Alloa in the 1920"s. by W. Scott

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Published by Clackmannan District Libraries in [Alloa] .

Written in English

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  • Alloa (Clackmannanshire) -- History.

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ContributionsClackmannan District Libraries.
LC ClassificationsDA890.A4/
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Number of Pages22
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Alloa's oldest newspaper, the Alloa Advertiser, was founded in as a monthly but in is became a weekly. Similarly, inthe monthly Clackmannanshire Advertiser became the Alloa Journal.

More recently the Wee County News was launched in but went into liquidation in Some Council area: Clackmannanshire. Scottish Directories 5, K Vol The Alloa illustrated family almanac, district directory and general register for the county of Clackmannan for Alloa Amateur Operatic Society was re-formed following the end of World War 2.

The President was Victor E Cuthbert. There was no production in this first year but rehearsals began for the first post-war production, HMS Pinafore. Here are names of performers remembered from the s (some of them have signed the first programme below!).

The club were formed in as Clackmannan County, becoming Alloa AFC a year later and finally adopting the present-day name Alloa Athletic in Admitted to the Scottish Football Association in the same year, the club had to wait until to be elected to the Scottish Football League, under the older name of Alloa AFC, not returning to Alloa Athletic until although they had enjoyed Ground: Recreation Park, Alloa.

Alloa Advertiser – 39 Drysdale Street, FK10 1JA Alloa – rated based on reviews "Tell people I would pay money for it good reading."/5(). Alloa in the 1920s. book Library, Drysdale St, Alloa. Opening hours, reviews, phone number. Other local business pages.

Alloa Tower is located in a pleasant area of an otherwise nondescript town. The tower dates back to the 14th century and is one of the largest surviving Tower Houses in Scotland. The tower was home to the Erskine family, who had strong links to the Scottish Crown TripAdvisor reviews.

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The Alloa family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between and The most Alloa families were found in the USA in In there were 7 Alloa families living in New Hampshire. This was % of all the recorded Alloa's in the USA. New Hampshire had. Alloa's total population according to the Census was 5, Mills Brewery was opened.

A whisky distillery was founded at Cambus. Alloa Ale Brewing Company began brewing in the town. The 'spinning jenny' was introduced to Alloa, at John Paton's Kilncraig mill. A steamboat service opened, connecting Alloa to Leith and. Alloa has changed a bit over the centuries–today its athletic club is well known, it hosts an annual garden competition, and photographers love Andy Scott‘s weird and wild sculptures in Station Square and the Shillinghill roundabout.

I’d love to actually go to Alloa so that I could tell all of you about its nooks and crannies, because the information on the internet is scarce to say the. Maps of Alloa and surrounds Early Map of Clackmannanshire Alloa s.

Alloa s. - Docks Alloa s Town Centre Alloa s. Greenfield Alloa s - Claremont Alloa Community Council Boundaries (Thanks to Clacks Council). Did anyone have music lessons from my grandfather, Alex Allan at Fairfield, Sauchie, he was the choirmaster at Alloa Academy.

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Choose from 62 acts: see prices, read reviews & watch videos. Book your perfect performer today!5/5(). By end of first season in League Division 2, Alloa ended season as champions with a 13 point advantage – Pla Drew 8, Lost 4, GF 81, GA 32 – Points In the Scottish Cup that same season /22 Alloa was to reach the l only to be narrowly beaten by Motherwell at Fir Park, Motherwell in the next round.

George Younger was the best known, the Alloa Brewery oddly obscure, Maclay's the last survivor. Calder's was the strangest. I think you'll understand why in a minute. Here's a potted history, mostly nicked from the excellent book "Alloa Ale", by Charles McMaster, published in John McNellan built the brewery in Broad Street/Lime Tree Walk/Forth Street.

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The tour had been arranged by London-based promoter Larry Parnes – known in the industry as ‘Parnes, Shillings and Pence’ – following an audition in Liverpool on 10 May Alloa: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Alloa.

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I was finally able to visit Alloa this June after years of waiting. It was a beautiful summer morning and so green. The people were friendly to us. Tullibody (Scottish Gaelic: Tulach Bòide) is a town set in the Central Lowlands of lies north of the River Forth near to the foot of the Ochil Hills within the Forth town is miles ( km) south-west of Alva, miles ( km) north-west of Alloa and miles ( km) east-northeast of town is part of the Clackmannanshire council y: Scotland.

Rangers lifted the Championship trophy at Ibrox after a draw with Alloa and Kane Hemmings scored two goals as Dundee beat Partick in the Scottish Premiership Published: 23 Apr Peter Duncanson was born about He was a shipowner and married Helen Paterson at Alloa on Decem Children were Janet Oct.8, Alloa,Jane Dec.,22 Alloa, James Oct.5 Alloa, Helen January 4, Alloa, Alexander Janu Alloa, Robert Alloa and Elizabeth J Alloa.

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oil painting by Peter Cooper, twenty inches high and seven feet, three inches long, depicts the city and its port. You can find historic photos around Alloa, Clackmannanshire. Click for black and white Archive photos of Alloa Academy and the Alloa area.

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An Index to Family Histories Deposited at the Scottish Genealogy Society as at 5th May ABERCROMBIE c T C. of Tullibody - of Abercromby c - of Pitmedden & Birkenbog - of Fetterneir c - c of Glassaugh - c Notes taken from Northern Notes & Queries. Tree of the family of. Rock Bands available in Alloa, Clackmannanshire Hire a rock band for a wedding, party or event in Alloa, Clackmannanshire.

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Define Alloa. Alloa synonyms, Alloa pronunciation, Alloa translation, English dictionary definition of Alloa. n a town in E central Scotland, the administrative centre of Clackmannanshire.

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What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Alloa is a town on the north side of the River Forth in Clackmannanshire. The settlement was established at a crossing point on the river. By medieval times a ferry operated between Alloa and.

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National Library of Scotland, Scottish Directories. "containing, an alphabetical list of the names and places of abode of the members of the College of Justice, public and private gentlemen, merchants and other eminent traders; mechanics, and all persons in public business ".

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Alloa. in Clackmannanshire (Scotland) Contents: Locality. The population development of Alloa as well as related information and services (weather, Wikipedia, Google, images).

Name Council Area Population Census Population Census Population Estimate Population Estimate ; Alloa: Clackmannanshire. Alloa is the main town serving Scotland's smallest local authority area, Clackmannanshire. It lies on the north bank of the River Forth, some six miles east of Stirling and two miles west of Clackmannan.

The town grew up here largely because of the presence of Alloa Tower. Welcome to the Alloa google satellite map. This place is situated in Clackmannan, Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom, its geographical coordinates are 56° 7' 0" North, 3° 48' 0" West and its original name (with diacritics) is Alloa.

Alloa Tower was lavishly updated by John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar, who created an 18th-century mansion within the ancient walls. Take a whistle-stop tour through Scottish history at Scotland’s oldest keep.

Alloa Tower retains many medieval on: Alloa, FK10 1PL, Clackmannanshire. Poorhouses in Scotland Afterparishes in Scotland could choose to set up workhouses or, as happened in a large proportion of cases, just to give out-relief. The parishes or Combinations (Unions) of parishes that did operate formally constituted workhouses — more usually called poorhouses or poor's houses — are listed below.

Your Town Audit - Alloa Retail Mix Just under two-thirds of retailers in Alloa town centre are independent, while 34% are part of a chain. While this mix is fairly typical, Alloa’s offering of national chains is dominated by supermarkets, retail services and charity shops, with a low number of national comparison retailers such as clothes shops.English: Alloa is a small burgh in Clackmannanshire, Scotland, 7 miles to the east of Stirling, on the north bank of the River Forth.

The town was a burgh of barony, and at one time of considerable commercial importance but is now relatively insignificant. It has a population of 18,Other articles where Alloa is discussed: Clackmannanshire: Alloa, the administrative centre of the council area, is also a commercial centre.

Area council area, 61 square miles ( square km). Pop. () council area, 48,; () 51,

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