Tag: browns

1917 Somewhere in High Blantyre

  This photo postcard is one hundred years old. It’s certainly dated from 1917 for on the back it simply says “Somewhere in High Blantyre”. Very faintly at the top right is the pencil word, “Scot” which may or may not be relevant. Shared by Gordon Cook, the picture presented several mysteries in both who is […]

1910’s Browns of Logan Street

On 17th January 15, Rosemary Harper contacted me with the following message and photo, “Hi Paul, My Husband’s grandfather, Samuel Alexander Brown (1878 – 1921) was born in Glasgow, Scotland.  In his later years he ran a shop.  I was never able to pin down exactly where the shop was but, have recently established that […]