David Willox was born in the village of Parkhead on the 3rd of June 1845. Born into a weaving family in 'Nae Place' which was a row of weaver's cottages between Burgher Street and the then Dalmarnock Street (Springfield Row). He was to spend the vast majority of his life in Parkhead and was to represent Parkhead on the Glasgow Town Council in 1896 when he was elected as the representative for Whitevale , or the 4th Ward which included his native Parkhead.
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They, looking back , all th' Eastern side beheld.Of Paradise, so late their happy seat.
'There's a good time coming, though we may never live to see it'.
Widnae mind sitting doon wae him the noo, hes wan guy that knew Parkheid and nae doubt he could tell me where the 1st CP sat, wis he no the wan that said about the Celtic brake clubs that wir parked ootside CP, "Two pubs both doing well Thank You"
As i said in a thread earlier he wis the Victorian Charlie MacDonald