High Blantyre

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The south end of Blantyre with ancient origins at it’s religious heart at Kirkton

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1542
Vellum Indenture – document x3
1619
Blantyr Kirk – Communion Cups x1
1773
No Main Street – missing x1
1846
Birdsfield Brick and Tile Works – a history x3
1855
Backloan Meadow – High Blantyre x1
1856
Beadle of Blantyre – town crier x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1859

Lint Butts – Main Street, High Blantyre x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Johnstone’s Laun – High Blantyre x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1860
Beggs Building – Main Street, High Blantyre x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Tragedy – at High Blantyre x1
1861
Triplets – joy for Mackie family x1
1862
Railway Opening – a trial trip x1
1863
Old Parish – Church lantern x1
1864
High Blantyre Railway Viaduct – Greenhall elevated piers x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1869
Oldest Blantyre Street photo – rare photo x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1874
Blantyre Miners Travel in Style – Your carriage awaits sirx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1875
High Blantyre Cemetery – common ground x1
Selling the right to burial – documentation x2
1879
Glebe Cottage – Craigmuir Road x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1880

High Blantyre Main Street – photo x1
Great Fire – High Blantyre x1
Todd’s Building – High Blantyre x2
1881
Springfield Place & Warnock’s Laun – Miners residence x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Hunthill Junction Permissions – from Caledonian Railway x9
Blantyre’s earliest traffic accident – John Sillar age 6 x1
1884

Lair 966: Mystery Interment solved  – Suspected child murderx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1886
The Barracks – High Blantyre x2
1890

Photos of Miners – at Dixon’s Pit 2 x9
1891
Christmas Eve – theft from Scotts x1
1892
High Blantyre Primary School  – oldest photo x1
200 Lantern Views – Blantyre  x1
1894
Blakely’s Bar, Causeystanes – Blakelys Pub at Broopark Rdx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Primary School – photos x5
1895
High Blantyre Primary School – photos x8
Kirklea Cottage and Kirklea Place – Main Street x3
High Blantyre Primary – 1895 photos x5
1896
High Blantyre Baptist Church – A brief history x4
1898
High Blantyre Bethany Hall – Main Street x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1899
Patrick Brothers – accident at railway line x1
1900
Insight into human heart – remembering sons x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Primary School – Photos x9
Mullen run over by train – High Blantyre x2
Burns Night – High Blantyre x1
Offers to build – new Parish Chamber x1
United Enginekeepers Association – gathering x1
School Board meetings – Record x1
McLean Aerated – Water bottles x2
Quoiting Meeting – at Causeystanes x1
School Board – Election results x1
School Board – Meeting part 1 of 2 x1
School Board – Meeting part 2 of 2 x1
Main Street – near Priestfield x1
Main Street – photos x2
1901
Blantyre Parish Council – High Blantyre x2
1902
Oldest Stationers in Blantyre Part 1 – Scott and McLeans shops x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1904
High Blantyre Cemetery – photo x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre – Main Street Cross x6
Obelisk and Signal Box – High Blantyre Cemetery x2
High Blantyre Cemetery – another photo x1
1905
Causeystanes – Origins of how are got its namex2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Overlay – Main Street merged photo x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Flute Band at Main Street – photograph by David Ritchie x1
High Blantyre Church halls – Photograph by David Ritchie x1
High Blantyre Polling Day – Hunthill Road x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Primary – Reconstruction x5
Sharpening Dixons picks – boy at Blakelys x1
Broompark Road – comparison to 2014 x2
Broompark Road scene – rural photo x1
Calderview Building – and Captain Barr x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1907

Tragedy in Self Defense – Street Boxing match fatality x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1908
Robert Ritchie at Broompark Avenue – photo by David Ritchie x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Robert Ritchie – Boompark Avenue x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Kate Ritchie at Broompark Avenue – photo by D Ritchie x1 
1910
Century Old School Photos – Family photosx2
The Stirling Story (Part 1 of 2) – shared by Linda Robertson x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Stirling Story (Part 2 of 2) – shared by Linda Robertson x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Main Street – Main street photos x1
Milk deliveries at Bellsfield Farm – photographed by David Ritchie x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Broompark Quoiting Green – Photograph by David Ritchie x1
High Blantyre Road – photos x2
High Blantyre – Bank and Post Office x1
High Blantyre – Post office  x1
Main Street – High Blantyre x1
1912
Rapid Firelighter – at Main Street x1
1913
Corner of Cemetery Road – High Blantyre scene x1
Main Street – High Blantyre scene x1
1915
Hunthill Road – Hunthill Road rememberedx1
More Hunthill Road – Further photo of Hunthill x2
Broompark Quoiting Green – David Ritchie’s Early photography x2
1917
Somewhere in High Blantyre – Mystery photos x7
1920

