Tag: clark

Donations & Dogs

  On 4th October 1860, James Clark of Crossbasket, High Blantyre was one of the subscribers donating heavily to the construction of the Wallace Monument in Stirling. The Stirling Observer Newspaper thanked everybody who subscribed. The National Wallace Monument (generally known as the Wallace Monument) is a tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig […]

Archibald Kerr Clark

I’ve been extensively investigating the history of Crossbasket Castle lately, and uncovered something of particular interest. The child of former Crossbasket owner James Kerr Clark was responsible for bringing Stalin to Churchill’s table in WW2!! “Lord Inverchapel, the man who made diplomatic history by persuading Stalin to dine at the British Embassy during the war, […]