Tag: alexander young

Young – Mauchline, 1905

A lady named Beth asks, “My Grandfather Robert Coats Young, was born at Lindsay’s Land, Stonefield Rd., Blantyre on 16 Feb 1902; His parents Alexander Hamilton Young & Janet Russell Mauchline m there 1 Dec 1893. Any information?” I was able to answer with: Here is Robert’s birth certificate, which you may have already. His ancestry is […]

The Larkfield Bar – Blantyre

The Larkfield Bar was a public house which once stood on the exact spot of the current front car park of the Doon Inn. In 1875, Mr Alexander Young, a spirit dealer in Blantyre formed a partnership with James Walker, and together they feued a piece of land at Larkfield, which we now know was at […]