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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
* Clive Place Public House Public House & Inn c1830’s-1861 George Bruce, wright
* Clive Place Public House Public House & Inn 1861- 1885 Janet Craig, widowed wife of Thomas Craig, Spirit merchant
* Clive Place Public House Public House 1885 – 1903 Robert Craig, spirit merchant, grandson of Janet Craig
* 283 / 285 The Old Original Bar Public House & cellar 1903 – 1917 Robert Craig, spirit merchant
* 283 / 285 The Old Original Bar Public House & Cellar 1917 – 1925 William Francis (Frank) Benham, hardware merchant
* 283 / 285 The Old Original Bar Public House & Cellar 1926 – c1940’s James Jones, Traveller of Rutherglen
* 283 / 285 The Old Original Bar Public House & Cellar c1940’s – 2013 Other Private owners and Brewers (unknown)
* 283 / 285 The Old Original Bar Public House & Cellar 2013 – present Punch Partnership Ltd
287 Homes above Public House 2 upper flats 1903 – 1917 Robert Craig, spirit merchant
287 Homes above Public House 2 upper flats 1917 – 1925 William Francis (Frank) Benham, hardware merchant
287 Homes above Public House 2 upper flats 1926 – c1940’s James Jones, Traveller of Rutherglen
287 Homes above Public House 2 upper flats c1940’s – present Other Private owners (unknown)
Stonefield Cottage Detached home c1830’s-c1910 Coats Family (Elizabeth, John, Margaret, William)
289 Stonefield Cottage Detached home c1910-early 1920’s Miss Isabella Jackson
289 Stonefield Cottage Detached home Early 1920’s – late 1940’s Mrs Annie McGeachie, shopkeeper
289 Stonefield Cottage (then demolished & rebuilt in 1959) Detached home 1949 – 1959 Mr. Stewart
289 Stonefield Cottage (new) Detached home 1959-1983 Stewart family
289 Stonefield Cottage (new) Detached house 1983 – present Privately owned by unknown others
* Westneuk (Stonefield House) Concert Hall c1840’s-1859 Hugh McPherson then from early 1850’s, his trustees.
Stonefield House (formerly Westneuk Concert Hall) 2 houses 1859-c1880’s McPherson Family
291 / 293 Stonefield House (formerly Westneuk) 4 houses c1880’s-c1925 Hamilton, Brandon McDougall of Kirn
291 / 293 Stonefield House (formerly Westneuk) 4 houses c1925-1935 Nellie McDougall
* Vacant land Vacant 1935-1938 County Council of Lanark
* 291 Community Centre Community Centre 1938 – 2005 County Council of Lanark, later Strathclyde Council then South Lanarkshire Council.
Mayberry Grange Residential Flats 2006-present Unknown owners.
Stonefield Tram Terminus (The Story of Blantyre Trams) Tram Terminal Point 1903 – 1930 Hamilton, Motherwell, Wishaw & Hamilton Tram Company Ltd
295 Roselea Cottage Bungalow 1921 – 1956 John Richardson (d1956)
295 Roselea Cottage Bungalow 1956 – 1957 Chrissie Dyer (daughter of John Richardson)
295 Roselea Cottage Bungalow 1957 – 1977 Jock & Jean Richardson (Jock d 1977)
295 Roselea Cottage Bungalow 1977 – 1986 Richardson Family
295 Roselea Cottage Bungalow 1986 – now Jimmy (janitor) and Unknown others
* 295 Roselea small Garage & sheds Workshop , petrol pumps and sheds 1921 – 1956 John Richardson (d1956)
* 295 Roselea small Garage & sheds Workshop, petrol pumps and sheds 1956 – 1957 Chrissie Dyer
* 295 Roselea Modern Garage with forecourt (old garage demolished) Garage, petrol pumps & lockups 1957 – 1977 Jock & Jean Richardson (Jock d1977)
* 295 Roselea Modern Garage, MOT Centre & Forecourt Garage, petrol pumps and lockups 1977 – now Richardson Family, overseen by George Richardson (son of Jock) from 1983.
