1968 Hugh Moran & Maureen Friery

21014762_10155801296088900_925808637_oWith thanks to Maureen Friery who shared her beautiful wedding photo here adding it to the growing archive.

Maureen messaged me this week saying, “I lived at 49 Morven Avenue, Blantyre at the time of marriage. My husband’s name is Hugh Moran and he lived at 3 Tynecastle Place, Glasgow. We were married in St. Joseph’s, Blantyre on October 26th, 1968. It was quite common in those days that you had to share the church with other couples, so as you can see in the church picture, there was a triple wedding on that day. I’m not sure if it’s clear enough that you can use it, but I thought I should send a copy anyway . (Thank you for all that you do, Paul. I love to read all of your historical postings of the town I grew up in. Although I haven’t lived there since 1974, it’s still very much in my heart.)”

Maureen also kindly shared an amazing photo of the stunning interior of the church in 1968. Would YOU like to add your wedding photo to the archive? Send me a message.


Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,

The Blantyre Project beautiful photos!
William Allan Thanks Maureen Friery Moran I have a copy of your photos in my wee maws box She keep photos of everyone’s wedding
Hannah Mcaleenan i lived at number 33 at that time
Mary McGaulley Gorgeous wedding photo Maureen. XXX
Jan McDonald We stayed at 45 Elspeth,Sheena,Margaret,Joan and carol,mum Mary dad John Gilmour X
Isabel Mcneily You were a beautiful bride Maureen. I lived at 35 coatshill , Isabel Clarkin
Jackie Meikle Lovely photo Maureen ure mum and my gran mrs mcgaulley were good friends I lived in number 6 morven x
Raye Kelly Robertson Beautiful Maureen.
Marie Thomson Beautiful xx
Ann Millar Lovely photo MAUREEN, memories are gr8! X💜

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