Acknowledgements and Thanks

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Mearns History Group acknowledges the many contributions made to this website by members and friends through shared memories and carefully prepared research.


Special thanks to:

  • Bill Spalding for designing the original website and contributing many photographs.
  • Eleanor Spalding for creating the text for the website.


We are grateful to the following people and organisations for assistance in researching the background of Mearns men killed in World War One:


Acknowledgement for use of pictorial material is due to:

  • East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure Trust
  • Glasgow University Library Special Collections Department
  • Stenlake Publications
  • Dr Graham R Bell
  • The Ken Melvin Collection
  • The John W Crawford Collection
  • The Family of the late Andrew Russell
  • The Anderson Family
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons - The Doctor Dale Archive
  • Glasgow Museums Service
  • National Library of Scotland -


We are grateful for permission to include music from "Saft-Tongu'd Melody" Volume 2, recorded by the Scottish Traditional Fiddler, Hugh MacGilp, a kenspeckleMearns man, accompanied by Morag Macaskill and Fiona Rutherford. © Juniper Productions 2006. Cat. No. JPCD002


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