I like when somebody takes the time to share photos like this next article. Andrena Black contacted me recently with the wedding photos of THREE generations of her family saying, “Here are the wedding photographs of my parents, my daughter and my own.” Each wedding took place at High Blantyre’s Old Parish Church. Photograph 1 – […]
These photos are from Hogmanay 1933. Blantyre Vics are playing away at Glenesk Park, to Dundee Violets. Blantyre won the match 3-2, with one of the goals scored by Black, the striker pictured. Also photographed are the away Blantyre supporters, dressed up to protect against the cold Winter, complete with their mascots.
Friday 31st January 1936 was a sad day for Blantyre. A four-year-old girl was killed that evening in a road accident on the Glasgow Road, Blantyre. She was little Reta Black, who resided with her grandparents Mr and Mrs John Black at 7 Forrest Street, Blantyre. The girl ran into the street near her home and was instantly killed […]