Caldergrove East Lodge, 1898

Showing previously unseen photos, from my own private collection, this is the Eastern Caldergrove Lodge House. Pictured around 1898, you can see Priory Bridge on the left hand side. Caldergrove Lodge House (East) – is a current sandstone house situated near Low Blantyre. Within the Parish of Cambuslang, it sits just over the boundary of […]

Mary Sneddon, 15

Low Blantyre Station certainly appears to have been a dangerous place at one time! I’ve recently posted stories about Elizabeth Hunter Wilson and William Smith falling between the platform and train and dying from injuries they received. On the morning of Tuesday 29th May 1917 (the actual day President John F Kennedy was born), 15 […]

Broompark Avenue, 1908

This lovely, previously unseen photo from my collection shows the brand new houses built on Broompark Avenue. Photographed here in 1908 or so, they were constructed around 2 years earlier by William Burnett. Obtaining the land from the Jacksons of Croftfoot on 1st November 1905, William Burnett planned on constructing an avenue with good quality […]