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     185th Glasgow Boys' Brigade, Springburn


A social history of the BB in Glasgow
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185th Glasgow
Company, the Boys Brigade was formed 16 Feb 1920 attached to Springburn North UF Church

In session 1929-1930 the company church changed to Springburn North Church

In session 1965-1966 the company closed
In session 1974-1975 the number was re-allocated to 185th Glasgow attached to Carmunock Parish Church

In session 1983-1984 the company closed                      In session 1996-1997 the company re-started

In session 2007-2008 the company closed


Summer 1952
The 185th Glasgow Company, Boys Brigade Pipe Band escorts a Sunday school trip from Springburn North Church  in Elmvale Street, marching along Springburn Road at the junction of Elmvale Street. (Part of Springburn North Church can be seen on the left.
They would be joining up with a steam locomotive and carriages at the nearby Springburn Station to take them to their destination.  



Extract from guestbook, W.K.Cairns (age71-80), March 2003, Redford, MI, USA
"I really like the street scenes. I was in the Boys Brigade and my older brother was in the BB Springburn Pipe Band.  Great site."


 see  Springburn Park 1945/46 'Crowning of Temperance Queen and King'




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