The Killearn Trust


The first Killearn Trust was set up on 1st July 1932 primarily to take over a vacant feu next to the land then known as "Well Park" in Main Street, Killearn. For taxation purposes The Second Killearn Trust was established by a charitable trust deed on 27 March 1935.

On 1 April 2014, the activities and assets of The Second Killearn Trust were transferred to a new Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation called The Killearn Trust.

The Killearn Trust is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered in Scotland, No : SC003347.

The main objective of the Trust is to inaugurate and/or assist either financially or in any other way any scheme, purpose, society or object which in any way promote the moral, social and intellectual welfare of the inhabitants of the Parish of Killearn. This is largely achieved through the provision of affordable housing to deserving individuals from the Killearn area and donations to worthwhile causes within the community.

The Trust owns nine residential properties and four open spaces as follows:

In addition, the Trust is responsible for the maintenance of the ground surrounding the Buchanan Monument.

The current Trustees are as follows :-

The contact address for the Trust is: 7 Napier Road, Killearn, Glasgow, G63 9PB.

The Killearn Trust constitution, the original Second Killearn Trust Deed and the following sets of accounts can be found as PDF files by following the links.

To view these files it is necessary to have Adobe® Acrobat® Reader installed on your computer. You can obtain Adobe® Acrobat® Reader free by visiting the Adobe website at and following the download instruction.

Parish Book

In 2009, the trust published the Third Edition of The Parish of Killearn. This book tells the story of Killearn as it developed from a small isolated settlement into a commuting village for Glasgow. Within the book you will find:

The text is illustrated with over 150 illustrations (including eight pages of colour photographs). Many old photographs and postcards are reproduced to give a period feeling. Some of the views seem almost unchanged while others look quite different.

The book can be obtained from local shops or by application to The Killearn Trust at 7 Napier Road, Killearn, Glasgow G63 9PB or e-mail to

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