GlescaPal 'Scotty' was born in Glesca's
Whitevale Street in1949, his father was in the Military, so he spent
a lot of his childhood travelling the world and returning to stay
with his Granny in Potter Street, Auchenshuggle, between postings.
Nigh on all of his living relatives are of his Mother's side -
Hemphill, and are scattered all over Western Scotland. Thanks to the
messageboard, he found one of his cousins in 2008 and is
looking forward to finding more of them.
Whilst staying in Auchenshuggle, opposite the potter in Potter St,
he attended London Road school.
He used to follow follow the Gers at
Ibrox with his uncle Albert, and his auntie Jean worked in McFarlane
Lang's biscuit factory before she moved to USA and married Ernie Hickman. They lived
in New Jersey, then Panama, and have now retired to Florida. They
had a son, Dale.
He has a sister Frances and surviving brothers Graham
(Ray) and Gordon live in Nottinghamshire.
Scotty's Mum Robina, known as Rena sadly died this year, 2009. His Dad Patrick Joseph,
who was of
Irish/Glaswegian heritage, passed away 4 years ago. (2005)