FinmeOot Aerial 1941

A great aerial photo taken in 1941. From above Blantyreferme, this photo looks over to “Finmeoot”, Caldervale. The former mining community is no longer there. The railway line to Glasgow from Blantyre can be seen cutting across the middle of the picture. The road leading over to Newton in the foreground.

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Rena Connor Lived there until 10years old. Long walk to St Charles school & church, dreadful in the winter. The summers where great learned to swim in the Calder the older children taught the little ones. 👍
Alan Baird lovely pic paul

4 responses to “Welcome to the Blantyre Project

  1. Wilma and her parents lived next door to my sister Alice. Perfect neighbours and a lovely family. I remember Wilma from Calder Street school.
    Chatted with her parents a few times over the fence on some of my trips. 1982 when I was back for the Junior Cup final, which of course, the ‘VICS won! A bit more than a chat, more like a blether!

  2. I am in touch with Hughina now and again via e mail, I met up with Hughina a few years ago for lunch at the Avonbridge in Hamilton during one of my trips. A lovely lady.
    She has 2 sons who share my passion in football.

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