1967 Weddings of Blantyre Folk

Next, we have a few weddings from 1967.

First up is Miss Ann Wallace of Glasgow Road, Blantyre who married Mr Alistair Walker of Home Farm, Douglas. The couple were married at Anderson Church on Stonefield Road. Alistair was a constable with Lanarkshire County Police stationed at Cambuslang but was in the process of moving to Uddingston. Ann worked at the criminal records department.

1967 Ann Wallace & Alistair Walker

Next is Blantyre couple Evelyn Kidd of Clyde Crescent who married sweetheart William ‘Billy’ Gallacher, of Auchinraith Road. Billy was a former Motherwell footballer. At the time of their marriage Billy played with Shotts Bon Accord. The couple now live in High Blantyre.

1967 Evelyn Kidd & William Gallacher

and finally, Miss Jean Muir of Farm Road, Blantyre married James Robertson of “Greencroft” on Bardykes Road. The couple married in Stonefield Parish Church on Glasgow Road.

1967 James Robertson & Jean Muir

As always, if anybody featured here does not wish their photo to be added to the archives, please just let me know and it’ll be removed at once.

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

Moyra Lindsay This is strange, Paul, I knew all off these people.
Elsie Chalmers The groom James Robertson resided at the family home Greencroft of my late husband. We were married in March 1959.
Lee Budinauckas Stewart Gardiner
Billy and Evelyn x

Tom McGuigan Did Billy play for the Vics?
Mary Wishart Tom McGuigan I thought he did
Jim Pringle Tom McGuigan yes he did play for the Vics. He was in the team that won the Scottish Junior Cup in 1970
Frances Reid know Billy and Evelyn Jean Muir was in my class at Calder Street her father married my mother xx

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