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“Veverka’s Blantyre Directory – Glasgow Road South”
Homes & Businesses – East to West (1747-2017)
Compiled & Researched by Paul Veverka

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No Business Service Dates Owner
159 – 187 Turners Buildings 28 homes & 3 shops c1877-c1885 George Turner, Architect
159 – 187 Turner’s Buildings 28 houses & 3 shops c1885-c1887 Keith Patrick Solicitors as Creditors of liquidated George Turner
159 – 187 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) 44 houses & 5 shops c1885-1895 William Buchanan, spirit merchant , Motherwell
159 – 187 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) 44 houses & 5 shops 1895-c1915 Trustees of William Buchanan
159 – 187 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) 44 houses & 4 shops c1915-1921 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan, (widow), Motherwell
159 – 187 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) 44 houses & 4 shops 1921-1925 Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan (daughter of William)
159 – 187 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) 159-165 demolished in 1940 44 houses & 6 shops 1925-1940 James Little, joiner Stonefield Rd
* 165 Post Office Building (corner of Logan Street), Clydeview Post Office 1954- 1999 General Post Office then Royal Mail.
167 – 187 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) remaining 20 houses & 3 shops 1940-1978 James Little and related Unknown others
* 159 Alexander McGill’s Ironmongery Corner shop (Turners Buildings( Ironmongery 1877-c1885 George Turner
* 159 Richard Livingstone’s Spirit Shop (west corner Logan St at Turners Buildings) Spirit sales c1885-c1895 Creditors of George Turner & later William Buchanan
* 159 Torrance Grocery Corner Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Grocery c1895-1903 William Buchanan then from 1895 later his trustees
* 159 Hugh Whyte’s Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Unknown 1903-c1910 Trustees of William Buchanan
* 159 James Bryce Ironmongery (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Ironmongery c1910-1918 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan (w)
* 159 Samuel Brown’s Ironmongers run by Samuel Brown (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Ironmongery Store 1918-1921 Mrs. Marion Clifton Buchanan (w)
* 159 Brown’s Ironmongery Store (run by Elsa Meek, Turner’s Buildings) Liquidated 1923. Ironmongery 1921-1923 Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan
* 159 James McGeachie Ironmongery (Turner’s / Central Buildings Ironmongery 1923-1925 Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan
* 159 William Henderson Ironmongery Shop (Turner’s Buildings. Demolished 1940) Ironmongery 1925-1940 James Little, Stonefield Rd joiner
* 161 James Hill Tailors Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Tailors & Clothiers 1877-c1885 George Turner
* 161 Marion Potter’s Tailors Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Tailors c1885-1892 Creditors of George Turner & later William Buchanan
* 161 James Gibson, Musicians Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Musician’s (Pianoforte) 1892-1900 William Buchanan then from 1895 later his trustees
* 161 Marion Rae’s Dairy Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Dairy Shop 1900-c1910 Trustees of William Buchanan
* 161 Samuel Park’s Dairy Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Dairy Shop c1910-1921 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan (w)
* 161 Charles & Marion McCabe ‘s shop (Turner’s Building. Demolished 1940) Unknown 1921-c1940 Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan then from 1925, James Little.
* 163 Empty or unknown Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Unknown 1877- c1885 George Turner
* 163 JG Birken & Co Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Lace Curtains c1885-c1892 Creditors of George Turner & later William Buchanan
* 163 William Baxter & Son Fruit shop (Turner’s Buildings) Fruit shop c1892-c1900 William Buchanan then from 1895, later his trustees
* 163 Marion Greenhorn’s Butchers (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Butchers shop c1900-c1910 Trustees of William Buchanan
* 163 James Powell Butchers Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings. Demolished 1940) Butchers shop c1910-c1940 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan (w) then from 1921 Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan then from 1925, James Little.
* 167 William Baxter & Son Fruit Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Fruit shop c1900-1914 Trustees of William Buchanan
* 167 James Maxwell & Son Sweet shop (Turner’s Buildings/ Central Buildings) Chocolate Manufacturer 1914-1925 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan (w) then from 1921 Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan
* 167 Mrs Little’s Tailors Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Tailors shop 1925-c1940’s James Little
* 167 Scobie’s Sweet Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Sweet shop c1940’s-c1960’s Unknown
* 167 Co-op Chemist Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Chemists c1960’s-1977 Unknown
* 169 John Bryson Drapery Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Drapers shop c1900-c1910 Trustees of William Buchanan
* 169 John Davidson Drapers Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Drapers shop 1921-c1950’s Miss Marion Chapman Buchanan then from 1925 James Little.
