Category: Blantyre People

Crossbasket Golf School

On 24th September 1965,  World War II RAF Hero Douglas Bader, putted a meringue after opening the “Golf School” at James Little Training College at High Blantyre. He had officially opened a new golf training ‘school’, within the college itself. Douglas Bader, the guest of honour lost both his legs in an aircraft accident before World War […]

Blantyre Nursery Photos

Here’s a few more photos from the nursery in High Blantyre. Shared here by Cath McInally. I’m not sure of the dates but know these are all Blantyre kids. Do YOU recognise yourself, friends or family? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said: Pedro Coh […]

Anthony Small

Here’s a brave, Blantyre man with a story! The Military policeman sitting at the back, behind the driver is Anthony Small. He lived in the old tenement building on the corner of Douglas Street and Main Street, High Blantyre. Anthony enlisted in the Royal Artillery at the outbreak of war and was later transferred to […]