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Mary Nicol Neill Armour – Blantyre Artist

Mary Steele was born in Blantyre on 27th March 1902. She lived with her parents at their home near Victoria Street and when she was just 12, she won a scholarship to attend Hamilton Academy. Leaving behind Auchinraith Primary School, she attended the Academy between the years of 1914 and 1920. She was a gifted pupil, […]

Old Woman Spinning

Sent in by Marel Adam, this dutch painting dated 1658 by artist Nicolaes Maes was allegedly at Milheugh for some time in the 1800s belonging to William Bannatyne. William’s parents Andrew and Margaret were largely responsible for renovating, extending and landscaping Milheugh transferring it from Georgian Manor house to Victorian Grand home. In the 20th […]