* 169 Janette Robertson Ladies Hairstylist Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Hairdressers c1950’s-1970s Unknown
* 167 – 169 Charles Easton Drapers Shop (Turner’s / Central Buildings) Drapers shop c1910-c1918 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan (w)
* 167 – 169 John Davidson Drapers Shop (Turner’s Buildings) Drapers shop c1918-1921 Mrs Marion Clifton Buchanan (w)
* 183 William McManus , merchant shop (gutted by fire upon opening) Turner’s Buildings General Merchants shop 1925-1926 James Little
* 185 Dr. Adam Stewarts Surgery & Other doctors consulting room (Turner’s Building) Doctor’s Surgery 1925-c1950’s James Little
* 185 Dr. Gordens Surgery & Other doctors Consulting rooms (Turner’s Buildings) Doctor’s Surgery c1950’s-1970s Unknown
* Clydeview Shopping Centre – East Shopping centre 1980-present (2017) Asda
* McVaneys Land Small House, Shop & Byre 1892-1896 William McVaney, Dairyman
* McVaney’s Land (all demolished by 1915) Small House, Shop & Byre 1896-1915 Agnes McVaney (w)
* Marion Russell’s Dressmakers shop (McVaneys Land) Dressmakers 1892-c1900 William McVaney then from 1896, Agnes McVaney (w)
* 189 – 191 Repair Workshop & Petrol Pump Workshop c1921-c1927 Thomas Johnstone, motor hirer
* 189 – 191 Central Garage Garage, Petrol Pump & Tank c1927-1934 Blue Line Motor Spirit Co Ltd
* 189 – 191 Harper’s Garage (formerly Central Garage) Garage, Petrol Pump & Tank 1934 – 1950’s Gilbert Harper Jnr, motor hirer
* 189 – 191 Central Garage (formerly Harper’s) Garage, Petrol Pumps & Tanks 1950’s – 1979 Brian McLaughlin, Willie & Peggy Richardson, Isa MacMillan & Others
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings 6 houses & 2 shops 1874-1885 John Nimmo, grocer
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings 4 houses & 3 shops 1885-c1899 Hamilton Savings Investment Building Society (Bondholders)
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings ( temp. Whifflet Place) 6 houses, restaurant & 2 shops c1899-c1905 David Kerr, restaurateur
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings 5 houses, rooms & restaurant/pub c1905-c1922 Hugh Mair, spirit merchant then from 1920, his widow Mrs Mair
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings (Hills Pawn Building) 7 houses & shop c1922-c1933 Hill Brothers (Pawnbrokers) Ltd
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings 5 houses & pub c1933-c1950’s Others (Unknown)
193-201 Nimmo’s Buildings 4 houses & 2 shops c1950’s-1979 Others (Unknown)
* 193/195 John Nimmo Grocers Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Grocers 1874-1885 John Nimmo, grocer (former miner)
* 193/195 Zachariah Nimmo Grocers Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Grocers 1885-c1899 Hamilton Savings Investment Building Society (Bondholders)
* 193/195 Restaurant with bar license (The Ale House – Nimmo’s Buildings) Public House c1899-c1905 David Kerr, restaurateur
* 193/195 Restaurant with bar license (The Ale House – Nimmo’s Buildings) Public House c1905-c1922 Hugh Mair, spirit merchant then from 1920, his widow Mrs Mair
* 193/195 Hills Pawnbrokers Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Pawn shop c1922-c1933 Hill Brothers (Pawnbrokers) Ltd
* 193/195 The Ale House Pub (Nimmo’s Buildings) Public House c1933-c1950’s Others (Unknown)
* 193/195 Whyte’s Plumbers Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Plumbers Merchants c1950’s- c1968 Unknown (Others)
* 193/195 Oreste’s Chip Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Chip Shop c1968 1979 Unknown (Others)
* 197 Robert Watson’s Bakery (Nimmo’s Buildings) Bakery 1874-c1885 John Nimmo, grocer (former miner)
* 197 William Morrison Stationers (Nimmo’s Buildings) Stationery c1885-1899 Hamilton Savings Investment Building Society (Bondholders)
