Thankyou to Lynsay MacKay for doing the photography work for this website. Lynsay attends Coatdyke Congregational Church and her dad, Jimmy Shaw, is a deacon here. Her daughter attends the Girls Brigade.

Church History

Thankyou to Allan MacKenzie of Airdrie Library for his assistance in providing data and images for the history page of this website. Allan is employed by Culture NL and is based at the Local Studies Discovery Room, Airdrie Library.


Illustration of Iron Church

  • Resource Rights Holder: North Lanarkshire Council (now Culture NL)
  • Scran ID: 000-000-032-897-C
  • Description: Corrugated iron church made by William Bain and Co, Lochrin Ironworks, from the firm's catalogue, c. 1890.

Illustration of Coatdyke Congregational Church

Image is circa 1920 and is supplied by Culture NL: Local Studies Discovery Room, Airdrie Library.

Airdrie - A Historical Sketch

Pages 97-98 on the inception of Coatdyke Congregational Church, written by James Knox.

The Book of Airdrie

Page 234 on the Morisonian split in Airdrie, written by James K. Scobbie