Tag: boat jocks

1910 Boathouse outside the door

  All fruit grown at Boathouse, Blantyre (i.e, Apples, Pears, Plums and various Berry fruits) were stocked in the local shops belonging to the Brown family. The Brown’s shops were located at 83 Main Street, Union Buildings, Uddingston, Baillieston was c/oStark 110 Main Street, and the third was in Bothwell. After Archibald died in 1912 and […]

Boatland, home of Boat Jock

I wanted to write an extended article on the history of Boat Jock’s which is now extensively researched here with several days work. This has proved to be one of the most interesting things i’ve had the pleasure of looking at and will feature in forthcoming books. In 1667, a new area in Blantyre was […]