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Bairds Rows, 1957

John Ward Duffy contacted me adding, “Here is a photo of my gran and her 2 eldest.” The photo was taken at Bairds Raws (also known as Craighead Raws) around 1957, not long before they were cleared. With the history of the north side of Glasgow Road about to be written up in detail, I’m […]

Bairds Rows 1957

This wonderful photo was photographed in 1957 by the father of Anthony Smith who has kindly shared the scene here. Anthony’s brother is just in the foreground of this panoramic photo of Low Blantyre and Baird’s Rows, the tied miner’s houses. The dog track can be seen on the bottom left, and the vantage point […]

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