Bo’ness Foreshore memories

Below are edited versions of interviews with local people about their memories of the Bo’ness Foreshore area. Produced for Sustrans / Great Place Falkirk.

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Walter Stanners – life of a miner

Sam Lyons – working in the pit

Karene Grant – the end of an era (the closure of Kinneil Colliery)

Karene Grant – being a Bo’ness Bairn

Bertha Stanners – life as a miner’s wife

Alistair Moore – tunneling under the Forth (courtesy of the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative)

Nancy Findlay – Bo’ness Station – memories of the foreshore

Robert Jardine – memories of the foreshore (intro)

Robert Jardine – memories of the foreshore (coal and the distillery)

Robert Jardine – memories of the foreshore (the original railway station)

Robert Jardine – memories of the foreshore (Bo’ness Habour)

Robert Jardine – memories of the foreshore (shipbreaking)

  • Please note that in the last clip Robert is referring to Bridgeness Harbour (not Bo’ness Harbour)
Postcard image of Bo'ness docks