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Archives, Local History and Heritage

Archives, Local History and Heritage

Last tram in Greenock departing from Cathcart Square, 1929

Last tram in Greenock departing from Cathcart Square, 1929

Inverclyde has a particularly rich and varied history and has produced famous people in many fields such as business, science, entertainment, sport and the arts.

On this section of the website you can explore the exciting world of Inverclyde's past and find information on how to help trace your ancestors' part in Inverclyde's history and find out more about the places, events, industries and people that were part of their lives. Future pages will include information on Inverclyde's historic industries and biographies of famous Inverclyde people from the past.

The links below will allow you to view leaflets on various aspects of Inverclyde's local history.

Downloads:
File format File title File size
Adobe Acrobat Document

Tracing your Family Tree

642KB

Adobe Acrobat Document

Highland Mary

583KB

Adobe Acrobat Document

James Watt

1.4MB

JPG file

Greenock Cemetery Walks

1.7MB

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