* 197 William Wright Shoemakers Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Shoe Shop c1899-c1905 David Kerr, restaurateur
* 197 Rooms (Nimmo’s Buildings) House after 1920. Rooms c1905-c1920 Hugh Mair, spirit merchant
* 199 James Bryce Ironmongery Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) Ironmongers c1885-c1899 Hamilton Savings Investment Building Society (Bondholders)
* 199 Robert Sherkis Ironmongery Shop (Nimmo’s Buildings) . After 1905 was a house until the 1950’s. Ironmongers c1899-c1905 David Kerr, restaurateur
* 199 Haddow’s Dentist (Nimmo’s Buildings) later moved to north side of Glasgow Road Dentist Surgery 1950’s-1960’s Unknown (Others)
* 199 Alex Watt’s Dentist Surgery (Nimmo’s Buildings) Dentist Surgery 1960’s – 1978 Unknown (Others)
203 Bloomfield Cottage Detached House 1874-late 1880’s Hugh Dickson, enginekeeper
203 Bloomfield Cottage Detached House Late 1880’s –early 1920’s John Watt, Shoemaker
203 Bloomfield Cottage Detached House Early 1920’s –c1950’s Peter Morton, miner
203 Bloomfield Cottage Detached House c1950’s-late 1960’s Unknown Others
205 Stonefield Parish School Public Junior School 1875-1957 Blantyre Parochial Board, Blantyre Parish Council, the County Council of Lanark
* 205 Blantyre employment & Labour Exchange Labour Exchange 1957-1977 County Council
* Clydeview Shopping Centre – west with 36 businesses as listed in this book Shopping Centre 1980-2017 (present) ASDA
* Blantyre Library (Clydeview Shopping Centre) Public Library 1999-2017 (present) South Lanarkshire Council via lease from ASDA.
207 – 223 Annfield Terrace 25 Homes & 1 corner shop 1903-late 1920’s William Nelson, Horse dealer
207 – 223 Annfield Terrace 25 Houses & 1 corner shop Late 1920’s to c1940’s Margaret Nelson, widow
207 – 223 Annfield Terrace 25 houses & 1 corner shop c1940’s-1970 Others (Unknown)
* 207 Martha Rankine’s Grocery Shop (Annfield Terrace) Corner Licensed Grocery Shop 1903-late 1910’s William Nelson, Horse dealer
* 207 Thomas Rankin’s Grocery Shop (Annfield Terrace) Corner Licensed Grocery Shop Late 1910’s-Late 1940’s William Nelson, then his widow Margaret Nelson
* 207 Gibson’s Grocery & Sweet Shop (Annfield Terrace) Grocery then Sweet Shop Late 1940’s – c1970 Unknown (Others)
* Blantyre Market 50 Stalls 1972-1979 Spook Erections on behalf of County Council
223a – 223c Council Homes 24 homes on 2 storeys 1936-now County Council, Strathclyde Regional Council then South Lanarkshire Council
The Toll Brae Part of Glasgow Road 1840’s-now Public Highway, Glasgow to Hamilton Road now A724
Wooden Building & Field Stable & Paddock 1800’s-c1880’s John Coats, spirit merchant
* Wooden office & Yard Blantyre Miners Association c1880’s-c1900 Trustees of John Coats rented by William Rinn, Hall St.
* Wooden office & Yard Cattle Storage c1900-c1910 Trustees of John Coats rented by Archibald Borland, cattle dealer
* Wooden office, shed & yard Slater’s premises c1910-c1920 Trustees of John Coats rented by William Jamieson, slater of 38 George Street, Hamilton
Ground (then after 1936, homes on Priory Street) Vacant field c1920-1936 Alexander P Smith of Hamilton then Country Council
225 Coats Tenements (at what would become Priory St. Coat’s Buildings) 8 homes c1832-1890 Unknown originators then from 1862, John Coats farmer, Thomas Coats his son and from 1877, John Coats spirit merchant
225 Coat’s Tenements 8 homes 1890-c1914 Trustees of John Coats
225 Coat’s Tenements (top storey removed in 1930’s) 8 homes then 2 c1914-c1960’s Jessie Rae then Fred Rae
* Coat’s Tenements (single storey store now Priory Street) Storage for pub c1960’s-2017 Multiple owners including McGuiness, Maxwells, Queen and Punch Taverns.
