Past News & Events

The Edmonstones of Duntreath

The Edmonstones of Duntreath

February’s talk by Eddie Edmonstone, son of Sir Archibald, was about his long family history and the Duntreath Estate. He explained that the Edmonstones were thought to be Flemish immigrants, arriving in Scotland in the 11C, three years before William the Conqueror...

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Website Prize Quiz

Website Prize Quiz

The quiz was launched at our meeting on Monday 19th February. There are 20 questions in the quiz. Find all the answers somewhere on our website: www.strathblaneheritage.org Return your sheets with your answers to Strathblane Library by 5pm on Friday 1 March. A list of...

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Chalking up a Century!

Chalking up a Century!

We welcomed our 100th member at our last meeting on November 20! Carol Craig, of Dumbrock Road signed up to join our swelling ranks. It’s wonderful to know that so many people are enjoying our presentations and our website.

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Water of Life – 160 Years of Water to Glasgow

Water of Life – 160 Years of Water to Glasgow

Katy Lamb and Roger Doubal - 20 November 2023 The Victorian engineering marvel that is the Loch Katrine water supply system for Glasgow was unfolded at our last meeting on November 20. Katy Lamb and Roger Doubal made the trip over from Kinlochard Local History Group...

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Fundraising Success

Fundraising Success

The draw for the framed £100 note took place at the Village Club on Monday 20th November at the end of a packed-out meeting. David and Mary Frood, who donated the £100 note helped to draw the winning number tiles. The winer of the framed £100 note held the number 76....

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Explore the Website at the Library

Explore the Website at the Library

Strathblane Heritage and the Thomas Graham Library jointly invite you to a free session to explore this Strathblane Heritage website The Thomas Graham Library Saturday 4th November  10am - 12noon Come along to the library at 10am for a short presentation on how...

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Prize Draw for £100 note

Prize Draw for £100 note

To enter our prize draw come along to one of our meetings, or contact us through this website, and buy one or more of 100 numbered squares for £5 a square. The star prize is the £100 note and there will be another £100 worth of other prizes. Jim Neill has been having...

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Visit of Derwyn and Andrew Crozier-Smith to Strathblane

Visit of Derwyn and Andrew Crozier-Smith to Strathblane

May 19-22 2023 Back in the summer of 2022 we received an email, out of the blue, from Derwyn in the Canadian town of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, asking for help in arranging a research visit to Strathblane to study the history and heritage of his great-great-uncle – the...

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New website

New website

Derek Townsend from Webreturn has worked with Strathblane Heritage Society to build this new website. The website is designed to be updatable without extensive technical skills, and works on mobile devices such as phones and tablets, as well as laptops and desktops....

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