Tag: auchentibber welfare

Alexander Watson of Auchentibber

Exploring the life of another Blantyre person. From the Hamilton Advertiser 11/7/1925. Page 2. BLANTYRE FOLK – ALEXANDER WATSON COAL MINER OF AUCHENTIBBER VILLAGE. DEATH OF MR ALEXANDER WATSON “Only a week ago it was our pleasant duty to chronicle the opening of Auchentibber Welfare Institute under the most happy auspices; to-day it is our sad lot to […]

Auchentibber Memoirs Part 9

Continuing our look at a just a few more articles remaining from Flora Dickson Potter’s memoirs and research about Auchentibber. Flora is no longer alive but committed these words to paper during her lifetime. Speaking this time of the Italian Gardens, Quoiting Green and Patriotism. “During the Summer months, the gardens were the scene of […]

Auchentibber Welfare Fight

A rather amusing but brutal case of assault was heard at Hamilton J.P Court Monday 21st February 1927, when Miss Margaret Duffy, a pithead worker, residing at Calder Street was charged with assaulting Elizabeth Park, a farm servant, of Townhill Farm. The assault took place in the ladies’ room the Miners’ Welfare Institute, Auchentibber, where a […]