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  William Wallace of Elderslie
The case for Elderslie as the birthplace of Sir William Wallace...
In fact, William Wallace is known in history as the Knight of Ellerslie or Elderslie.
Elderslie has always been the "traditional" site, so it is strange for some writers to say they suddenly have the truth, and that for several hundred years everyone else has got it wrong.
www.braveheart.co.uk /macbrave/history/wallace/elder01.htm   (1307 words)

  Elderslie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elderslie (Ach-na-Feàrna in Scottish Gaelic) is a village in Renfrewshire, Scotland.
The most famous thing about Elderslie is that it is possibly the birth place of Scottish freedom fighter, Sir William Wallace.
Elderslie, until recently was home to the world famous Stoddards Carpets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elderslie   (511 words)

 Elderslie (Renfrewshire) 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Elderslie is in the Paisley and Renfrewshire South Westminster parliamentary seat (held by Labour's Douglas Alexander MP) and in the Paisley South Scottish parliamentary seat (held by Labour's Hugh Henry MSP).
In 1995 she was elected as councillor for Elderslie in Renfrewshire Council and in 1999 and 2003 was re-elected and appointed depute provost.
She was elected as a Labour member on Renfrewshire Council in 1995 and served as deputy convener of roads and deputy convenor of education.
www.alba.org.uk /localby/elderslie.html   (4570 words)

 Elderslie Golf Club
Elderslie Golf Club was constructed in 1909 on land owned by Elderslie Estates, who permitted various golf courses to be built on their extensive lands.
Elderslie, the birthplace of William Wallace in 1270, and the course itself, encompasses the Newton Woods with all its Wallace connections.
The course is set in lush parkland with a large variety of trees, and follows a route from the 3rd tee to the 13th green round the woods, with ever changing views, and at the 9th green a magnificent outlook over the Clyde valley to Ben Lomond.
www.greenfeesavers.co.uk /central/elderslie.html   (297 words)

 Old country houses of old Glasgow gentry: XL. Elderslie House [ebook chapter] / John Guthrie Smith and John Oswald ...
Elderslie House is on the left bank of the Clyde, and is a conspicuous object in sailing down the river near Renfrew.
Among these were the estates of "The Inch," and of "Elderslie," which last, from immemorial time, had been the property of the ancient family of Wallace, from which the great Scottish patriot sprung.
The eldest son was Alexander Speirs, third of Elderslie, Lord-Lieutenant of the county and M.P. for Richmond.
gdl.cdlr.strath.ac.uk /smihou/smihou040.htm   (533 words)

 Bruce County Genealogical Society - Elderslie Township
A map of Elderslie Township can be found on the Bruce County GenWeb website.
Elderslie Township was named after the Scottish patriot Sir William Wallace, Knight of Elderslie.
Duncan McLean Marshall was born on concession 12, Elderslie Township on September 24, 1872.
www.rootsweb.com /~onbcgs/bcgstwpelderslie.htm   (903 words)

 Rambles Round Glasgow - Gleniffer and Elderslie
At our feet is the old Castle of Stanley, with its sheet of water glittering in the sun; beyond is the magnificent basin of the Clyde, stretching away to the Campsie and Kilpatrick Hills, with all its garniture of woods and fields, mansions and farms, villages and towns, set down as in a map.
Elderslie, or "Ellerslie," as it is occasionally spelled, is a small straggling village, principally consisting of two ranges of commonplace-looking houses, erected on either side of the highway leading westward from Paisley, and at a distance of fully two miles from that town.
The spot on which he was born, the scenes of his numerous battles with the enemies of his country’s independence, his various hiding-places in seasons of adversity—indeed, every place and object associated with the name of Wallace, is hallowed in the memory of every true-hearted Scotsman.
www.electricscotland.com /history/glasgow/gleniffer.htm   (5687 words)

 Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archive - GGNHSBA Collections - Records of Elderslie Hospital, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ...
Elderslie Hospital (hospital: 1893- : Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland).
Elderslie Hospital opened in 1893 as the Johnstone Cottage Hospital.
From 1958-1970 Elderslie Hospital functioned as a gynaecology unit and after 1970 it became a unit for children with severe learning difficulties.
www.archives.gla.ac.uk /gghb/collects/ac47.html   (229 words)

 "Elderslie Station" WW1 Soldier Settlers' Commemorative Stone, Langkoop (near Casterton), Victoria, Australia
On the stone are the names of all the original returned servicemen on the 35 Elderslie Soldier Settlement blocks in 1920.
A grant was made available from the Department of Veterans Affairs Saluting their Service scheme, as an appropriate way to remember and honour the contribution of the ex-WW1 soldiers who obtained blocks on Elderslie Station, in the area south of Apsley now named Langkoop.
He was repatriated to Australia in 1917, gained a block at "Elderslie" but died in 1922 and is buried in the Edenhope Cemetery.
www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au /casterton/langkoop_memorial.htm   (2511 words)

