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Blantyre Vics vrs Parkhead Football Club

Saturday 9th February 1935 saw a football match in Glasgow that was remembered for some time. Blantyre Vics had travelled the few miles to Parkhead, to play against that team, of the same name. Parkhead Football Club was a founding member of the Scottish Junior Football League but the team no longer exists. Whilst the team […]

1956 The Poor Clare Nuns

Pictured here are the Poor Clare nuns of Blantyre. These are the original five nuns who travelled from Cork, Ireland on an overnight trip and settled at Thornhill, Blantyre. From left to right they are Sister Terese, Sister Jarlath, Mother Columba, Sister Paschal and Sister Veronica. Pictured here in 1956, a few years after they […]