* Nicola’s Salon (Coat’s Tenements – now Priory St) Hair & Beauty Salon 2017 – present Unknown
225 Stonefield Tavern Cellar (Coat’s Buildings) Pub Cellar c1890-present John Coat’s Trustees, Jessie Rae from WW1,   Fred Rae after WW2, then multiple others including McGuiness, Maxwells, Queen and Punch Tavern.
* 227-229 Changing House (Coats Buildings) Inn or resting place c1816-c1877 Unknown originator then from 1862 John Coats, Spirit Merchant
* 227-229 Stonefield Tavern (Coat’s Buildings) Public House c1877-1890 John Coats Spirit merchant
* 227-229 Stonefield Tavern (Coat’s Buildings) Public House 1890-c1914 Trustees of John Coats
* 227-229 Stonefield Tavern (Coat’s Buildings) Public House c1914-c1960’s Jessie Rae, spirit merchant, then Fred Rae.
* 227-229 Stonefield Tavern (Coat’s Buildings) Public House c1960’s-present Multiple owners including McGuiness, Maxwells, Queen and Punch Taverns.
Coats’ Whitewashed House (Coat’s Buildings) 2 storey House c1832-1890 Unknown originator then from 1862 John Coats, spirit merchant
Coats’ Whitewashed House (Coat’s Buildings) 2 storey House 1890-late 1920’s Trustees of John Coats then from prior to WW1, Jessie Rae
* MC Young’s Grocers small shop (Coat’s Buildings) Grocers Shop 1862-c1870’s John Coats, spirit merchant
* Bake-house (Coat’s Buildings) then was partially demolished and became a ruin Co-op Bakery 1883-c1905 John Coats, then from 1890 his trustees. Jessie Rae owned ruin.
* Wooden Cattle Shed (rented by Archibald Boreland) Cattle Shed c1900-c1920 Mrs Jessie Rae, spirit merchant rented land for Boreland to build shed.
* 227 Co-op Emporium General goods, Clothing/furniture & music store 1954-1980 Blantyre Co-operative Society, then after 1972, the rebranded Co-op.
* 227 Clydesdale Bank Bank 1981-2016 Clydesdale Bank
* 227 Glen Travel Travel Agents 2016 – now Glen Travel
233-237 Stonefield Independent Co-op expansion 3 storeys Co-Op shops & homes 1907-1932 Stonefield Independent Co-Op
233-237 Blantyre Co-Operative Society (3 storeys) Co-Op shops & homes 1932-1972 Blantyre Co-Operative Society
233-237 Private Homes and shops (3 storeys) Homes and shops 1972 – now Co-op and others (unknown)
* 233 Co-Op Bread Shop & Drapery (3 storey Co-op Building) Bread shop & Drapery 1907 – Stonefield Independent Co-Op then from 1932 Blantyre Co-Op Society.
* 233 Co-Op Funeral Parlour (3 storey Co-Op Building) Funeral Parlour 1960’s-now Blantyre Co-Op Society then Co-Op
* 235 J Estees Furniture Shop (3 storey Co-Op building) Furniture Shop Late 1970’s – 1987 Jim & Margaret Taylor renting from Unknown landlords.
* 235 Video Vision (3 storey Co-Op Building) Video Shop 1987 – 1990 Video Vision renting from Unknown landlords
* 235 Clyde Star (3 storey Co-Op Building) Video Shop & Grocers, Stationers 1990-1994 Clyde Star renting from Unknown landlords
* 233-235 Londis Supermarket (3 storey Co-Op building) Supermarket * Post Office 1994-now Londis renting from Unknown landlords
* 237 Old Mill Barbers (3 storey Co-Op building) Barber shop 1990’s- c Millennium Old Mill Barbers renting from Unknown landlords
* 237 Agnew’s Café & Sandwich shop (3 strorey Co-Op building) Small Café c Millennium to now Agnews Café, renting from Unknown landlords
239-243 Stonefield Independent Co-Op (2 storey Building) Co-Op shops & Homes 1891-1932 Stonefield Independent Co-Op
239-243 Blantyre Co-Operative Society (2 storey Building) Co-Op shops & homes 1932-1972 Blantyre Co-Operative Society
239-243 Private Homes and Shops (2 storeys) Homes and shops 1972-now Co-op and others (unknown)
* 241 Co-Op Drapery & Boot Shop (2 storey Co-Op Buildings) Drapery & Boot shop 1891-c1914 Stonefield Independent Co-Op
* 241 Co-Op Butchers Shop (2 storey Co-Op Buildings) Butchers c1914 – c Millennium Stonefield Independent Co-Op
* 241 Peters Family Butchers Shop (2 storey Co-op buildings) Butchers c Millennium – now Peters Family renting from unknown landlords.
