Tag: blantyre park

Auchentibber Drowning – 1930

I’ve often written about historical drownings in the Clyde, so what a surprise it was to see a drowning, this time in Auchentibber, which I would have thought would have been the last place for a Blantyre resident to meet their end. Considerable excitement prevailed in Blantyre on Thursday 17th April 1930, when it became known that a […]

Mary and Annie Nimmo 1920’s

Sometimes a photo captures a particular decade perfectly. The hair styles, the fashions. Jane Davies sent over this photo of family members Mary and Annie Nimmo, from Auchentibber , which was taken in the late 1920’s. Do you know the location? Theres a chain and spoon attached to a vertical flat rock, above horizontal flag stones. […]