Dating east kilbride
The end of World War One was celebrated on November 13, 1918 with a school holiday in similar vein to the entry of May 11, 1945, with the words: “I want to make a special record in this week’s entry, a historical week, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9, were given out through the wireless as official holidays.Tuesday was to be called VE Day and Wednesday VE 1.The weather and attendance records are detailed and profuse.Visits by the school doctor, the school dentist, the physical instructress and the piano tuner are carefully noted.The Reverend William Carrick was employed, from 1837 to 1843, as a Church of Scotland Missionary in Auldhouse under the Rev.
This movement was influential in Scotland for many years and on December 14, 1920, Mr J S Sutherland addressed staff and pupils for one hour on the subject of “Barley, Bread and Beer.” Prizes were offered for essays on the subject matter of the lecture.
The advert for the Master’s qualifications stated: “None need to apply who cannot teach English and Latin and Writing and Arithmetic and Bookkeeping.
Candidates are required to produce certificates of their moral character.” The Causeyhead building is still standing, having lost its upper storey, now painted white and used as a store.
One such drove road came through East Kilbride and made its way to the south via Auldhouse and Fieldhead.
Ale houses flourished wherever drovers congregated and there were three in the area (the Auldhouse Arms and another, long out of business in Auldhouse, plus the Peesweep Inn near Fieldhead, a favourite haunt of drovers).