Tag: boatland

1910’s The Boathouse

This commonly produced postcard was recently on e-bay and has title, ‘The Boat House, Uddingston”. Actually it would be better phrased saying “Viewed from Uddingston”, for the boathouse at Boatland, Blantyreferme was actually in Blantyre Parish on the western side of the River Clyde boundary. The buildings were old. One of them had 1667 above […]

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 […]

Archie Brown’s Diary 1875 Part 9

  We’re halfway through our remarkable look at working life in a market garden in 1874 and the amazingly detailed diary of Archie Brown from 1874 and 1875. I hope you’re enjoying the wonderful photos and extracts in these articles. Pictured in 1908 is Boathouse Greenhouses and Orchard at the market garden business. Continuing our […]