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Session 2023-24 – Justin Hall

A huge thank you to our first speaker of 2023/2024, Justin Hall who gave us a glimpse of the Hall’s, a prominent old Renfrewshire family. The talk gave us a fascinating glimpse of medieval Renfrewshire and a family connection going back generations.   Also many thanks to Rob Martinson for bringing along the “treasures” he

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All Hallows Open Day! Saturday 2nd September 2023

We are very excited to announce that All Hallows will be open to the public on Saturday 2nd September 2023! We are not officially part of Renfrewshire Doors Open Day but will be open between 10am-2pm. The nearby Bascule Bridge is part of Doors Open Day and will be being lifted at 11am and 1pm

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2023-2024 Meetings schedule

Our speakers for the new session starting on September 28th at 7.30pm. Inchinnan Parish Church.  £3 entry which includes tea and coffee after the speaker.  We are always delighted to welcome new members so please come along. September 28th: A very local focus for our first meeting of the year. We have been looking forward

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Next meeting September 2023

Hello Everyone, We are not running our June meeting this year. Our next meeting will be on Thursday September 28th at 7.30pm at Inchinnan Parish Church. Please keep an eye on on this page, twitter or our website for updates and any wee posts we find worth sharing. We will be posting next year’s guest

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January meeting – The impact of the 1832 Cholera epidemic on Inchinnan.

Inchinnan Parish Church, Thursday 27th January, 2pm.  All welcome.   The current pandemic is not the first to have impacted our local area.  There was a major outbreak of Cholera in Scotland in 1832.  In Inchinnan, a committee of health was formed to try and cope with the health crisis. Our fascinating talk this month

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Meeting date for your diaries – September 30th 2pm

We are delighted that we now have permission to restart our monthly meetings! First up is Liz Allan, a most engaging speaker who will discuss the life of Eleanor Roosevelt, an inspiring woman of tremendous courage. Our meetings will now be held at 2pm in Inchinnan Church on the last Thursday of the month. We

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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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