independent burghs like Govan and Partick were swallowed up by Glasgow and the Corporation did not want duplicate street names in their newly enlarged city.
However, it did not always apply, for instance, there are Gibson Streets in both the East and West Ends.
kacher

Can you decipher this street name

Hi, I'm trying to work out what this street name was, the curly writing really doesn't help I am presuming that it was in the Marhill area & probably isn't there anymore.
Cheers for any help

Stuball

My first thought was Garscadden....
Bill_M

It looks like Carnarvon St., just off St. George's Road, to me. It's not far from Maryhill and is definitely still there, not too badly vandalised by the town planners.
sputnik

with you on that one bill m.
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