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1967 More Blantyre Weddings

Today, I have some more Blantyre “modern” weddings from 1967. Three couples all with Blantyre connections. As you may be aware, I’m creating a large archive of Blantyre Wedding photos on Blantyre Project main website, so these posts may become frequent in the short term. Feel free to comment if you recognise these people. Mr Daniel Crawford and Miss […]

Leggat Ancestry & History of Springpark Pub Part 2

Continued from Part 1 By 1881, widowed Arthur Leggat was 70 years old and by the time had moved from Bothwell back to his birth-town of Avondale where he would see out his days. His widowed sister, Isabella Stuthers aged 53, lived and worked with him as his housekeeper in Avondale at East Newton Cottage. […]

Stoneymeadow Toll / Paterson-Boyd Farm

I’ve not previously written about this little building before as it falls into Cambuslang Parish. However, its close enough to feature on this page as many people will walk past this location if out long Blantyre walks. The Turnpike Road leading to East Kilbride was built in 1790. This greatly improved the tracks that were […]