*243 Co-Op Hardware & Grocery (2 storey Co-Op Buildings) Hardware & Grocery shop 1891 – c1960’s Stonefield Independent Co-Op Blantyre Co-Op then others
*243 MacKintosh Carpets & Furniture Shop (2 storey Co-Op Buildings) Carpets & Furniture c Millennium – 2010 MacKintosh Carpets & Furniture renting from unknown landlords
* 243 St Andrew’s Hospice (2 storey Co-Op Buildings) Charity Shop 2010 – now St Andrew’s Hospice renting from Unknown landlords
245-251 Cameron’s Buildings (3 storeys) later to become Clydeview 6 homes and 3 shops 1880-1884 Duncan Cameron, flesher and spirit merchant of Blantyre
245-251 Clydeview formerly Cameron’s Buildings (3 storeys) 6 homes and 3 shops 1884-1898 Patrick Masterton, spirit merchant of Glasgow
245-251 Clydeview (3 storeys reduced to 1 storey in 1980’s) 6 homes & 3 shops 1898-now Thomas H Bennett & Co Ltd until 1935, then Alexander Thomson merchant of Perth, then unknown others.
*247 Independent Co-op Shop (Cameron’s Buildings, later Clydeview) Co-op shop 1884 & 1885 Duncan Cameron then after 1884, Patrick Masterton
* 247 Thomas Henderson Plumbers Shop (Clydeview 2 storey) Small Plumbers shop c1885-c1914 Patrick Masterton until 1898 then Thomas H Bennett & Co Ltd
* 247 Joseph Britton Painters Shop (Clydeview 2 storey) Painters shop c1914-early 1920’s Liquidators of Thomas H Bennett & Co Lrd
* 247 M Campbell Co Shop (Clydeview 2 storey) Unknown shop Early 1920’s – late 1920’s Liquidators of Thomas H Bennett & Co Lrd
* 247 Umbeto Shivone’s Ice Cream Shop (Cludeview 2 storey) Ice cream shop Late 1920’s – 1935 Liquidators of Thomas H Bennett & Co Lrd
* 247 Charles Gray’s Fish shop (Clydeview 2 storey) Fish & Chip Shop 1935 – 1940’s Alexander Thomson, merchant of Perth
* 247 Ariel & Art Cabs (Clydeview 2 storey) then moved to Industrial Estate Taxi company Mid 1970’s – early 1980’s Unknown landlords
* 249 Cameron’s Spirit Shop (Cameron’s Buildings) Public House 1880-1884 Duncan Cameron, flesher & spirit merchant of Blantyre
* 249 Masterton’s Public House (Clydeview 3 storey) Public House 1884-1898 Patrick Masterton, Spirit merchant
* 249 Piscina Guiseppe’s Ice Cream Parlour (Clydeview 3 storeys) Ice Cream Parlour 1898-c1914 Thomas H Bennett & Co Ltd, spirit merchants of Glasgow
* 251 Joseph Lister Barbers Barber shop c1884-c1895 Patrick Masterton, spirit merchant
* 251 Henry Montague Shoemakers Shop (Clydeview 3 storey) Shoe shop c1895-1898 Patrick Masterton, spirit merchant
* 249-251 Blantyre Social Club (Clydeview 3 Storey) Social Club c1914-late 1920’s Liquidators of Thomas H Bennett & Co Lrd
* 249-251 Blantyre Post Office (Clydeview – 3 storey) Post Office Late 1920’s – 1954 Liquidators of Thomas H Bennett & Co Lrd until 1935, then Alexander Thomson merchant of Perth
* 249-251 Ashley F Mack Joiners Shop Joinery Shop 1954 – c1960’s Unknown Landlords
* 249-251 Robert Whyte Plumbers & Electricians Shop (Clydeview 3 storey) Plumbers & Electricians 1954-c1960’s Unknown Landlords
