All Our Yester Years

All Our Yester Years was published by the Govan Reminiscence Group in 1991, the booklet contains edited transcripts of some of the oral histories made by the group, the booklet has been digitised and most parts are now available here.

Digital Stories

A collection of short digital stories made by members of Govan Reminiscence Group for the Heritage Lottery funded Britain From Above Community Project in Govan, Glasgow, during Spring 2014. View Digital Stories.

Govan Memories

Read memories and stories about Govan posted by visitors at Govan Memories

Posted by Mary Morton on 04 May 2022

Seven generations of our family have been born in Govan. My Granny lived at 60 Greenfield Street next to Mrs Knox's wee shop...  Read More...

Add Your Own

You can submit your own memories or stories of Govan here and they will be added to the Govan Memories page after approval by one of our members.

Add Your Own Memory or Story Here.

Wee Society Man

Charlie K posted some great memories of his time in and around Govan as a collector for United Friendly Insurance as the “Wee Society Man”. The group found Charlie's memories so entertaining that we thought they deserved their very own section on the website.

You can read Part One and Part Two of Charlie's memories Here.