Tag: auchentibber inn

Barman at Auchentibber Inn, 1910’s

This photo dating from the 1910’s shows a barman outside the former Auchentibber Inn. Taken in the Auchentibber Quoiting Ground ‘Italian Gardens’ this is close to where the Auchentibber War Memorial is today. The foliage suggests 1910’s, perhaps within the first decade of the gardens being established. I know of three barmen at the Auchentibber […]

Springpark and John Patrick

Norma Marr in Canada emailed me these wonderful photos of Springpark, taken in the 1950’s in Auchentibber, High Blantyre. She told me, “I am attaching two images of Springpark — my auntie Gina (Georgina Patrick) was born in this house. I also have the same image of the Auchentibber Inn that you have, it is a […]

Quoiting Green 1909 Part 4 of 7

Referring to a little souvenir booklet from 1909 written by the workers who created the Auchentibber Quoiting Green and surrounding gardens, these words describe how the old quarry at Auchentibber was turned into something useful. It also sets out to describe how Village Inns in general were losing character and a yearning for something more […]

Quoiting Green 1909 Part 1 of 7

  I’ve recently been passed by Gordon Cook, my very own copy of a little Souvenir booklet from 1909 which featured Auchentibber Quoiting Green. The small pamphlet was written exclusively that year by the workers who formed the Quoiting Green. Its purpose was to let visitors know how the green and the famous Italian Gardens […]