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Hadley Simpkin & Lott Manual Fire Pump

Rossie In January 2013 members of The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust were present at Rossie Priory for the official hand over, from the Hon. Mrs. Caroline Best, daughter of the late Lord Kinnaird, of a 6-Man Manual Horse Drawn Pump. This appliance was manufactured and supplied by Hadley, Simpkin & Lott, of Long Acre, London… Continue Reading

Shand Mason Manual Fire Pump

This appliance was kept by Fife Fire Brigade in their garages at the rear of Kirkcaldy Fire Station until given to The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust on long term loan.   Continue Reading

8 Man Manual Fire Pump

In 1720, a London pearl button maker named Richard Newsham invented what was then the first manually operated fire engine. The following year he was granted a patent for his ‘new water engine for the quenching and extinguishing of fires which was capable of pumping 110 gallons (500 litres) per minute in a continuous stream… Continue Reading

Paisley Hand Cart

This Wheelbarrow circa 1900 was displayed in the foyer at Renfrew Fire Station until given to Strathclyde Fire Brigade Preservation Group Continue Reading

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Scottish Fire & Rescue History

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James Mair Memorial Service
James Mair Memorial Service 26th May 2019 Dear John, Graeme, and Museum Volunteers, Thank you for our incredible tour of the Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Preservation Museum. Your special efforts have not only honored my Great Grandfather's sacrifice but have memorialized his legacy. The attention to detail and your remarkable [more]
Firemaster Alexander Nisbet
Scottish Firemaster Alexander Nisbet Wins George Medal April 1941   Click on the image to read the newspaper archive story on how Firemaster Alexander Nisbet from the Coatbridge Fire Brigade earned The George Medal while he was temporarily attached to the London Fire Brigade in 1941. He was posted down to London [more]
Old Glory Steam and Vintage Preservation Magazine
Article Author Hugh Dougherty The Trust Thanks Hugh Dougherty and "Old Glory" For Allowing Us To Display This Ariticle On Our Site   [more]


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