 Elderslie No1 signal box
Elderslie is a key junction to the west of Glasgow.
Between the two junctions was Elderslie station, and the layout was controlled by two signalboxes.
The main and loop lines to Elderslie No.2 were signalled by antique GSW block instruments, manufactured by Tyer and Co. These were essentially two position block instruments, similar to those illustrated at Reedham Junction and Dorking, but had enhancements to enable them to show three indications equivalent to the more modern instruments.
www.signalbox.org /gallery/sc/elderslie1.htm   (471 words)

 Elderslie Finance :: Investment Management
Elderslie takes pride in understanding investor requirements and has produced a range of investment products that deliver high yields, regular income and security.
Elderslie property syndicates allow individuals to participate in the ownership benefits of substantial investment grade commercial property that would otherwise be out of reach for retail investors.
Elderslie`s advisory staff have broad practical experience in advising corporations and governments on a range of matters including privatisation, industry policy development, assisting enterprises through insolvency, turnarounds, strategic planning, mergers, acquisitions and capital raisings.
www.elderslieproperty.com.au /investment_management.php?pg=1   (415 words)

 Paisley Canal Line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After Elderslie the line terminated at North Johnstone; however another junction allowed services from the Paisley Canal line (also part of the Glasgow and South Western Railway Company) to continue onto the Bridge of Weir Railway and Greenock and Ayrshire Railway to the latter's terminus at Greenock Princes Pier.
Between Paisley West and Elderslie, the line of the railway deviated slightly from the original line of the Glasgow, Paisley and Johnstone canal; a former loop in the canal was used to hold cooling water for the cotton thread mills at Ferguslie.
The tracks between Glasgow Shields junction and Elderslie Junction were used for another two or three years to enable heavy coal and iron ore traffic from Hunterston Ore terminal, on the Ayrshire Coast Line, to bypass the main electrified line between Elderslie Junction, Paisley Gilmour Street Station and Glasgow Shields Junction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paisley_Canal_Line   (1089 words)

 Elderslie Finance
Elderslie Finance Corporation is a leading, independent, Australian owned structured finance and investment management group.
Operating throughout Australia, in two customer-focussed business areas, Elderslie works with its customers to understand their needs and deliver results.
Innovation and flexibility are keystones of the Elderslie approach.
www.efc.com.au   (73 words)

 Elderslie Golf Club, Course Elderslie Renfrewshire in Scotland. Scottish Resources
Elderslie was constructed in 1909 on land owned by Elderslie Estates, who permitted various golf courses to be built on their extensive lands.
Elderslie, the birthplace of William Wallace in 1270, encompasses the Newton Woods, with all its Wallace connections.
The course is set in lush parkland with a large variety of trees and follows a route from the third tee to the 13th green round the woods, with ever changing views.
scotlandgolftouring.com /db_clients/325.php   (333 words)

 Elderslie Leisure Centre - Renfrewshire Leisure Limited
Elderslie Leisure Centre has ample parking and is situated within the small shopping complex at Elderslie, birthplace of William Wallace.
Elderslie Leisure Centre currently runs 22 different activities.
Bus numbers 20 and 20A depart from paisley town centre to Elderslie.
www.renfrewshireleisure.com /centre/elderslie.asp   (154 words)

 Elderslie Jamaica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Elderslie is in St James, Jamaica and the name derives from a Scottish placename.
According to ex-Colonel Rowe of the Maroons, Elderslie is the site of one of the two Great Houses for the two white men who "had to constantly live with Captain Cudjoe" as per the
As I remember it, he stated that the other is Aberdeen.
www.cockpitcountry.com /old/Elderslie.html   (94 words)

 Elderslie Newsletter - Your Interest
The Elderslie Group has generated a $3 million profit for investors following the sale of a fully leased commercial property at Bundall on Queensland’s Gold Coast for $8.85 million to a private investor.
The projected annual return for Elderslie Property Syndicate No 3 has increased from 9.5 per cent to an anticipated 12.6 per cent distribution for 2005 based on rental income from the syndicate’s remaining Camberwell asset.
The bottom line with residential investment in the current economic climate is that there are still great opportunities to be found, it is a case of locating residential opportunities with a medium to long-term future rather than look at spectacular immediate returns experienced nationally over the past 3 to 5 years.
www.efc.com.au /newsletters/Elderslie_retail/retail_link1.html   (959 words)

