The Communion Table

Oak Communion Table presented to Pollokshields Parish Church and dedicated 6/10/1912 “To the Glory of God and in memory of John Bulloch and his sister Mary, erected by their niece Jean, September, 1912. (The press report says it was gifted by Jean & her husband) – (Mr, & Mrs, William Thomson, Jnr., 54, Sherbrooke Ave.  Mr. Thomson was a stockbroker at 166, Buchanan St.  His wife Jean died 25/5/1934). The table was designed by W. G. Rowan, F.R.I.B.A; the cabinet-maker Angus McKay, the wood carver, John Crawford. The original church communion table and chairs were gifted to Giffnock Established Church on 8/2/1916.  The first Communion Table for the Chapel of Ease is still in use as a table on the platform in the Church Hall.

John Bulloch was a marine underwriter with Wm. Euing & Co., Insurance Brokers, Royal Exchange, Glasgow.  He lived with his sister Mary at “Jeanieville”, 23, Bruce Road. John died suddenly on 7/12/1901 and Mary about 10 years later.
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