Watsons Leave for Canada

Joy McLennan sent this interesting message, “Thomas Watson (Tam) and Agnes Thompson (her ma was Isabella MacLean) along with sons Robert, Jock, Tom, Bill, Alexander and daughters Agnes, Jean, Ann and Mary left for Canada around 1914. They were bound for Nanaimo, Vancouver Island. I’m Curious to know where they lived in Blantyre? (A Farm?) […]

MacCabes of Auchinraith Road

Mary Kane writes, “My mother Barbara McCabe was born in Bellshill Hospital on 9/2/1926 and her father’s address is given as 53 Auchinraith Road. Her mother’s death certificate shows they were still living at this address when she died on 20 November 1947. Interestingly my mother’s elder sister Bridget McCabe was born at 39 Auchinraith […]

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