The Pettigrews of Malcolmwood Farm , Blantyre are photographed below. This family once owned not only Malcolmwood Farm farming the land around it, but also owned the former house/mill at Dyseholm and properties at Barnhill, including around 1875, the Barnhill Tavern.
There’s no date on his photo, but from fashions, perhaps this is the 1930s or 40s? I hope to unravel the detail about the Pettigrew family and how they fit into Barnhill in due course and with thanks to Alex Rochead, have amassed a lot of information on standby for that task.
Meantime, with thanks to the Rochead family at Malcolmwood for this excellent photo.
Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said:
Historic Hamilton I have Pettigrew’s in my family tree. There might be a family connection there.
Margaret Henry Jenni MacConnachie
Joanne Komar Pretty sure the man seated is John Pettigrew my Great grand father….I am pondering who the other man and boy are. I can help you with your Puzzle of how they fit into Barnhill. You already posted on of him much younger surrounded by his Wife and large family.
Babs Allison Three generations John pettigrew
Susan Downie Dot, Lorna, John, Kate, Robert – our great grandad seated.
Joanne Komar Looks like we are having a family gathering here.