Category: Blantyre Documents

1879 Blantyre Adverts

These are all Blantyre adverts from 142 years ago. James Hazels the plumber, Robert Stewart the slater and plasterer, Robert Davidson sawmills at Auchinraith and David McNaughton had opened the Livingston Tavern. However, my favourite, if only for its excellent detail is JB Struthers who had just opened the hall at High Blantyre, the hall […]

WW1 Cookbook

George Park recently shared these photos. He recently found this cook-book, published by Lanarkshire Education Department sometime after WW1. (reference to war time haggis). The book runs to 22 pages, has been scanned at 400dpi, and total file size is 92 meg. George’s mum was a sensational cook, and catered for RAF aircrew during WW2. Needless […]