Category: Blantyre People

1950 Co-op Gala Day

Blantyre Summer Gala Day 1950. Hosted by the Co-op. Pictured third from the left is Marie Pollock (nee Cornfield). Marie’s daughter Margo shared this photo. A little perfect snapshot in time from almost 70 years ago! Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said: John Cornfield […]

Albino Twins

Margo Wicks (nee Pollock) recently shared a little bit of interesting medical history relating to her birth, which is permitted to be posted here. Margo and her identical twin were born in Bellshill Maternity Hospital on 1st April 1960. Margo Pollock weighed 8lbs 11oz and her twin sister Mari Pollock weighed in at 7lbs 13oz. Being […]