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1974 Peter & Margaret Wilkie Anniversary

  What a fantastic photograph this is. It was taken in Dunblane Hydro Hotel in 1974, the event being Peter and Margaret Wilkie’s Silver Anniversary. A treasured photograph shared by their son, Sandy. Now, this photo reads like a real “whos who in Blantyre” of that year and as well as being a happy occasion […]

Workshops & Yard

Workshops & Yard – Stonefield Road junction    On the eastern corner of Glasgow Road at the bottom of Stonefield Road was a couple of workshops and a yard. The earliest workshop dated back to 1865 when constructor Robert Lindsay built it and let it out to Mitchell & Forrest, local joiners and blacksmiths.   […]