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The History of Clydebank (Children"s Treasury)

J. Hood

The History of Clydebank (Children"s Treasury)

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Published by Parthenon Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11946999M
    ISBN 101850701474
    ISBN 109781850701477
    OCLC/WorldCa19065614


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Buy The History of Clydebank by Hood, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The History of Clydebank Hardcover – January 1, by et al. John Hood (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $/5(1). Scotland -- Strathclyde Region -- Clydebank (District), history User lists with this item (1) Brown (63 items).

History Early origins. Clydebank (Scottish Gaelic: Bruach Chluaidh) is located within the historical boundaries of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde, the Mormaerdom of Lennox, and the parish of Old Kilpatrick (12th century), on the north bank of the River Clyde.A long-standing local legend is that the village of Old Kilpatrick derived its name from being the birthplace of Saint Patrick, the Country: Scotland.

~This excellent book describes Clydebank before during and after the 2 day blitzkreig of March that totally destroyed the area killing hundreds and demolshing nearly every building.

This air raid was the most fiersome on any town or city in Britain during WW/5(26). The history of the yard, its expansion over the decades to encompass more and more of the banks of the River Clyde, the ships it produced, and the beginning of the end of the yard after the QE2's launch in the late 's-early 70's are well documented in this s: 9.

Vibrating with endeavors for Britain's effort against the might of Nazi Germany, Clydebank was—in hindsight—an obvious target for the attentions of the Luftwaffe. When, on the evening of Mathe authorities first detected that Clydebank was 'on beam'—targeted by the primitive radio-guidance system of the German bombers—no effort was made to raise the alarm or to direct the.

Over people were killed and many more injured, as well as more t people being made homeless. The raids became known as the Clydebank Blitz. The population of Clydebank according to the census Duntocher Trinity Church was opened.

Clydebank's first multi-storey housing block was built at Mountblow. THE entire history of Clydebank is to be shown in a unique photo exhibition for the first time.

The exhibition marks years since Clydebank was formed, having developed around a ship yard started by brothers J & G Thomson. Ships for a nation: John Brown & Company, Clydebank [Johnston, Ian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ships for a nation: John Brown & Company, Clydebank.

Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of 20 results for Books: "clydebank blitz". My Great-grandmother died in the Blitz in Clydebank.

As the author says in the book, most won't talk about what happened those two nights inand that has always been true in our family. So I am grateful to have the opportunity to read such a thoroughly researched and well-written history 4/5(3).

- Explore cranialbakery's board "Glasgow, Scotland - Clydebank Blitz" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Glasgow, Scotland, The blitz pins. The Queen Mary’s creation and launch was nothing if not extraordinary and her story is rich with history, elegance and grandeur.

From the time her construction began in in Clydebank, Scotland, the Queen Mary was destined to stand in a class all her own. Scottish Economic & Social History / List of Issues / Volume 9, Issue 1 / JOHN HOOD (ed.), The History of Clydebank, (Camforth, Parthenon Publishing Company,pp.

xviii andillus. and maps, £). McPhail was my history teacher at Clydebank High School in the early s. I lived in Dalmuir, and although I was quite small, I distinctly remember the Blitz, the air raid shelters, and gasmasks.

McPhail's book, with the accompanying pictures, vividly describes the horrors of those s: 7. Clydebank, to the immediate East, suffered badly as a result of being in close proximity. Clydebank in was a small industrial town, approximately 2 miles (3 km) long with an occupied townscape space of just over 1 1 ⁄ 2 square miles (4 km 2).

Buy Ships for a Nation: The History of John Brown &Clydebank First Edition by Ian Johnston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: - Explore soccermainia's board "Clydebank" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Glasgow scotland, Glasgow, Scotland pins.

Website includes articles and photographs depicting the history of the Clydebank area of Glasgow. Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags.

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Bygone Clydebank. In this history of Clydebank, many long-gone sights are recalled – trams on Dumbarton Road, Clydebank School, Kilbowie railway station and Singer’s Kilbowie factory. The first book, The Killing Season, was published by Orion infollowed by The Samaritan, The Time to Kill (titled Winterlong in the USA), and Don.

