Category: Blantyre Schools

1961-62 High Blantyre School

Thomas McGrail Ward shared his school photo here. This is High Blantyre School on Hunthill Road, pictured in 1961-62. Thomas has a good memory and able to remember some names.  Back row. Thomas Ward, Angus McIntyre, William Mason, Mathew Robson, Ian (Jim) Prentice, John Murning, David Wotherspoon, Woodford Russell, Stuart Williams and Lindsay Cunningham. 3rd Row. […]

Excellence in Recitation

Auchinraith Primary School have a fantastic new annual award for pupils and it’s all thanks to Blantyre Project friend and ex Auchinraith pupil, Archie Simm! Pictured is the “The Robert Burns Award for EXCELLENCE IN RECITATION” award. The statuette stands 12″ tall (16″ with base) and is an amazing 13 pounds of solid bronze. The accompanying […]

1919 Calder Street School

Schools out for Summer! Today, as Blantyre children end their school term and look forward to summer holidays, we look back exactly 100 years ago. This remarkably clear photo was shared to Blantyre Project by Kim Simmons who lives abroad. Pictured are the girls of Calder Street School along with principal teacher Mr Welsh on […]

Blantyre High Teachers, 1980s

A full compliment of Blantyre High School Teachers and office staff. Taken in the mid 1980s, 77 people are photographed. Who do you recognise? Whats your memories of all these teachers? This fantastic photo was shared by Simon Downie. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors […]