Tag: andrew ford

1910 Boathouse outside the door

  All fruit grown at Boathouse, Blantyre (i.e, Apples, Pears, Plums and various Berry fruits) were stocked in the local shops belonging to the Brown family. The Brown’s shops were located at 83 Main Street, Union Buildings, Uddingston, Baillieston was c/oStark 110 Main Street, and the third was in Bothwell. After Archibald died in 1912 and […]

1900 Four Generations of Family

  Some photos can be extremely special, like this one taken around 1900, shared here by Jenny Day. Pictured at Boathouse, near Blantyreferme are 4 generations of the same family. From the left, is Christina Brown (nee Braid), her mother Jessie Braid holding Chris Ford, daughter of Katie Ford (nee Brown) standing right, who was […]