Stephen Mansfield was born in 1955 in Newport-on-Tay, Scotland and moved to Barrhead at an early age. After school and a short term in an architects office he became a freelance photographer with the local newspaper before obtaining a staff position with a Scottish daily broadsheet.
This page has shortcuts to sites with some of his images over the years, a detailed web page of his family history and some pictures from his school days.



A page devoted to images created by Stephen in his 40 years as a press photographer in the West of Scotland.
He has a huge library of mainly black and white negatives depicting events in Renfrewshire and the South of Glasgow from 1972.
The web site for photographs is .....................

family history

'The Mansfields' family history site includes church organists Purcell James Mansfield and his father Orlando Augustine Mansfield. Other interesting characters in the Mansfield family were the Rev. J. Pearce Mansfield, pastor of Horningsham Free Church, the first Free church in England, and Orlando's sister, Theodosia Olympia who was a governess to a Catholic family and later became a Carmelite nun. The Mansfield family history pages are now  at .............


school pics + other trivia

Born in Newport-on-Tay the family moved across the water to West Ferry near Dundee, where my first school was Grove Primary in Broughty Ferry. In 1960 we moved to Glasgow and the Barrhead Primary. Next school was Springhill and finally the Barrhead High. Click on the photograph to see more school pics and other trivia................

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