Back to Glasgow Road. This time 1978, a time when huge redevelopment was underway. Blantyre residents go about their daily business, hands full of shopping, for Glasgow Road had just […]
These photographs were taken by High Blantyre photographer David Ritchie round about 1908 or so. It is my belief that this is the Auchentibber Quoiting Team, whom would go on […]
1977 St Joseph’s SVDP. Amongst this group are Eddie Cole,Wullie Gillian,Pat McInally,Mr Ward,John Donnelly,Frank Cooney,Jack Fletcher and Mr Brown right at the back with Father McGurk.
St Joseph’s Primary School, Football Team are pictured here in Blantyre in 1928. Sent in last week by Sandra Cunningham, she believes her grandpa John is in this photo.
I just happened to notice the other day looking at old pictures (as I do), that the Auchentibber War Memorial looks different now, by comparison to what it did nearer […]
Continuing the series of colour photos of the redevelopment of Glasgow Road. This photo is of Glasgow Road at its junction with the former Alpine Street. The direction is looking […]
OK, I need your help for this one. Both of these photos were taken in Summer 1978 in Glasgow Road. I’m hoping through the power of Blantyre Project’s social […]
Whistleberry Colliery, Blantyre, owned by Archibald Russell and Company. Ltd., closed down on the evening of Monday 27th May 1935 after a working life of forty years. The decision to close […]
What a lot of character this photo has. Pictured around 1905 are 4 children and possibly their nanny at the gates to the Greenhall Estate. The pillars and wall […]