Tag: blantyre

Glasgow Road South – New Book launched!

With so much going on personally in April, I’ve decided against a book launch in a local venue and just going to quietly launch my exciting new book, here now online. NOW available on Amazon and available to buy HERE on this page’s shop, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South” is a fantastic, definitive new book on […]

Blantyre 2017: Review of the Year

My other website “Blantyre Telegraph” records all the contemporary news as it happens in Blantyre, often exclusively announcing news ahead of official reporting sources and newspapers. For the last 6 years, its brought breaking news, photos, weather reports, events, whats on, job opportunities as well as remembering those who have passed. A registered charity, Blantyre […]

Herbertson Street, Blantyre

   Researching the origins of Herbertson Street proved more difficult than first thought. Nobody has previously written how Herbertson Street acquired its name when postal addresses were allocated around 1910 and the name wasn’t in any valuation rolls of that time. Some research in the earlier 19th Century was called for and all became clear […]