Person

Name
Adam Baptie
Biography
Adam Baptie (c1905-1990) lived in Grangemouth and was an amateur photographer. He worked for Grangemouth Town Council in the Rent Office for many years and he was the Gardening and Nature Correspondent for the Grangemouth Advertiser for over 40 years. He built up an extensive collection of slide photographs of local buildings and towns and of plants, trees and local landscapes which were donated to Falkirk Museums in 1990.
Adam Baptie was a member of Kerse Church, the RSPB, the Youth Hostel Association and the Probus Club. He was married to Agnes and they had one son, Peter.
[Source : obituary in Grangemouth Advertiser]
Along with A G Fyfe, and other Grangemouth residents he had a strong interest in Grangemouth local history and was helpful to Falkirk Museums during the Grangemouth Heritage projects based at the Workshop and Store, Abbotsinch. He was active in the local photography club. [Source: J M Sanderson]

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