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High Blantyre Baptist Church

This photo from the 1920s is of High Blantyre Baptist Church. Known locally at the time as “The Wee Tin Kirk”, the church sat directly on Main Street, in what is now the carpark of the current Baptist Church (directly across from the derelict Apollo Bar building). The Church was formed in 1896 by Mr. […]

1948 High Blantyre Girls Brigade

In July 1948, a local girls’ life brigade company was formed and started to operate under the guidance of High Blantyre Baptist Church. Enthusiasm for the creation of such an organisation was manifest by the large number of girls who attended the first meeting with the purpose of getting the company formed. The Girls’ Guildry, […]