Tag: brown

Caldergrove East Lodge, 1898

Showing previously unseen photos, from my own private collection, this is the Eastern Caldergrove Lodge House. Pictured around 1898, you can see Priory Bridge on the left hand side. Caldergrove Lodge House (East) – is a current sandstone house situated near Low Blantyre. Within the Parish of Cambuslang, it sits just over the boundary of […]

Thomas Stewart Brown

Lori McCulloch messaged, “Thomas Stewart Brown 1878-1941 High Blantyre Cemetery; Grave Number: 245675. Married to Eliza Aitchison m. 1898. Lived at 71 Merry’s Rows and 116 Calder Street. My great grandfather. Any info much appreciated.” I managed to find out a little more. Thomas Stewart Brown was born on 28th November 1878 at Stonefield, Blantyre. […]

1979 Weddings of Blantyre Folk

More weddings from 1979! Do you know these couples? Miss Connie SUEN of Wishaw married David TSIM of Dalcraig Crescent, Blantyre in the Welcome Restaurant, Cambuslang. Also, East Kilbride man Hamish Cormack married Moyra Turnbull of Forres Street, High Blantyre in the Blantyre Congregational Church. Finally, but by no means least, happy couple Janette Cumberford […]

1958 Explosion rocks High Blantyre

Sunday 9th March 1958 certainly started with a bang in High Blantyre! When Royal Engineers carried out the demolition of High Blantyre’s Dixon’s Pit, a demolition that the National Coal Board thought would cost nothing, ended up being quite costly! The Territorials were demolishing the old washing plant at High Blantyre Pit that day, but the […]

Brown Ancestry

  Neil Brown messaged me, “A few years ago I got interested in genealogy – however it has been a difficult task because my father, who knew quite a bit about the family passed away in 1958 and as a young man was not much interested in learning about family history. Since I know the family […]

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 […]