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Pictures from the past

Here are a selection of archive pictures that have ben passed to us for this page. Not very picture has names so if you recognise someone or can share more information about the content please get in touch with us. And of course if you have pictures that you would be happy to share here please let us see them.


Primary & Beginners Sunday School party in the Geilston Hall, Christmas 1950 - picture courtesy of Sheila McGowan.

Teachers: Margaret Mills, Sheila McGowan, Nancy Gray, Moira Green, Molly McFarlane, Noreen Craig, Sheena McNaughton, Helen Mitchell and Mary McKinstry.

On the left is Fred Hobson, organist and Revd George Campbell, High Church, Dumbarton the then Interim Moderator till 1951. On the right are elders Findlay McPherson and Tom Rosenburgh.

Back row children: David Gray, Graicie Brown, Fay McNair, Billy Camlin, Bill Davis.

2nd back row: Margaret McKirdy, Lynette Sheriff, Isabel Brown, Irene Cooper, ? McMillan, Gillian Rankin.

2nd front row: Sheena Brown, Catriona McPherson, Alistair Leckie, Catherin Trapp, Jean Easdale, Margaret Leckie, Pat Porter.

Front row: ? McMillan, Ishbel McSporran, Eleanor Hobson, ? Purdie.

Can you help us fill in the gaps?

A huge group photograph of children from the Sunday School and Youth Groups believed to be taken during the Coronation celebrations in 1953 - Picture courtesy of Nancy Gray.


Boys from the Cardross Parish Church Junior Fellowship on a visit to the Haymarket Engine Sheds circa 1957/58 - Picture courtesy of Sandy Walker & Nancy Gray.


Picture of what is thought to be a group from Junior Youth Fellowship from sometime in the 1950's - Picture courtesy of Nancy Gray.


Members of the Stratton family including Mr & Mrs Stratton Snr, daughter Margaret and John Mauchline - Picture courtesy of Nancy Gray.


The old church seen from the Main Road in 1910

View of the 'old church' and Manse taken from the Main Road in 1910.


The interior of the old church in 1908

Interior of the 'old church' from June 1908 showing the Altar festooned with flowers and the stunning stained glass window behind it.

An undated picture (hand coloured) of the then United Free Church of Cardross which we believe was taken around the turn of the century.

Easter morning

Dawn on Easter morning sometime in the 1980's. Our Dawn service on the top of the Carman Hill was hugely popular and as you can see here and were were joined by members of Renton Church as we joined to worship the risen Lord.


Lots of children taking part in one of our Christian Aid walks during the 1990's.

Revd Andrew Scobie

The late Revd Andrew Scobie outside the church in June 2010. The portrait was made to mark Andrew's 40 years of service to Cardross Parish Church.

Picture courtesy of John Young & Jeanette Scobie.

Daily bible verse

   7"But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.
   8They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit."

—Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NIV)

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