"MacLeod is a splendid and elegiac narrator of neglected patches of Scotland's history and brings his poetic gifts again to this, the single most dreadful event in our nation's story" - The Observer "An unflinching record of what remains of Scotland's greatest human disaster in modern history" - The Herald Vibrating with endeavours for Britain's effort against the might of Nazi Germany.

Buy A History of Clydebank Co-Operative Society Ltd. / by William E. Lawson by Lawson, William E. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William E. Lawson. Reviews of books John Hood et al., The History of Clydebank.

Carnforth: Parthenon Publishing, xviii + pp. 28 tables. tables, graphs and illustrations. Select bibliography. £ Unlike the established Nordic and North American traditions of city histories, the genre is relatively uncommon in Britain.

Where it does. Clydebank History Journals: Various: Old Sewing Machines Bygone Clydebank: John Hood: The Story of Drumchapel: Allan Craig: Standfords – Clydebank’s First Factory: David I Harvie River of Fire – The Clydebank Blitz: John MacLeod: A Century of the Scottish People: : Scottish History of a Nation.

Sep 4, - Explore davecal's board "Clydebank Blitz" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Glasgow scotland, Glasgow, Scotland pins. John Brown and Company of Clydebank was a Scottish marine engineering and shipbuilding firm. It built many notable and world-famous ships including RMS Lusitania, HMS Hood, HMS Repulse, RMS Queen Mary, RMS Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Elizabeth At its height, from to the s, it was one of the most highly regarded, and internationally famous, shipbuilding companies in the world.

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The club, 16 pages. The Holy City book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This novel tells the story of the people of Clydebank during the Blitz 4/5(6).

If Clydebank is to continue as a community worth being part of, it has to hold this vital part of its history carefully, like precious water, in both hands. To the book project, Denis has brought this seriousness of purpose as well as a wide and detailed knowledge of the history of the area.

But, of course, the book is not a history. Books set in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland: [The Holy City: A Tale of Clydebank, When the Clyde Ran Red, When The Clyde Ran Red: A Social Hist. Between and the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the mighty HMS Hood, the largest warship of her most shipyards of the time, Clydebank employed professional photographers to record the whole process of construction, using large-plate cameras that produced photos of stunning clarity and.

Clydebank is known for its year of shipbuilding and is famous for its Cunard ship yard John Browns. Many of the ships that where built in the yard had scale size models made from them which have been retained and are now on show at the Clydebank museum/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Bymore t tenements had been built and housed million people, two-thirds of the total city population. Jacob Riis, who immigrated to the United States inworked as a. In Clydebank re-built, the local urban regeneration company, took ownership of around 10 acres of the former John Brown's site from the private sector, including the Titan Crane.

Following consultation with Clydebank community, the decision was taken to not only restore the Crane to its' former magnificance but to open it up to the public.

Between and the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the mighty HMS Hood, the largest warship of her most shipyards of the time, Clydebank employed professional photographers to record the whole process of construction, using large-plate cameras that produced photos of stunning/5(4).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes a listing of only those who died or were fatally injured within the bounds of Clydebank Burgh Council in March Visited the Titan Crane with my Wife and Kids Yesterday, and we all had a great time.

The History of the Titan and of the John Brown's Shipyards is amazing, some / TripAdvisor reviews. The Clydebank factory was so productive that in the US Singer Company set up the Singer Manufacturing Company Ltd. as a UK registered company.

Although Kilbowie, Clydebank was at that time the world's largest sewing machine factory, demand still continued to exceed production, so each building was extended upwards to 6 storeys high.

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Compiled for the use and information of the tenants of the burgh council of Clydebank by Clydebank (Scotland) (Book) 1 edition published in in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide.This is a valuable account of the traumas suffered by Clydebank as it was bombed by the Luftwaffe on 13 and 14 March The principal feature of the book is the way in which MacLeod gives prominence to the voices of those who witnessed the bombing, although he .