High Blantyre War Memorial – in High Blantyre Cemetery x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Haytime – in the 1920s at Udston x5
High Blantyre Station – High Blantyre x1
Auchrinraith – Pit Chimney x1
1922
Blantyre War Memorial – great photo x1
Parish Council – Tempers flare x1
1924
Neglect of Baby – High Blantyre x1
1927
Main Street – Photos x5
Main Street – Photos x2
High Blantyre – Main Street x1
Main Street – High Blantyre x1
Main Street – High Blantyre Co-op x1
Main Street – tenements x1
1928
Hunthill Road scene – rural photo x1
Candidates withdraw – from election x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Shielding his friend – stealing coal x1
1929
Stonefield Crescent  – Danskins history x1
What did the Romans do for us – Coins found at Westcraigs x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Primary School – Photo from Robert Stewart x2
More High Blantyre Primary – School photo by Robert Stewart x2
Motorcycle Tragedy – High Blantyre man x1
1930
Life at Broompark – Stonefield Crescent housesx1
Hunthill Railway Junction Bridge – Bridges crossing Hunthill Rdx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Staff at High Blantyre Primary – Shared by Robert Stewart x1
Warnocks Laun – at Broompark Road x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre mans Bigamy – High Blantyre x1
The Blantyre Stowaway – a great tale x3
Alex Craig’s Byre at Bellsfield – new byre x2
High Blantyre – station x1
High Blantyre Station – more photos x2
Blantyre War Memorial – 1930s x1
1931
The Duncan’s beach visit – John Duncan and family x1
Broompark Road – photos x2
Unsuccessful Nystagmus Claim – from miner x1
1932
Crawford Family – at the Dales x2
1934
How to annoy the Neighbours – a tale of harassing neighbours x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Danskins at Broompark Road – My family photos & history x1
Councillors imprisoned – after meeting rammy x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1935
Festive shopping a little early – theft from c0-op x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Masonic Hall Rammy – at Main Street x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Muir Street Miracle – Lourdes visit x1
1938
Three Men lay dead in River – 2 of whom High Blantyre men x1
1939
The Dales, Main Street – Tenements at Causeystanes x3
Steel Homes – Hunthill Road x1
Hunthill Road – High Blantyre x1
1940
Blantyre Old – Recreational Club x1
1941
James Millar – a stoker on HMS Cossack x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1942
WW2 ARP Warden enlightened – at Danskins  x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Sweet Shop – High Blantyre x1
1943
Blantyre Muir Airfield – Decoy site x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Muir Starfish – Decoy Battery x1
1944
Mrs Twaddle Cancels the tea – Jumble sale at Priestfield x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1945
Oldest Stationers in Blantyre Part 2 – McLean Newsagents x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Dunsmuirs of Stonefield Road – former Danskins x1
1946
Opening Blantyre Industrial Estate – A new industrial estatex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Industrial Estate – more on the formation x1
1947
Flies swarm at Hunthill Road – refuse tip causes pollution x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Simplicity comes to Blantyre – clothing manufacturer arrives x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Arthur Rochead delivering milk – for Broompark Farmx1 
High Blantyre Primary School – photo by J Cochrane x1
1948
Blantyre to Bermuda and back – Revisiting Blantyre again x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Girls Brigade – Formed at Baptist Church x2
Orr Visit to Blantyre – Jimmy Orr visits from America x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1949
A Father’s tragic discovery – Main Street family gassed x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Primary School – a photo x1
High Blantyre Primary – School Photo
1950
Walter Rochead at Broompark Farm – shared by Jim Cochrane x1
High Blantyre Primary – School Photo  x1
Blantyre Cubs – and Scouts x1
Main Street – High Blantyre x1
1952
A Scary Blantyre Santa – Childhood pic from E. Cardoox1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Baker on the Bribe – Betting bribe uncovered x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Grocery Theft – stolen from mobile van x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1953

