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Braehead Village Survey and Review

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Audio Introduction Old Documents

click sound bars below to listen.. General introduction by Ed Archer chairman of LADAS Click images to enlarge These books are available to view in our office if requested. (there are many more photographs in the books) ... read more

Wilsontown (every step o’ the road)

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Braehead Map

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Unable to contact Google API service.   Forth This community began to grow as a result of  nearby Wilsontown. Wilsontown was Southern Scotland’s first integrated iron works starting up in the late nineteenth century on the back of the local presence of coal , ironstone and limestone. All thse ingredients were essential for the manufacture of iron. Unfortunately Wilsontown missed out on getting a... read more

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