Cathy MacDonald Scott shared this photo saying, “A friend sent me this photo taken in Blantyre in 1970/71? She cannot remember the name of the establishment. The quality of the photo makes it difficult to read the sign by the door. Anyone recognize it?”
It is of course the Parkville on Glasgow Road! What’s YOUR memories of the Parkville in this era?
Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,:
Carole Mackie Rickard My Dad and his family lived in the house next door in the early 60s, but I think it was still a Doctors house then
John Krawczyk Hole in the fence in the back corner which was handy to cut through after coming off the bus from Ogilvie
Elizabeth Coogans Was this house the Blantyre doctors house? My sister is a carer I am sure one of her old folk told her.
Carol Keatt Wee room on the right with the Bay window . A small dining room I had my wedding dinner in there 32 years ago yesterday . Then up to Manhattan’s in the lounge. Great day x
Margaret Stewart My mum worked there when the Donnelly’s lived there and managed it, round about 1968
Robert McLeod-Wolohan ive been in there a few times playing darts and dominoes, and also for meals and weddings.
Valerie Krawczyk I went to school with Trevor Paterson in the 60s and his dad was the manager at the Parkville then.