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Blantyre’s Day of Remembrance

  On 22nd October 1927, Blantyre stopped to remember the great pit disaster in High Blantyre that had happened 50 years earlier. Today, 139 years later we do the same and I thought I’d share a few things about the 50 year remembrance. In 1927, the pit disaster was still relatively fresh in Blantyre’s history […]