1898 -Map overlays from 1898 combined with 2015, marked up by Blantyre Project
1944 – Priory Colliery Slip into the Clyde. This slip looks likely to have covered an alleged culvert (or tunnel) rumoured to have crossed the Clyde at this point.
1945 – Aerial Photos taken during World War II. They show just how rural Blantyre still was.
1950 – Craighead. Forrest Street and John Street. These Aerial Photos were taken by recon planes, mapping post WW2 Britain. Blantyre Prefabs.
1955 – Thanks to Gordon Cook for these Aerial photos. I have marked up some for demonstration.
1964 – Aerial of Causeystanes
1971 – An aerial photos showing Blantyre from above
1978 – An Aerial photo celebrating the new East Kilbride Expressway
1992 – Aerial Photos of High Blantyre showing the demolition of Parish Church Halls at Main Street and the expanding Priestfield Cemetery.
2003 – Aerial Photo of Kirkton showing just how green High Blantyre still is.
2010 – Aerial Photos of Low Blantye & Stonefield from Google Earth.
2012 – Google Earth is a fantastic tool to be used for history. Its great to mark up modern Aerial photos showing what used to be there instead. These map squares are marked up for some of my research. Milheugh Estate. Greenhall Cupmarks. David Livingstone Centre. Site of Greenhall Farm at Crossbow.
2013 – Google Earth aerial photos of Blantyre. In particular, Priory Plantation, Clyde Bridge & Blantyreferme, Milheugh and Blantyre muir.
2016 – Aerial photos by Adam Bush
Results: 73 map squares
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