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TIMELINE
178th Glasgow
Company, the Boys Brigade was formed 14 Oct 1919 attached to Bridgeton Baptist Church Sunday School
                                        
In session 1901-1902 the company's church changed to Bridgeton Baptist Church
In session 1965-1966 the company closed
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In Session 1970-1971 the number was re-allocated 178th Glasgow BB attached to Castlemilk Baptist Church
In session 1971-1972 the company closed

 

Church : Bridgeton Baptist Church, Orr Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow

 

 178th Boys Brigade Company Parents night c1952


1. Lieutenant
   Jack Stewart
2. Lieutenant
   Jack Girdwood
3 4 5  Alan
    Girdwood
6.  Billy
     Fleming
7.  Ian
     Torrance

8.  Harry
     McGhee 

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13.  Jack
      Keaney

14.Staf Sgt
     Alex Torrance

1 Army 2 3 4 minister
Rev.James Harrison
5 6 7 Army 8 Lieutenant
   Tommy Glen

 


  

 

 

 

.178th Boys Brigade Lifeboys Parents night cc1954


1. Lieutenant
   Ian Torrance
2. 3. 4. 5.Leading Boy 6.Leading Boy 7. 8. 9.

1. 2.  Jim Sherrif 3. 4. 5.Leading Boy 6. BB Robert Harkness

1.  Rev. James Harrison 2.   Mrs Harrison 3.  Police Officer 4.  Lieutenant  Tommy Glen

 

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March 2008, Extract from email, Ian Torrance, East Kilbride
".......hope these 2 picts can be used in the B.B. section. Top is the 178 B.B. Coy.Parents night, Bottom is the 178 Life Boy Team Parents night both taken in the hall of Bridgeton Baptist Church Orr St. Glasgow with whom they were associated."

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