Tag: caldervale

Finmeoot Railway Accident, 1909

In late October 1909, several residents of Caldervale, (Fin me Oot) were involved in a railway accident whilst out walking. A warning this post contains some upsetting content. The accident occurred at Newton, in Cambuslang Parish. Margaret McKerney or McAllister, aged fifty-one, residing at 34 Caldervale Rows, Blantyre, and Robert McAllister, her husband, along with […]

1962 / 1963 High Blantyre Film

Taking you back to 1962/1963. A great, but very short video of kids playing in Blantyre at the Timber Houses former playpark. First half is Hamilton. Ends with shots of Caldervale (Fin Me Oot) and Dechmont. PURE nostaliga. I could immerse myself in these sort of videos all day long.   Featuring Blantyre Project Social […]