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Kilbarchan Kilbarchan was the birthplace of Mary Barbour, the Scottish political activist who led the Glasgow rent strike of 1915 and later became Glasgow's first woman councillor.
Kilbarchan Habbie Simpson is one of the main focuses of the celebration of Lilias day, during which he "comes to life" from his statue on the steeple, the statue being covered by a flag for the day.
Kilbarchan Kilbarchan railway station opened on 1 June 1905, and closed to passengers on 27 June 1966. It now serves as the entrance to cycle track number seven, although there are currently motions in the local transport authority to reopen the line. However, since closure of the line developments on the trackbed have included the construction of the A737 (Johnstone bypass); a Morrisons superstore on the site of and housing on the site of Lochwinnoch station.
Kilbarchan The village was once one of many weaving villages, and at one time there were 800 handlooms in the village. The weavers were active in the Radical movement which sought parliamentary reform, and Kilbarchan played a part in the agitation of the so-called Radical War of 1820. One cottage named the "Weavers Cottage" built in 1723 has been conserved by the National Trust for Scotland with weaving still in operation, and guides demonstrate handloom weaving to visitors.
Kilbarchan The main annual event in the village calendar is the celebration of Lilias Day, on the first Saturday of June, during which hundreds of visitors come to Kilbarchan to watch the parade and join in the festivities. The origins are unknown however the current run of annual celebrations started in 1968 by the Kilbarchan Primary School Parents Association. Lilias day had been previously celebrated in 1931, 1933 and 1934. There are no other records of other Lilias Days prior to that in the twentieth century.
Kilbarchan Inhabitants of Kilbarchan are informally known as "Habbies" after the famous village piper Habbie Simpson.
Kilbarchan Kilbarchan is a village and civil parish in central Renfrewshire, in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. The village's name means "cell (chapel) of St. Barchan". It is known for its former weaving industry.
Kilbarchan Kilbarchan is the home of Kilbarchan Amateur Athletics Club, and contains a Primary school, a Girl Guiding Centre, separate Scout Halls, a pipe band and two churches, Kilbarchan West and Kilbarchan East which are now a united church in the former East church campus. There are two village pubs, the Trust and the Glenleven. The Trust has been in establishment since 1904 and, on occasion, serves the Wednesday Night club. It is also the village's source of live music on a Friday night.
Kilbarchan railway station Kilbarchan railway station was a railway station serving the village of Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland. The station was part of the Dalry and North Johnstone Line on the Glasgow and South Western Railway.
Kilbarchan railway station The station opened on 1 June 1905, and closed to passengers on 27 June 1966. The station was originally an island platform covered by an overhanging glass canopy. Access to the station, was via two glazed brick lined entrance ramps at either end of the platform; one leading to the archway under the green bridges in the village's main thoroughfare High Barholm, and the other leading down to a minor road near the Tandlehill estate. When the station was built, several of the cottages in the street had to be cleared to make way for the station entrance, and the bridges over the street. The station's platform remains partially intact. However, the trackbed is now part of National Cycle Route 7. Both station passenger entrance ramps were re-opened for access to the cycle route.