Category: Blantyre Documents

Herald’s New Lanark Error

An article about the history of New Lanark appears in the Herald today. Constructively written, it however contains a massive error, confusing New Lanark with Blantyre Mills. It incorrectly states that David Livingstone was born in New Lanark and was schooled there, when of course he had nothing to do with New Lanark.  David Lvingstone […]

Population & Employment

Some statistics next about Blantyre Population and Employment. These figures are from 2011, and show some interesting details. From the 17,000 people in this town, most people are aged between 45-64, closely followed by ages 25-44. Most household comprise of just one person and of households with cars, most have 1 car. A figure of […]