* Innes Blacksmiths Blacksmiths at rear of garage c 1970’s Mr. Innes, blacksmith renting from Jock and Jean Richardson
Rowan Place 1-23 houses 1957 – now County Council, Starthclyde Council then South Lanarkshire Council
313 Eastern Bungalow Bungalow c1950’s – now Mr. French & Unknown Owners
Arnot (number allocated in 1910’s) Detached Villa c1906-early 1910’s William Coats, of Blantyreferme
315 Arnot Detached Villa Early 1910’s – early 1930’s Margaret Coats & her trustees from early 1920’s
315 Arnot Detached Villa Early 1930’s – WW2 years Helen & Margaret Weir (retired)
315 Arnot Detached Villa Late 1940’s – now Marion Young & Unknown owners
315a Western Bungalow Bungalow c1950’s – now Averell Family
Brownlea Cottages (Jeanfield) 2 storey semi detached houses c1869 – early 1880s Robert Lindsay, bookseller
297 / 299 Brownlea Cottages (was 297 and 299 Glasgow Road until 1930) 2 storey semi detached houses Early 1880’s – 1900 Penelope Gait Renfrew of Muir Street, Hamilton
297 / 299 Brownlea Cottages (was 297 and 299 Glasgow Rd until 1930) 2 storey semi detached houses 1900 – c1918 John G Johston of Glasgow then William Johnstone his trustee
297 / 299 Brownlea Cottages (was 297 and 299 Glasgow Rd until 1930) 2 storey semi detached houses c1918 –early 1920’s Joseph Hughes
297 / 299 Brownlea Cottages (was 297 and 299 Glasgow Rd until 1930 when road widened) 2 storey semi detached houses Early 1920’s – late 1920’s Alexander & Ellen Struthers
319 Brownlea Cottage (was 297) One side of 2 storey semi Late 1920’s – 1940’s Alexander Struthers (retired)
321 Brownlea Cottage (was 299) Other side of 2 storey semi Late 1920’s – 1940’s Thomas Little, works manager
323 Korek (Brownlie House was 301) East side of 2 storey semi c1869-early 1880’s Robert Lindsay, bookseller
323 Korek (Brownlie House was 301) East side of 2 storey semi Early 1880’s – 1900 Penelope Galt Renfrew of Muir Street, Hamilton
323 Korek (Brownlie House was 301) East side of 2 storey semi 1900-c1918 John G Johnston of Glasgow then William Johnston his trustee
323 Korek (Brownlie House was 301) East side of 2 storey semi c1918-mid 1920’s John F Dott
323 Korek (Brownlie House was 301) East side of 2 storey semi mid 1920’s -1941 Mary Cumming Izett, spinster
323 Korek (Brownlie House was 301) East side of 2 storey semi 1941-present William Izett & family then unknown others
325 Blairhoyle (Brownlie House was 303) West side of 2 Storey semi c1869 – early 1880’s Robert Lindsay, bookseller
325 Blairhoyle (Brownlie House was 303) West side of 2 Storey semi Early 1880’s – 1895 Penelope Galt Renfrew of Muir Street, Hamilton
325 Blairhoyle (Brownlie House was 303) West side of 2 Storey semi 1895 – c1900 Mrs. Young, Cambuslang
325 Blairhoyle (Brownlie House was 303) West side of 2 Storey semi c1900-c1918 John G Johnston of Glasgow then William Johnston his trustee.
325 Blairhoyle (Brownlie House was 303) West side of 2 storey semi c1918-c1940’s Jean G Smith, wife of teacher Quintin Smith
