Tag: anderson

Calderside Farm & Pits, Auchentibber

Pictured here in 2012 is Calderside Farm in Auchentibber. Located in Blantyre Parish, the farm sits high up on the fields just off Calderside Road and commands impressive views of both Blantyre and East Kilbride. In trying to find out when the farm was built, unfortunately Roys map of 1747 just ends at the field […]

Blantyre Auchinraith Silver Band

On countless occasions when important events were taking place between 1901 and the 30s, the Auchinraith Band were in attendance. The Auchinraith Silver Band, to give it it’s full title was founded in 1901 with 16 learners. It proved very successful and quickly became established and well known in Blantyre. The band grew in size […]

Anderson Golden Wedding Anniversary

The Blantyre Project is also about telling the uplifting stories from the town’s residents. Elizabeth Cardoo (nee Anderson) and Hamilton Advertiser gave us permission to use this story and images. Whilst Golden Anniversaries are more common these days, this snapshot from 1951 is certainly worth retelling especially as the complete history is available. I’m sure […]