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Modern architecture at Kidston Place, Gorbals

This morning I collected guest from central Glasgow and embarked on an ancestry themed tour of the Gorbals region with emphasis on Jewish ancestry in the early part of the 20th century in the Gorbals and Hutchesontown region.

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Stained glass at Giffnock Synagogue.

This morning, I collected a tour group of six persons from the M/S Caribbean Princess at Greenock, Scotland and embarked a day trip covering the following sites:

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View of Dumbarton from Dumbarton Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Balloch, Loch Lomond and drove south for about 15 minutes to Dumbarton where we visited the castle. Dumbarton Castle has a long history dating back to the first millennia when it was the power centre of the Kingdom of Strathclyde, subsequently a medieval fortification and then a gun battery in the early 19th century. Despite persistent rain we visited all aspects of the site which offered good views of the Firth of Clyde and Dumbarton. The castle site is home to a wide range of flora and bird life.

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