Category: Blantyre Documents

Caldergrove vrs Bardykes

On the 4th July 1872, a dispute arrived in court between the Blantyre estate of Bardykes and the opposing estate over the River Calder, of Caldergrove. The dispute centred around the river itself which formed the boundary between Blantyre and Cambuslang Parishes and clearly the matter couldn’t be resolved by neighbourly discussion. Safe to say […]

Coming in 2020

A little update with some exciting things planned here in 2020. As some close friends will know, I chose to take voluntary redundancy in early December 2019 having pursued and secured a brilliant, but demanding new job. (I always chase the largest construction projects in Scotland, and this one starts shortly. I can’t wait!) Separating […]