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       1st Boys' Brigade Rutherglen    c1920s
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Status :  disbanded
Church :  Rutherglen Evangelical Institute, Greenbank Street.

Company History : The 1st Rutherglen BB became the 187th Glasgow BB Company in the 1920s

* 22 Sept 1920 it was attached to the Evangelistic Temperance Gospel Institute, Rutherglen

* Session 1937-1938 it was attached to the D.L.Rodger Memorial Institute, Rutherglen

* Session 1951-1952 closed

* Session 1957-1958 Blairbeth Church

* Session 1975-1976 Rodger Memorial

* Session 1997-1998 closed


1st Rutherglen

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4. John Carr      
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Email June 2021, John Carr, Age 74yrs, Southend, Essex, England.
I have been looking through old photos of my family and have one of my dad, same name as me,  in the 1st. Rutherglen Boys Brigade in the 1920s, probably the late 20s. it is taken n front of the Evangelistic Insitute. I wonder if it would of interest to include on your boys Brigade webpages.

Webmaister: what a find a fantastic old photo of the 1st Rutherglen Boys Brigade.  Your Dad front row No.4


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1st Rutherglen BB
1st. Rutherglen BB boys, twins Alex & Andy Robertson in 1935, photo from Moira Scarborough

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The Boys Brigade company photo was taken outside the Evangelistic Institute.
The Rutherglen Evangelistic Institute, opened in January 1885, in Greenbank Street.

It was also known as "Rodger’s Institute".  Mr. Daniel Lusk Rodger was the founder of Rutherglen Evangelical Institute and was the brother of town provost Adam Keir Rodger.

c1914 map
evangelical institute map

Institute demolished and is now flats.


 




The 1st Rutherglen BB became the 187th Glasgow BB Company c1920
c1970
 Photos from Sandy Robertson, England.              187th BB company in Rutherglen c1970/71
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c1975
187th BB company in Rutherglen c1975


The 4th Rutherglen Boys Brigade Company became the 195th Glasgow Boys Brigade

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