325 Blairhoyle (Brownlie House was 303) West side of 2 storey semi c1940’s – present Unknown owners
327 Clifton (Moraig was 305) Detached villa c1902- c1910 William G Robertson, bricklayer of SA.
327 Clifton (Hilden was 305) Detached villa c1910-1917 Thomas Devaney, spirit merchant
327 Clifton (Hilden was 305) Detached villa 1917-early 1920’s Robert Colquhoun
327 Clifton (Hilden was 305) Detached villa Early 1920’s-c1950’s Dugald M Norris, grocer
327 Clifton (was 305) Detached villa c1950’s-present Unknown owners
329 Laurel Cottage (was 307) Detached villa c1903-late 1920’s Richard McCall
329 Laurel Cottage (was 307) Detached villa Late 1920’s-c1940’s John G Johnston, draper
329 Laurel Cottage (was 307) Detached villa c1940’s – present Unknown owners
331 / 333 Oakbank (was 309 and 311) Semi Detached c1903-1910 Thomas Crombie, builder
331 / 333 Oakbank (was 309 and 311) Semi Detached 1910-early 1920’s Hannah Crombie, widow of Thomas Crombie, builder
331 / 333 Oakbank (was 309 and 311) Semi Detached Early 1920’s-late 1920’s John Stirling McCallum, merchant
331 / 333 Oakbank (was 309 and 311) Semi detached Late 1920’s – c1930
331 Oakbank East (was 309) Semi detached c1930 – present James Pate, surface foreman then unknown others
333 Oakbank West (was 311) Semi detached Late 1920’s – present John McCallum then Unknown others
335 /337 Modern Homes 2 storey semi detached 1980’s – present Unknown owners
339 Modern Home 1.5 storey detached Late 1980’s – present Unknown owners
341 / 343 Campsie View (was 313 and 315) Semi detached 1903-1906 George Bowie, miner
341 / 343 Campsie View (was 313 and 315) Semi detached 1906-1931 Williamson Bowie, widow, wife of George Bowie, miner
341 / 343 Campsie View (was 313 and 315) Semi detached 1931-late 1930’s John Bowie, son of Williamson and George Bowie
341 / 343 Campsie View (was 313 and 315) Semi detached Late 1930’s – present Unknown owners
345 Daldorch (was 317) East side of Semi detached 1907-1931 Williamson & Jane Bowie
345 Daldroch (was 317) East side of Semi detached 1931-late 1930’s John Bowie, son of Williamson and George Bowie
345 Daldorch (was 317) East side of Semi detached Late 1930’s – present Unknown owners
347 Dalveen (was 319) West side of Semi detached 1907 –Late 1920’s Williamson Bowie & Jane Bowie
347 Dalveen (was 319) West side of Semi detached Late 1920’s – late 1930’s John Bowie
347 Dalveen (was 319) West side of Semi detached Late 1930’s – present Unknown onwers
349 Dunedin (was 321) Semi detached c1907-early 1930’s Gavin Semple, builder of Auchinriath
349 Dunedin (was 321) Semi detached Early 1930’s-c1950’s William S Hamilton, newsagent
349 Dunedin (was 321) Semi detached c1950’s – present Unknown owners
351 Orwell (was 323) Semi detached c1907-c1910 Gavin Semple, builder of Auchinraith
351 Orwell (was 323) Semi detached c1910-c1940’s Grace McCallum, widowed spirit merchant who remarried David Livingstone Harley
351 Orwell (renamed to Larchmont, was 323) Semi detached c1940’s – present Unknown owners
Dunallan Loop Tram passing point 1903-1930 Hamilton, Motherwell, Wishaw & Hamilton Tram Company Ltd
353 – 367 Modern Flats 8 Homes 1990’s – now Unknown owners
401 – 423 Walkers Buildings (Eastern side was 321-329 before 1930) 12 homes c1877 -1878 J&J Walker, (Blantyre joiners)
401 – 423 Walker’s Buildings (Eastern side was 321-329 before 1930) 12 homes 1878-c1895 Adam Thomson, of Castle Douglas
401 – 423 Walker’s Buildings (Eastern side was 321-329 before 1930) 12 homes c1895-early 1920’s Robert McVane (Trustee of Adam Thomson)
401 – 423 Walker’s Buildings (Eastern side was 321-329 before 1930) Demolished c1952 12 homes Early 1920’s – early 1950’s John McLellan of Castle Douglas (Trustee of Adam Thomson)
425 – 441 Walker’s Buildings (Western side was 337-351 before 1930) 6 houses c1877-1878 J&J Walker, (Blantyre joiners)
425 – 441 Walker’s Buildings (Western side was 337-351 before 1930) 6 houses 1878-1952 John Whelan (teacher) of Bathgate
* Duncan MacFarlane’s Grocers (Walker’s Building later became 427) Grocery Shop c1878-c1895 John Whelan (teacher) of Bathgate
* Janet Paterson’s Grocers (Walkers Building later became 427) Grocery Shop c1895-c1905 John Whelan (teacher) of Bathgate
