Inverclyde Expats

Charles William Miller 1874 – 1953

Who took football to Brazil?  There are 2 contenders, both Scottish, Charles William Miller and Thomas Donohue.  The one with a Greenock connection is probably the best know one.  He was the son of a Scottish man John Miller who worked in Brazil. John Miller was born in Fairlie, Ayrshire in 1844 to Andrew and […]

The Russian Connection

Greenock people have long traveled widely, the connections with ships and shipbuilding, trade and commerce – imports and exports and the manufacturing industries.  There have also been businesses that have developed overseas branches and others who have sent personnel abroad to help local people develop their own manufacturing bases.  Perhaps the Greenock Russia connection is less […]