Priestfield

Low Blantyre

Priestfield, located in High Blantyre south of Main St

Places Menu:  Auchentibber, Craigneith & CalderwoodAuchinraith | Barnhill & Bardykes | Blantyreferme & CaldervaleBroompark & Larkfield | Calderglen |  Coatshill & Wheatlands | Craighead & Whistleberry |  Crossbasket & StoneymeadowGreenhall, Millheugh & CalderHigh Blantyre | Hunthill | Kirkton | Low Blantyre | PriestfieldPriory & DechmontStonefield | SpringwellsVillage

1770
Roman Find – at Priestfield x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1863
Redcroft – near Priestfield x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1877
Blantyre’s Heroes to the Rescue– Rescue party at Dixon’s pitx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Disrespectfully robbing the dead – Stealing from corpses x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
The 1877 Pit Explosion Rescuers  – The Rescue Partyx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
William Dixon monument to pit explosion – Pit Monumentx2 
Recollections of Hugh McPherson – Bravery of Thomas Cook/ John Bowiex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Survivors of the Blantyre Pit Disaster – Dixons Colliery x1
Sightseers and the morning after – pit disaster x1
Horrific Conditions of the Pit Rescue Attempt – Dixons x1
Robbing the dead – lack of morals x1
The Horror of Identifying bodies – pit disaster x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
List of the dead under 21 – by Robert Stewart x1
Funerals of the Dixons Miners – Pit disaster x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The story of the pit explosion – by Rev Wright x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ejection of Blantyre widows – after pit disaster x1
Dixon’s Widows Fund – Collections x1
Blantyre Disaster Print – plate x1
Dixons – Underground mine maps x3
Deceased mistaken identity – pit disaster x1
Dynamite store for Dixons – near Redburn, Hillhouse x12
Colliery Disaster – illustration x1
Crowds arrive at the disaster – scene x1
1878
English Miners – arrive in Blantyre x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
New Indicator – equipment to save lives x1
Overwinding accident – at Dixons Colliery x1
Overwinding Inquiry – investigation x1 
1879
No Smoking 1879 – No smoking in the pits x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Glebe Cottage – Craigmuir Road x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Dixons 3rd Pit disaster – commentary x3
Colliery Accident – dixons again x1
1881
Priestfield Terrace Residents – Census information x1 
1884
JB Struthers High Blantyre Hall – Concert hall later became Masonicx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1891
Blantyre Curling team Champions – Priestfield Farm photos x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1895
Dicksons – The Gunpowder supplier to Dixons x1
1898
Access to Hamilton Drive – changing over the years x2 
1903
Priestfield Rainwater Collection box – End of an erax1 
1927
Recollections by Hugh Brown – of 1877 Pit disaster & rescue x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre’s Day of remembrance – pit disaster x1
1930
Priestfield Terrace postcard – colorised view x1 
1936
Idle at Dixons Pits 1&2 – Miners Strike x1
Hunger Strike and Hostage – by Miners at Dixons Pits x1
1937
Miners Idle out of respect – for fellow worker x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1944
Mrs Twaddle Cancels the tea – Jumble sale at Priestfield x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1947
Andra McAnulty unveils the NCB flag – At Dixons colliery x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Watching the NCB flag get hoisted – Dixons colliery x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Unidentified miners – at Dixons Pit 3 x2
NCB Banner Dixon’s– Pit number 3 x3
NCB – plaque at Dixons x1
Raising the NCB flag – at Dixons x5 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Mining Film – NCB Review camera-film-icon x1
1953

Dixons Smiddy – High Blantyre Pit 1 x2
Priestfield Washouse – Swinbournes x1
Priestfield Rows – 1953 photo x1
1957
Priestfield Terrace, High Blantyre – photos by J Robertson x3
Priestfield Terrace, from bridge – photo by J Robertson x1
Dixons Explosion – Re-enactment film  x2
Dynamite theft – at High Blantyre x1
Demise of Dixon’s Colliery – High Blantyre x1
1958
Explosion at Dixons Pit – demolition x1 
1971
The Construction of Jerusalem homes – Construction site x1
1972
The Larriott – at Hillhouse x1
1978
East Kilbride Expressway – Aerial photo x1
1980
Jerusalem Houses – a photo x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1982
Priestfield Senior Citizens Hall – opening at Main Street x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1985
Transforming Priestfield Street – Knocking down cottages x2
1993
Jerusalem Houses – getting new roofs x1
Swiss Cottages – Priestfield St x1
1999
Robert Aitkenhead – and sons at Sydes Brae x1
2003
Hamilton Technology Park – including photos from Andy Bain x2
2007
Last Jerusalem House Roofed – pitched roofs In High Blantyre x3
2014
Cleaning up the BIG H – Remedial work to roundabout x1
Robert Brownlie’s Fond memory – Childhood memories x3
Dixons Pit 3 gets capped – Contractors seal the pit shaft x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Venting Pipe near Dixons 2 – Pipe for gasses to escape x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
A good place for a plaque – Memorial site x1
Taking away Big H – Technology Park x1
2015
Tyre’s New iconic Roundabout – pictured in January snow x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Greene King Farmhouse Inn – Blantyre’s newest pub x1
Red Burn Farm – Pub and Restaurant x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Red Burn Farm Pub – Opening in June x13
Pylons – at Sydes Brae  x1
2016
Dixon’s Vent pipe – High Blantyre x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
UWS – University campus comes to Blantyre x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
UWS – Work commences on new campus x4
2018
Coalfields Regeneration Trust – meeting x1

Results: 84 articles. More added here daily
Key: Photos attached to Article camera-film-icon Video This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 Article in Blantyre Project Books

Copyright notice: All articles may be printed off for offline use copyright free. Where any of these articles are intended to be published online or in books, and as they contain my researched narrative, please contact me first for permission.

Blantyre Project - Official History Archives South Lanarkshire © 2019 Frontier Theme