Tag: braehead

Janet Fulton Frame

Blantyre couple Peter Frame (a coalminer) married his sweetheart Jane Storrie on the 14th March 1889. The couple moved to tenements at Braehead, Hunthill Road, which was located beside the entrance to Milheugh Estate. They had seven children in their family, and it was their 4th Janet Fulton Frame that is the subject primarily in […]

1873 Urgency for Sanitary Improvement

During 1873 the Visiting Officer called the Board’s attention to Blantyre’s sanitary condition. After failing to persuade the Local Authority to take its duties more seriously, Dr. Littlejohn was sent to inquire and the following is an extract from his report. Subsequently the Board, using the threat of court action, insisted that the drainage and […]