Tag: advert

Advert: Brown Brothers 1950

  The Brown Brothers were late 19th Century and 20th Century painters and decorators at McAlpine’s Buildings, Stonefield. They are noted in Naismith’s Directory of 1879 and as late as adverts in the 1950’s. Mr. Thomas G Brown whose yard was near the junction of Glasgow Road and Victoria Street owned the business which became the oldest established […]

Andrew Jamieson Adverts

An old document advertising a machine for making concrete. Similar to today’s concrete mixers on lorries, this was a smaller , portable machine that certainly must have made batching concrete for Blantyre’s foundations much easier. Andrew Jamieson , Engineering works in Stonefield was the business advertising in 1890. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not […]