Dating east kilbride
There was a free dance in the school on VE 1.” Another special event was the celebration of the silver jubilee of King George V’s reign, on Monday, May 6, 1935 – “Children were entertained to tea and food by Lady Stephen of Cleughearn. At the end they each received a souvenir cup and saucer plus sixpence from the county council.” Other visits recorded are the lecture by the Scottish Bank of Hope Union – a Temperance Organisation.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.So advanced was the design that in 1902 the Technical Instruction Department of Ireland requested exterior and interior photographs for their Exhibition at Cork. SANDY Grant, great-great grandson of Thomas Grant, who lives at South Carnduff, was good enough to lend me the school registers covering a period from 1866 to 1890.
The Causeyhead School was enlarged in 1799, given a slated roof in place of thatch and provided with an upper storey where the Master and his family were to reside.
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 community was much involved in curling during the winter months on an outdoor rink at Crosshill Farm.
AULDHOUSE was well covered from a Church of Scotland viewpoint over the centuries.