Category: Blantyre News

Mary Sneddon, 15

Low Blantyre Station certainly appears to have been a dangerous place at one time! I’ve recently posted stories about Elizabeth Hunter Wilson and William Smith falling between the platform and train and dying from injuries they received. On the morning of Tuesday 29th May 1917 (the actual day President John F Kennedy was born), 15 […]

1988 Clydeview Shopping Centre

I don’t often post things so “modern”, but this photo of 1988 was worth sharing. If only to see former businesses like Capital, Lightbody’s , Coyles Opticians, Botterils and the Mehran Restaurant. Only Glen Travel stood the test of time here. Even in the 80′ though, boarded up shops could still be seen. Who remembers […]