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Russell's Farm Plough Horses with David livingstone Church in background.Russell’s Farm Plough Horses with David Livingstone’s Memorial Church in background.

Glasgow Road to Barnhill was still farmland until the 1960’s. This is part of Wheatlandhead Farm, a.k.a. Russell’s Farm, across from David Livingstone Memorial Church, St. Joseph’s R.C. Church and St. Joseph’s School on Glasgow Road.

Another view of Russell’s Farm looking towards Glasgow Road with David Livingstone Memorial Church, entrance to the Dandy, Aggie Baine’s two houses and Dr. Cowan Wilson’s House, later to become the Parkville. Russell's Farm with David livingstone Church in background.

 

Russell's Farm looking towards Stonefield Road, later to become the Orlets Housing Scheme. Russell’s Farm looking towards Stonefield Road, the field later to become the Orlets Housing Scheme. On the left you can see the original houses at the beginning of Fernslea Avenue.
Your Comments:
Ann Crossar: That’s an amazing photo and where I live now but also played in Russell’s farm when I was wee.
Stuart Oneil: Cracker Bill. You should watermark it, so nobody else uses it!

Paul McGivern: Is that the same Russells farm where the McLean homes are built next to he sha??

John Ryan-Park: Wow this photo of Wheatland’s field is really something precious?

Alan Baird: Beautiful photo, I’ve definitely never seen this one before, its fantastic.

Marian Maguire: That’s where we live now, where the greenhouses were.

Laurie Allan Crothers: I live in the McLean Homes estate where Russell’s Farm used to be. That’s a great photo.

Marian Maguire: Yes McLean houses there for the last 30 years almost.

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