Tag: billy gallacher

Billy Gallacher – we salute you

  Today, I want to honour somebody contemporary who does so much for Blantyre and deserves his story to be told. Mr. William Gallacher  is better known as Billy. Billy is one of Blantyre’s contemporary and recognised personalities of present day Blantyre. He is most known as being an ex footballer and associated with Old Parish […]

Gallacher Auchentibber Ancestry

In August 2015, Jane Bainbridge (nee Gallacher) contacted me saying, “I loved reading your Nimmo story on Auchentibber. My Dad Robert Gallacher was also born in Auchentibber in 1937. He was one of 11 children (although there was one boy James who died). His parents were Catherine Purse and John Gallacher (later Gallagher.) My uncle […]