Tag: carter

William Frame, carter (1850-1912)

To be published on 3rd March 2019 Mr. William Frame was born at Douglas, Lanarkshire in 1850, the son of William Frame Snr (a blacksmith) and Margaret Wilson. William was a late 19thCentury carter at Grimson’s Buildings, Stonefield, according to Naismith’s Directory of 1879. William Frame Jnr married Margret Scott in 1882 in Lanark. The […]

McLelland’s Land, Springwell

From the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Using the 1898 map below for reference, our very first building on Glasgow Road within Blantyre Parish is the former “McLelland’s Land.” McLellan or McLelland’s Land (depending on various census information) was a small, former plot of land about a […]

1930 May Nicholson & Christina Main

  Another photo from Jim Cochrane’s grans collection. Jim’s Aunt Christina Main is on the right of this photo taken around 1930. She is standing at the gate of a large house near Little Udston Farm lived in by the Nicholson Family. She was with her friend May Nicholson (pictured on the left). Christina was born in […]