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Press Clippings

Kibble 150 Anniversary

Here you will find various press clippings relating to staff, pupils, relations and events at Kibble. Click the links to view as a PDF document or download the files to your computer.

Scotsman 25 Dec 1871

Pilfering by Boys. On Saturday, at the Police Court, Bailie Lewis found Joseph Pringle, aged thirteen years, and James Pringle, aged ten...

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Scotsman 27 Sept 1872

The Late Escapade from the Reformatory - Four of the boys...

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Scotsman Sept 1885

Teacher wanted for 3 hours in the morning and 2.5 hours in the evening...

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Scotsman 17 Oct 1885

Yesterday, in honour of the visit of Lord Rosebery to Paisley, the County Buildings and Liberal Club...

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Scotsman 11 Nov 1885

Extensive Shop Thefts By A Boy - At yesterdays Police Court in Port Glasgow...

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Scotsman April 1886

A previously convicted thief, a lad of fifteen years, named Thomas Harris, was sentenced...

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Scotsman 10 Sept 1887

Murray presiding - Stewart Scott, 13 years of age, and Peter Clark, 10 years of age, pleaded guilty to having stolen from...

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Scotsman 8 Nov 1887

Setting Fire To A Hay Rick At Paisley - At a Sheriff and Jury Court at Paisley yesterday, a lad named Peter Scott...

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Scotsman 26 Nov 1888

Police Court of Glasgow, about three months' ago, Stipendiary Gemmel sentenced a boy named Thomas Irving...

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Scotsman 17 July 1890

I met with a notable instance of this kind at the Kibble Reformatory last year where I found ninety Glasgow boys...

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Scotsman 24 Aug 1892

Boy Shopbreakers At Paisley - In Paisley Sheriff Court yesterday, Thomas Welsh(15), 4 Barclay Street;...

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Scotsman 26 Sept 1896

It was reported yesterday that the Kibble Reformatory, Paisley, had been broken into...

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Scotsman 22 Oct 1898

A Boy Garotter, - A charge of an extraordinary character against Hugh Sloan, twelve years of age...

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350-Mile Trek to Freedom

After escaping from a prison camp in Italy and trekking a distance of 350 miles, Lieutenant Peter Boyd Gardner,...

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Paisley Officer Missing

Son of Kibble Superintendent. Mr and Mrs George Gardner, The Kibble House, Paisley, have received intimation that their elder son, Peter Boyd Gardner, 2nd Lietenant Royal Armoured Corps, is posted missing from operations...

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Peter Gardner Obituary

Peter Boyd Gardner, JP, headmaster; born December 9, 1920, died January 4, 1999...

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