Tag: cart

1817 Fatal fall from Priory Bridge

On Saturday 21st June 1817 an open air stage coach travelling between Glasgow to Hamilton was involved in a fatal accident on top of the Priory Bridge at Blantyre. As the coach approached the bridge, an oncoming horse and cart startled the horses pulling the coach, and the passengers on top of the coach were alarmed […]

1905 – 1910 Bardykes Road, Barnhill

This colourised picture of Bardykes Road at Barnhill dates from between 1905 – 1910. I don’t think I have seen this particular photo before (although there are several very similar). A horse and cart sits outside Barnhill Farm, with a wee boy sitting on the back. Two wee girls, not much older than toddlers wander […]