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Alexander Jackson at Barnhill Farm

  Eric Flack contacted me recently, emailing, “My great grandfather was Alex Jackson who aged 45 emigrated to Kyle Hays County Texas in 1886. He went with his wife Martha 41, John 22, Janet 18, Alex 17, Martha 15, Annabelle 10 (my grandmother) and Agnes 7. The sailed on the steamship State of Georgia arriving […]

1962 Mary, Christine & Janet Baird

Jim Cochrane shared this photo adding, “My Great Granny and two of her sisters. Mary Baird, later Struthers standing at the back. She stayed in New street off Stonefield road. Christine Baird, later Carmicheal seated left. She stayed in Small Cresent.  Janet Baird (My Great Granny) seated right. She married Robert Main from Barnhill Farm […]

Barnhill Farm, Bardykes Road

This charming old photograph was kindly shown to me by Blantyre Project reader, Marel Adam. Pictured in 1956 is Barnhill Farm. The farm was located on Bardykes Road, on the opposite side of the top of the Peth Brae. Marel’s Uncle and Grandmother are sitting in the family Jag, ready for a day out at […]