Coyles Of Kilsyth

Unlike my Father and his family, my Mother and her sisters often discussed family history.   As a young boy I listened their stories about my Grandfather Patrick Coyle’s relatives : The Coyles of Kilsyth. I remember visiting people in Kilsyth in the late 1980s and early 1990s.  At the time it never registered those people…Continue Reading “The Coyles Of Kilsyth – Part One”

Patrick Coyle 1905-1985

During early to mid 1980s, Mum and I always visited 14 Strathord Street, Sandyhills, Glasgow. The home of my Grandparents Patrick Coyle and Christina Toll. My Grandmother Christina Toll/Toal (1910-1991) sat at one end of the living room. Frail but sound in mind with a typical Glaswegian sense of humour. At the other end of…Continue Reading “Patrick Coyle 1905-1985: The Hard Man From Kilsyth”