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New Website Content! ….Inchinnan Walking Tour

See our projects section for information on ‘A Walk around Inchinnan’.  One of our Committee members has been working very hard to create this downloadable rich source of information. You may discover that there is alot more to Inchinnan than you realise.  Please check it out and let us know what you think via Facebook

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Event cancellation

We have cancelled our March 28th meeting due to the current coronavirus pandemic. The speaker has been rebooked for March 2021.  We hope everyone is well and staying safe. IHIG. x

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IHIG hosts visit of Grizelda Bell to Inchinnan Church

On Tuesday 22nd October IHIG were delighted to host a short visit by Grizelda Bell to Inchinnan Parish Church. Grizelda is the great-grand daughter of Robert Douglas-Campbell whose name appears on the “Blythswood memorial slab” at the front entrance to the church.   It was an emotional visit for her Grizelda, her husband and daughter as

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2019/2020 Schedule up now on our website

See link below and the ‘events’ page on facebook for our exciting new 2019/2020 schedule.  Lots of interesting meetings to come. Last Thursday of the month, 7pm, Inchinnan Parish Church. https://myinchinnan.org.uk/about-us/

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A letter from America!

A letter from America… We were very excited to receive our first enquiry from America via our website! Penny Perry got in touch after coming across our website whilst researching her family tree. She was wondering if we could shed any light on why two brothers called Robert and David White went from Inchinnan to

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****New publication now available!!****

Rock Rider: St Conval and his Church at Inchinnan by our Historical Consultant Gilbert Markus.  Gilbert has surveyed the historical evidence for the medieval church, the cult of its saints – first, Finnian, then Conval and the church’s place in wider political events. His findings rather challenge some of our earlier assumptions. Available via Bill

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PRESS RELEASE – Ancient stone re-discovered at Inchinnan

Bill McCallum (Inchinnan Historical Interest Group) The latest digital photography techniques applied to the ancient burial stones at Inchinnan Parish Church have revealed that one of the stones, thought to be medieval in date, was originally carved much earlier and probably commemorated an important person within the Kingdom of Strathclyde. As a part of the

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A report on the group’s Conference: 597 AD St Conval’s to All Hallows

On 18th November 2017 Inchinnan Historical Interest Group (IHIG) held a Roundup Conference to bring the local community up to speed with what stage their archaeological project investigating the site of All Hallow’s Church, Inchinnan, had now reached. The project involved geophysics, historical research, workshops, archaeology, model making, photogrammetry, Reflective Transformation Imaging (RTI), music and film

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