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Stuart Laidlaw’s History of the Old Calder Road Sighthill from 1946-1970s

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Stuart Laidlaw’s History of the Old Calder Road Sighthill from 1946-1970s

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Close up of the Police House next to the Union Canal, where a Mr Mackenzie lived.
It was later lived in by the Wooliscroft family P.C. John, wife Jessie and daughter Ruth. The Reid family stayed in the early1970s. When they moved out the house was set on fire and had to be demolished.

Situated where Peoples Garage is today.
Thanks to Ruth McNamara who lived in the House and is seen in the Photo.

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    Barbara Birney

    My dad used to drink in the old silver wing, 1950s and 60s , I remember it well

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    Stuart Laidlaw

    Thanks for looking. If interested in history of the area pre 1970, PM me on Facebook if you are on it Stuart

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      Patricia Phelps

      Hello I now live in Tampa Florida. I was born raised in Edinburgh live on 229 Wester Haile Road Patricia Anderson
      On right side prefabs and left side posh houses. dod you have a brother names Ian Laidlaw?

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