Subjects that may surface ................
The landowners, the big houses, who they were, including the knights of the Realm of Scotland.
Agriculture, methods, the tenant farmers and their cottars.
The coalfield from the earliest days, the investors, the history of the local colliers, their struggles and the pits they worked in.
The canal, James Watt, his contract men who built it and the boatmen who sailed it.
The early days of Baillieston Toll.
The story of the railways, who built them and how they did it.
Social conditions: The folk who literally got their water supply from puddles and other deplorable conditions and tragedies like the cholera.
Place names, including lost names - meanings and origins.
Street names - meanings and or origins.
The palm trees - which somehow flourished in the non tropical climate of the 18th.century.
and much, much more.