* Elizabeth Smith’s Grocers (Walker’s Building later became 427) Grocery Shop c1905-c1915 John Whelan (teacher) of Bathgate
* James McCartney Grocers (Walker’s Building later became 427) Grocery Shop c1915-c1920 John Whelan (teacher) of Bathgate
* 427 Robert Craig Blacksmiths (Walker’s Building) Blacksmith’s shop c1920-c1930 John Whelan (retired teacher) of Bathgate
* 427 Richard B Morris’s Grocery (Walker’s Building) Grocery Shop c1930-1952 John Whelan (retired teacher) of Bathgate
* Volunteer Arms Pub (sometimes The Cross Guns, Walkers Building was 325 / 327 Glasgow Road until 1930) Public House c1877-late 1920’s John Whelan (teacher) of Bathgate rented out to William Roberts, Archibald Jamieson, Charles Angus McGaughcy, Charles & Annie Cook & then Annie Wilson
* 435 / 437 Hall, (formerly Volunteer Arms Public House, Walkers Building was 325/327 until 1930) Hall Late 1920’s – 1952 John Whelan (retired teacher) of Bathgate
443 – 457 Causeway Shott Place (357-357 later Douglas Place) 6 homes in 2 storey tenement 1877 – c1878 J&J Walker (Joiners)
443 – 457 Causeway Shott Place (353-357 later Douglas Place) 2 stroey tenement of 6 homes c1878 – early 1890’s Walter Wheeling, merchant of Hamilton
443 – 457 Douglas Place (formerly Causeway Shott Place at 353-357, changed to 443-457 after 1930) 2 storey tenement of 12 homes Early 1890’s – late 1920’s David Orr, Grocer, Hamilton
443 – 457 Douglas Place (formerly Causeway Shott Place at 353-357, changed to 443-457 after 1930) 2 storey tenement of 12 homes Late 1920’s –early 1940’s Trustees of the late David Orr, Grocer, Hamilton
Cloudhowe Terrace 24 Double Storey Homes 1953 – present County Council, Strathclyde Regional Council, South Lanarkshire Council and Private owners
* 487 – 501 Westend Place & Public House Double Storey Tenement & Pub 1877 – 1895 Robert & Margaret Craig, spirit merchants, Blantyre
* 487 – 501 Westend Place & Public House Double Storey Tenement & Pub 1895 – 1917 Robert Craig, Spirit Merchant
* 487 – 501 Westend Place & Public House Double Storey Tenement & Pub 1917 – 1925 William Francis Benham, trustee of Robert Craig
* 487 – 501 Westend Place & Public House Double Storey Tenement & Pub 1925 – 1929 John Anderson Gray, trustee of Robert Craig
* 487 – 501 Westend Place & The West End Bar Double Storey Tenement & Public House 1929 – 1947 Robert Craig Junior & John Anderson Gray 50% each
* 487 – 501 Westend Place & The West End Bar Double Storey Tenement & Public House 1947 – 1979 Elizabeth Currie MacNeil (w), spirit merchant
* 487 Jameson Newsagents (formerly McGlynn’s Hairdressers in 1960’s) Shop (Westend Place) 1971 – c1970’s Ercole Di Vito
* 487 Hughes Photography (formerly Jameson Newsagents) Shop (Westend Place) c1970’s – 1982 Di Vito Family
* 487 Di Vitos Fish & Chip Shop Chip Shop 1982 – present Di Vito Family
* 489 – 501 Westend Place & The West End Bar Homes & Public House 1979 – 1991 Mary Josephine MacNeil
501 Westend Place flat above pub Upper flat 1991 – present Christine MacNeil , Troon & Others
* 489 – 499 Westend Place & Public House (except for 1 upper flat and shop) Homes & Public House 1991 – 1995 Annie Winifred McGhie of 497 Glasgow Road and to Joseph MacNeil 50% share
* 489 – 497 Westend Place Upper flat 1995 – present Joseph MacNeil of Priory Bridge & others
* 493 West End Bar Public House 1995 – 2008 Equally Rosemary MacNeil, and Elizabeth Ann Campbell both of Priory Bridge, Catherine Clark of Calderglen, Mary Josephine McGhie of Halfway and Felix MacNeil of Jura Gardens
* 493 West End Bar Public House 2008 – present Maura McLaughlin & brother Mick McCormack as licensees for brewers.
Bardykes Grove Private Homes built by Wimpey 1994 – present Private Owners
Caldergrove Estate

Caldergrove Row

House, Offices and 2 lodge houses c1830’s – 1983 Various Private Owners
Bardykes Mill (Black Mill or Priory Mill) & Millers House Corn, then Saw Mill on River Calder c18th Century – c1880 Jackson Family of Spittal
Priory Bridge Bridge c17th Century (possibly earlier) – present Unknown Owners

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