High Blantyre Primary – School x1
1954

High Blantyre Main Street – Tenements at Main Street x1
Janet and Nancy Duncan – at Largs x1
Opening of Blantyre Police Station – at Main Street x1 
1955
High Blantyre Monkey Puzzle Tree – from Margaret Wilson x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
High Blantyre Primary School – photo by J Cochrane x2
High Blantyre Primary School – sets of twin photo x1
High Blantyre Primary School – photo by G Cook x1
Sweeney’s Sweet Shop – High Blantyre x1
Rolls Royce – Apprentice intake x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Main Street – High Blantyre near Baptist Church x1
1957
High Blantyre Primary School Choir – by J Cochrane x1
High Blantyre – Primary School choir x1
1959
High Blantyre Prefabs – Cine camera-film-icon x1
1960
Bridge 23, The Anarchy Bridge – Railway Bridge near Craigmuirx1
6 Watson Place – Cochrane family x2
Women’s Guild – Old Parish x1
The Murdochs – at High Blantyre x1
Waverley Terrace – flood x1
Main Street – charming photo at Stones Hotel x1
Main Street – Pipe Bands Marching x2
1960s Cine  -Teachin’ the dug camera-film-icon x1
1960’s Cine – Life in Blantyre camera-film-icon x1
1960’s Cine – railways and basket camera-film-icon x1
1960’s Cine – Holidays on the West coast camera-film-icon x1
1960s Cine – High Blantyre Industrial Estate camera-film-icon x1
1960s Cine – playing in the garden camera-film-icon x1
1960’s Cine – High Blantyre Park camera-film-icon x1
1961
Garage at Main Street – photo x1
High Blantyre Prefabs – aerial x1
High Blantyre Industrial – aerial x1
High Blantyre – aerial x1
1963
The Glebe – Craigmuir Road x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Craigmuir Road  – More photos Glebe x1
Ladies of Old Blantyre – Parish x1
1965
High Blantyre Prefabs – cine  camera-film-icon x1
Football Supporters Club – at Masonic x6
High Blantyre Primary – PE class x1
1966

Meadow Avenue Magnetism – Jim McSorley’s magnet x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1967
High Blantyre Primary School Fire – Schoolchilden sent home  x2
High Blantyre Primary School – Netball Team x1
Final Years of Greenhall – and photos x2
More on Greenhall – final years x1
Women’s Guild – outing x1
View from the Glebe – photo x1
Rolls Royce – Golf Night x1
High Blantyre Prefabs – Protesters x3
Railway Proposal – High Blantyre x1
1968
High Blantyre SNP – photo x1
Watson Place – photos  x2
1970
Youth Fellowship Dance – High Blantyre x1
Hector Powes – night out x1
Christmas – Stonefield Crescent x1
1971
High Blantyre map – modern features x1
Christmas – simpler times x1
Christmas cards – and family x1
1973
High Blantyre Primary – staff x1
1974
High Blantyre – pupils x1
High Blantyre Primary School – pupils x1
1975
High Blantyre Annexe Reopens – High Blantyre Primary school x2
1976
Playing in my garden – Blantyre cine footage camera-film-icon x1
1977
High Blantyre Primary  – Shared by Robert Brownlie x1
Eleanor Roxburgh – Dance School x1
1978
Playing around Blantyre – family photos x4
Armed Police – at Shott x1
Little Jack Horner – Playgroup x1
Playing fields – proposal x1
American visitors – Teen team x1
War Memorial – new plaque x1
Old Parish Festival Group – fundraiser x1
Flooding on Main Street – washed out! x1
1979
High Blantyre Primary School – photo x1
Shops forced to move – near Cemetery Road x1
Livingstone Hotel – setback x1
High Blantyre Primary – show x12
Flower Festival – Audrey Smith x1
1980
Wilkie’s Parade Float – High Blantyre x1
High Blantyre – guides x1
Hannah’s Shop – High Blantyre Road x1
1981
High Blantyre Primary School  – From my family album x1
1984
High Blantyre Primary – school photo x1
Blantyre Cosmos – shared by Ann Crossar x1
1985
Main Street – High Blantyre x1
Main Street – Mid 80s, High Blantyre x1
Main Street – more Mid 80’s High Blantyre x1
1987
Blantyre High Common Room – by Paul Veverka x7
1988
Church Halls – nearing end of their life x1
1989
Church Halls, High Blantyre – photo before demolition x1
Old Parish Church Halls – new hall x1
Main Street, High Blantyre – photo x1
1990
Blakely’s Pub – High Blantyre x1
1996
Tomatoes – at Stonefield Crescent x1
2007
Blantir Inn – Main Street x1
2008
High Blantyre Toppled Cemetery stones – Vandalism or wind? x2
2011
Broompark Grove – New flats for High Blantyre x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
2014
Carrigans invest in Blantyre – The Carrigan family expand businessx2
2015
Neil & Christine Scott – Wedding Anniversary x1
High Blantyre Graveyard – looking good x19
Inside Church Steeple – photo x1
2016
Lomond View – cutting down trees
Mushrooms – at Croftfoot x1
2017
High Blantyre –  Fruit Trees x3
Paula Veverka Photography – first prize award 2017 x3
October Sunrise – over Croftfoot x1
High Blantyre Primary – school photos x2
2018
Blantyre Oscars – discussed in Hollyrood x3
Apollo Building – renovation x3
Croftfoot – Front Garden x1
Main Street Pit Cart – making Blantyre pretty x1
Blantyre’s New University – Hamilton Tech Park x5 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Delights Deli & Desserts – new shop on Main Street x1
Whats this in the garden? – Croftfoot x1
Winter is coming – icy blast x1
Conifers Cut Back – High Blantyre Cemetery x3
Rainbow at Shott – September 2018 x1
Dixon’s Memorial Obelisk – tidied up again x1

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