* 249-251 Knights of St Columba (Clydeview 3 storey) Social Club c1960’s -1975 Unknown Landlords
* 249-251 McNally’s Chip Shop then Maggie Bell’s Chipshop (Clydeview 3 storey) Chip Shop Late 1960’s -1973 Unknown Landlords
*249-251 Copper Kettle Café (Clydeview 3 storey) Cafe Late 1960’s – 1973 Unknown Landlords
* 249-251 Shat In Chinese Takeaway (Clydeview 3 storey) Chinese Takeaway 1973-1976 Unknown landlords
* 249-251 Sun House Chinese Takeaway (Clydeview 1 storey) Peking, Cantonese & Thai, Chinese Takeaway and offsales 1976 – now Mrs Lee
253-257 Gray’s Buildings (2 storey) Upper homes and lower shops c1869-1879 Robert Gray, grocer
253-257 Gray’s Buildings (2 storey) Upper homes and lower shops 1879-1901 Mary Gray (Blantyre) widow of Robert Gray, grocer
253-257 Gray’s Buildings (2 storey) Upper homes and lower shops 1901-1928 John Gray (d1928), master grocer, son of Robert Gray
253-257 Gray’s Buildings (2 storey) Upper homes and lower halls 1928 – c1938 Blantyre Social Club & Institute Ltd then from 1935 Thomas Melville of Edinburgh
253-257 Gray’s Buildings (YMCA then modern shops) Upper homes and lower YMCA c1938-present Thomas Melville of Edinburgh then YMCA and Unknown others
* 253 Grays Drapers Shop (Grays Buildings) Drapery shop c1869-1879 Robert Gray, grocer
* 255 Grays Butchers Shop (Grays Buildings) Butchers Shop c1869-1879 Robert Gray, grocer
* 257 Grays Licensed Grocers (Grays Buildings) Licensed Grocers Shop 1879-1928 Mary Gray until 1901 then John Gray, son of Mary.
* Granary, Stable, Hayloft and Slaughterhouse (rear of Grays Buildings) Granary, Stable, Hayloft and Slaughterhouse c1869-1928 Robert Gray until 1879, then Mary Gray until 1901, then John Gray, their son.
* 255-257 Blantyre Social Club & Institute Ltd (Grays Buildings) Social Club 1928-c1938 Blantyre Social Club then from 1935 Thomas Melville
*255-257 Blantyre YMCA (Grays Buildings) – used by Home Guard in WW2 years as HQ YMCA Club c1938-2013 Thomas Melville, YMCA and unknown others after 1990’s.
* 255-257 The Roxy Youth Disco (in Blantyre YMCA Buildings) Youth DIsco 1972 – late 1970’s YMCA
* 253 Spice of Life Indian Takeaway (Grays Buildings) Indian Takeaway 2013 – present Spice of Life renting from Unknown landlord
* 253 William Hill Bookmakers (Grays Buildings) Bookmakers 2013 – present William Hill renting from Unknown landlord
* McSeveny’s Coachworks (Grays Buildings rear yard) Coachworks Late 1950’s and 1960’s William McSeveney renting from Blantyre YMCA
* G Valets (Grays Buildings rear yard) Vehicle Valet works 2009-2010 G Valets renting from Unknown landlords
* Stoddarts Accident Repairs (Grays Buildings) Accident repair shop 2010-present Stoddarts renting from Unknown landlords
259 Broomknowe Cottage (formerly Milne Cottage) Detached house 1878-1901 Robert Gray grocer until 1879, then Mary Gray his widow until 1901
