Category: Blantyre Streets

Livingstone Crescent

These photos are from 1999. Nothing too remarkable but at almost 2 decades old and a time before Digital Photography or Google Earth, they’re worth showing. I think it’s Livingstone Crescent, Coatshill. (not difficult to work out who that was named after!) The photos are perhaps only of interest if you actually lived or are […]

1973 Jedburgh Street

James D Brown of Calderside House kindly shared this photo adding, “This is George Brown (my father), Mary Brown (mother), Christine Brown (sister) leaning on my car, taken from the front door at 27 Jedburgh Street, Blantyre.” The car and clothes give away the era, and the houses whilst familiar to what they look like […]

1892 Douglas Street

  A photo from 126 years ago! This is High Blantyre at Douglas Street in 1892, looking across to the newly constructed church halls. In the foreground is a wooden cart, likely belonging to the whitewashed smiddy adjacent. Behind it is the Kirkyard Cemetery and behind that the tenements near Kirkon’s High Blantyre Cross. During […]

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