Seamore Street, Glasgow.....

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gerry
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Re: Seamore Street, Glasgow.....

Post by gerry » Fri May 28, 2010 5:10 am

seamore st is still there i was born there in 1959 and still stay in the maryhill area

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Re: Seamore Street, Glasgow.....

Post by SarahND » Fri May 28, 2010 8:01 pm

Hi Gerry and welcome to [talkingscot] !
Thanks for the post about Seamore Street. We look forward to helping you break down your genealogical brick walls :D

All the best,
Sarah

John Macintyre
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Re: Seamore Street, Glasgow.....

Post by John Macintyre » Sat Apr 11, 2015 5:31 pm

Hi folks,
I come to this post late in the day ,however I may have something to contribute, I lived at 67 Seamore St from 10943 till 1961 it ran from Maryhill Rd where the Little Folks drinking fountain was situated { Sadly demolished by the usual barbarians masquerading as councillors in approximately 1980 when it was removed and demolished.} up to what was then known as the coffin works beside Mitchell's dairy a business run by Jimmy and Peggy Mitchell and Peggy's sister Betsy where it made a right angle turn and joined Napershall St.The houses were all grey sand stone tenements of 3 stories, 3 flats in the close ( Single ends of one bedroom and a shared toilet between three.) and two flats on each landing above, the slightly larger properties all had their own internal WC.s
Unfortunately Subsidence was a problem with some of the properties in the street, my own home had a very marked list to the left when facing the close mouth which may have marked the properties as being not possible for refurbishment and led to their wholesale demolition in the 80s I am led to believe that there had been mining in this area sometime early in the 19th century.

About half way along it was met by St Clair St now also sadly obliterated.

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Re: Seamore Street, Glasgow.....

Post by Russell » Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:19 am

Hi John and a warm welcome to [talkingscot]
You joining with additional information just proves that leaving old posts open can still attract additional useful information especially when new names are added which may not be relevant to the original poster but might trigger memories in other members or turn up on Google,

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Re: Seamore Street, Glasgow.....

Post by Wee Ann » Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:14 am

I thought that I was so much cleverer than everyone else! I was so sure - I went seeking over Paisley Road direction. Just before it becomes Paisley Road West! WRONG! That was SEAWARD STREET! Sorry about that!
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