259 Broomknowe Cottage Detached house 1901-1928 John Gray, grocer and son of Robert and Mary Gray
259 Broomknowe Cottage Detached house 1928-late 1930’s Robert Gray Junior, son of John Gray, grandson of Robert.
259 Broomknowe Cottage Detached house Late 1930’s – 1950’s Aitkenhead Family
* 259 Felix McLaughlin car hirer then Funeral Undertaker Car hire & Funeral Undertakers c1950’s, 1960’s into 1970’s Felix McLaughlin and son Brian McLaughlin
* 259 Joseph Potts Funeral Undertakers Funeral Undertakers 1970’s – present Joseph Potts
* 259 Kennedy Travel and Kennedy Coachworks (at rear of Broomknowe Cottage) Bus company & Repair workshop Millennium – present Kennedy Family
* 261 Clydesdale Bank Office, House & Garden Bank, House & Garden 1876-1983 Clydesdale Banking Co Ltd, then later, Clydesdale Bank
* 261 Ladbrokes Betting shop 1985 – present Ladbrokes
* 261 Crawford Mason Lawyers (upstairs above Ladbrokes) Lawyers office 1985-2013 Crawford Mason (renting from Ladbrokes)
* 261 Lanarkshire Law Lawyers (upstairs above Ladbrokes) Lawyers Office 2013 – present Lanarkshire Law (renting from Ladbrokes)
263 Dervoch Cottage Detached home 1882-late 1950’s William Minto a warehouseman, then from 1918, Martin Orme Minto then from WW2, Michael Devlin
265 Minto’s Buildings (3 storey) 8 tenement homes 1903-early 1970’s William Minto then from 1918, Martin Orme Minto then other Minto family members.
* 267, 269 & 273 James B Dall’s Drapers (lower floor of 2 storey Broompark Place) Drapery Shop 1889-1900 Mrs. MWD Cruickshank and other bondholders in possession
* 267, 269 & 273 Henry R.S. Oliver Drapers (lower floor of 2 storey Broompark Place) Drapery Shop 1900-1946 Mrs. MWD Cruickshank, then from 1918 John Jackson Coats then early 1930’s AJ&A Graham and other bondholders.
* 267 Pat Hughes Photography (Broompark Place) Photographers c1960’s – c1979 Unknown owners
* 269 Willie Paton’s Hairdressers (Broompark Place) Ladies & Gents Hairdressers c1960’s – early 1980’s Unknown owners
* 273 Dr Terris Surgery (Broompark Place) Doctor’s Surgery Late 1940’s – early 1950’s Unknown owners
* 273 Dr. Harkins Surgery (Broompark Place) Doctor’s Surgery Early 1950’s –early 1960’s Unknown owners
* 273 Dr. Church’s Surgery (Broompark Place)

Batters, Malone & McKay

Doctor’s Surgery

Lawyers Office

Early 1960’s – mid 1970’s

Mid 1970’s – 1993

Unknown owners

Unknown Onwers

271 Broompark Place (upper floor) 2 homes 1889-c1920 Mrs. MWD Cruickshank and other bondholders in possession. John Jackson Coats from 1918
271 Broompark Place (upper floor) 1 home c1920-c1993 John Jackson Coats then AJ&A Graham Bondholders and unknown others.
275 -277 Clyde Cottages (1 storey semi detached houses) 2 homes 1865-1881 Robert Lindsay, joiner
275 – 277 Clyde Cottages (1 storey semi detached houses) 2 homes 1881 – early 1980’s Hamilton Savings, Investment & Building Society & Others
* 279 Mitchell & Forrest’s Workshop & Yard Wright & Joiners workshop 1865-1886 Robert Lindsay, joiner then from 1881, Hamilton Savings, Investment & Building Society
* 279 John Mitchell’s Workshop & Yard Joiners Workshop 1886 – c 1900 Hamilton Savings, Investment & Building Society
* 279 Smith’s Workshop & Yard Joiners & Carriage hirers c1900-c1960’s Hamilton Savings, Investment & Building Society
* 279 – 281 David Fisher’s Workshop & Yard Blacksmiths c1960’s – early 1970’s Others Unknown
* 279 – 281 Light Fittings Shop Electrical Shop Early 1970’s to c1975 Others Unknown
* 281 John Reid’s Joinery Workshop Joiners c1900-c1918 Hamilton Savings, Investment & Building Society
* 281 Stewart W Allison Joinery Workshop & Yard Joiners c1918-c1950’s Hamilton Savings, Investment & Building Society & Unknown others
Valerio Court Housing estate 1993 – present (2017) Privately owned homes

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