 Elderslie railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elderslie railway station was a railway station serving the west of Elderslie, Scotland originally as part of the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway (now the Ayrshire Coast Line).
To the east of the station was Canal Junction, with the line dividing between the line to Paisley Gilmour Street and to the Paisley Canal Line; whilst to the west a dive-under junction provided connections to the Kilbarchan Loop Line and the Bridge of Weir Railway, via Kilmacolm, and the rest of the former GPKandAR.
Elderslie station closed on 14 February 1966, however it remained a junction until the closure of the Paisley Canal Line through to Kilmacolm in 1983.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elderslie_railway_station   (218 words)

 Elderslie Information Online - Local and national news for Elderslie, UK
If you have any news or information related to Elderslie or would like an article to be published in Elderslie Information Online, fill in a simple form or send it to us and we will do the rest.
Elderslie Information Online is part of the UK information network.
Elderslie Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Elderslie.
www.britinfo.net /fp-J-BEU.htm   (118 words)

 Elderslie Tenants and Residents Association - Home
Elderslie went on the attack but could not find a way past the Beith keeper.
Elderslie now play the 5th Round West of Scotland Cup tie next Saturday against Local rivals Thorn Athletic.
Elderslie were now cranking up the heat with Carroll, Quinn and Murray producing the Thorn keeper into making some stunning saves to keep Thorn in this tie.
www.elderslievillage.co.uk   (691 words)

 School Locator
Elderslie High School is a large comprehensive high school in south western Sydney.
The school has a tradition of excellent academic, sporting and cultural successes which have been maintained in the year 2000.
The school has many links with the community particularly through the participation of the Elderslie High School bands and ensemble groups in a range of community functions.
www.schools.nsw.edu.au /schoolfind/locator/summaryschool.php?selectOption=8521   (200 words)

Richard's lands in Ayrshire were named after him and the name survived as the town and parish of Riccarton (Richard's town).
His grandson, Adam had two sons, Adam, 4th Laird of Riccarton and Malcolm who received the lands of Eldershire and Auchinbothie in Elderslie, Renfrewshire.
Malcolm was the father of Scotland's greatest patriot and hero, Sir William Wallace who led the revolt against English rule before his demise and the advent of the victory achieved at Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce in 1314.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/stoz/wallace2.html   (350 words)

 Elderslie Bed and Breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
If you are looking for a unique escape from the city in divine country homestay accommodation, Elderslie House is the perfect place for you to unwind.
For those of you who simply want to get away from it all, enjoy a dip in our saltwater swimming pool, cook your dinner on the gas bbq or relax with the most magical sunset views over the beautiful Brokenback Range.
Ph: 0249383735 Address: 756 Elderslie Road, Elderslie NSW 2335
www.eldersliehouse.com   (89 words)

 Elderslie Information Online - Visitors & Tourist information for Elderslie, UK
Elderslie, Renfrewshire, UK This section of Elderslie Information Online will help visitors find tourist information for Elderslie.
Please note we are not financially supported by any tourist information office or local authority in Elderslie and will not send information by post.
If you are based in Elderslie you can advertise your business in our directory (Free if you already have a web site).
www.britinfo.net /fp-S-BEU.htm   (243 words)

 LondonTown.com | Elderslie Road Guide | Elderslie Road London, SE9, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Elderslie Road is located in the borough of Greenwich
Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.
The nearest underground station to Elderslie Road is 'North Greenwich ' which is about 127 minutes to the North West.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/elderslie_road_68e.html   (96 words)

 Glasgow University Archive Services - Collections - Summary Catalogue - Records of William Lind & Co Ltd, ...
Records of William Lind and Co Ltd, contractors and quarry masters, Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
The business was based at Elderslie and was known as Cavin and Lind.
In 1929, Frank Cavin died, and the partnership was dissolved and a new company, William Lind and Co Ltd, was formed.
www.archives.gla.ac.uk /collects/catalog/ugd/101-150/ugd105-1.html   (623 words)

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The price, availability and star rating information for the hotels is clearly listed so you can find the Elderslie hotels with available rooms and compare hotel rates quickly and easily.
You can also see the precise location of the accommodation using the Elderslie map.
Creating your own shortlist of hotels (using the shortlist icon at the left of the hotel name) helps you keep track of any hotels you may wish to view later.
www.laterooms.com /en/k16287395_elderslie-hotels.aspx   (313 words)

 LondonTown.com | Elderslie Close Guide | Elderslie Close London, BR3, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Elderslie Close is located in the borough of Bromley
Welcome to our guide for the area around Elderslie Close in Bromley.
The nearest underground station to Elderslie Close is 'New Cross Gate ' which is about 180 minutes to the North West.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/elderslie_close_066.html   (88 words)

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