Catriona posted on the 20/04/2015 10:12:47 PM
My great grandparents lived in Edmund Sreet Dennistoun around 1920. Can anyone tell me what it is called now as I can't find it on any maps
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#13 - Marie Gentles replied on the 3/11/2023 7:05:09 PM
Doing my family tree and my Great grandfather Daniel McGuire lived at 26 Edmund Street in 1881
#12 - Martin brennan replied on the 16/05/2023 9:36:30 PM
The one thing that never changed was the smell of Tennents Brewery. I moved to live in East Anglia in 1980 but even to this day I still remember that smell.
#11 - allan watson replied on the 16/05/2023 4:38:18 PM
Hi Martin, I was brought up in the first close in Ark Lane round the corner from Edmund St. and lived there until the early 60,s. with a window that looked onto the yard your talking about. During my time, the yard you refer to was occupied by Scott's the joiners. I guess he must have retired. Interesting to hear how things changed after I moved.
#10 - Martin brennan replied on the 5/05/2023 2:48:25 PM
The scrap yard was right on the corner of edmund st and ark lane.
#9 - Martin brennan replied on the 5/05/2023 12:15:56 AM
I lived also at 15 edmund street until 1972 I remember the scrap yard and the large dog I used to pet it through the fence, I use to play at the top of ark lane on the rocks near the cemetry.
#8 - jeanette replied on the 25/12/2022 4:59:30 PM
I don't remember a scrap yard Martin. Was that on the high side of Edmund St---maybe across from the swing park?
#7 - Martin replied on the 24/12/2022 8:27:46 PM
We lived at 15 edmund st from 64 to 72 across from the scrap yard with the very big dog.Good memories.
#6 - Sheena replied on the 18/07/2020 9:47:57 PM
Who were your great grandparents?
#5 - Beth replied on the 19/07/2015 11:36:03 AM
Sadly no longer exists. We lived there from 1969 until 1972, when it was condemned
#4 - Bill replied on the 22/04/2015 6:35:55 PM
Edmund Street ran from Ark Lane to Cardross Street crossing Dunchattan Street
#3 - Malarki replied on the 21/04/2015 11:03:22 PM
You'll find it on this map running between Ark Lane and Cardross st.: maps.nls.uk/view/91790175
So the estate was built on the site and the street no longer exists.
#2 - robin31 replied on the 21/04/2015 11:26:45 AM
The street map section explains that it made way to the Ladywell area along with other streets now lost. If you click on Cardross Street, Ladywell is to the left.
#1 - jeanette replied on the 21/04/2015 11:17:42 AM
Edmund St is no longer there. The streets were reconfigured when the old tenements were pulled down I think.
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