Tag: bardykes

Salvesen at Low Blantyre

  Fresh from their successful house building at High Blantyre, Salvesen Homes wished to expand in the area. However in December 1978, their plans came tumbling down when a £1.5m proposed development of a further 100 homes of different sizes at Bardykes Farm, was refused planning by Hamilton District Council. It was a disappointing blow, […]

1980’s Donkey Derby

Who remembers the round table Donkey Derby?! From the 1980’s, in the field in front of Bardykes House (before the current homes were built), this picture looks across Bardykes Road with the derby in full swing in the foreground. Organised by the Round Table, these were popular fundraiser events at a time just prior to […]

Peter Wilkie

Not sure when this photo was taken, but Peter Wilkie of Bardykes looks a relatively young man. (Perhaps the Wilkie family could advise which decade?). Pictured also are horses ‘Nell’ and another of unknown name. Photo is shared with thanks, courtesy of Peter’s son, Sandy Wilkie. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not […]

Margaret Wilkie

Thanks to Sandy Wilkie for permitting sharing this photo of his mother, Mrs. Margaret Wilkie. The Wilkie family of Bardykes have been well known in Blantyre throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,: Gillian Cunningham Strict dress […]