1911 Factory Street, Pollokshaws.
1913? Nitshill Road, Darnley.
1911 to ? Firemaster Charles Angus
|1911||HS399||Panhard/Merryweather 450 gpm||P|
|1926||HS1874||Ford T type||M/Tdr|
|1938||AHS461||Ford A type||M/Tdr|
20/12/1910 Applications were submitted and disposed off as follows :-
By the First or Upper District Committee, for the Council to borrow the sum of £3,000 to meet the cost of a Motor Fire Engine and other fire extinguishing appliances for the First or Upper District
18/12/1911 Account from Mr. Arthur Pordage, Firemaster, Edinburgh. Provision of Appliances for First District. Report on a scheme for establishing a Fire Brigade for the County
1912 Fire Brigade Station/Court House/Police Station to be built at Speirsbridge. (east part of First District)
Housed in the Burgh of Pollokshaws.
1911 Station Factory Street Photo?
Firemaster Charles Angus
1911 Merryweather Motor Pump
1913 New station at Darnley (2 bay)
(Jimmy Slater's notes)
Pollokshaws Burgh Fire Brigade members informed that their services no longer required from the 15th ult. Renfrewshire Fire Brigade will now provide cover.
Inauguration of Fire Brigade and Fire Engine took place on 28th ult. when a demonstration was given at Spiers Bridge. The Fire Engine was delivered on 13th September and tested on the 15th September 1911.
Engine 1 Firemaster
1 Hand Hose Cart 1 Deputy Firemaster
3 Hand Pumps 1 Motor Driver
2 Permanent Firemen
10 Auxiliary Firemen
Claxton Horn to be removed from the Fire Engine and sold as it drains the accumulator. The Bulb horn and whistles are adequate.
Barrhead are suggesting Barrhead as a suitable centre for the new Fire Station.
Old Manual Engine to be disposed of. (Kept in Pollokshaws Cleansing Stables and to be removed)
Station Master at Nitshill George Blair. Firemaster Charles Angus.
Permanent staff increased to six and the Auxiliary Firemen dispensed with on occupation of the new Fire Station.
Staff moved from Pollokshaws to Darnley.
Inspection of Fire Station
Engine 1 Firemaster
3 Hand Pumps 1 Deputy Firemaster
1 Engineer Driver
Station in Pollokshaws was replaced with Darnley then Glasgow shut Pollokshaws as too near Queens Park.
? Renfrewshire Fire Brigade
? to 1941 East Renfrewshire Fire Brigade
Started as Renfrewshire Fire Brigade and I think when the West Renfrewshire Fire Brigade was started the name was changed to East Renfrewshire Fire Brigade.
If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.
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