Tag: court

Caldergrove vrs Bardykes

On the 4th July 1872, a dispute arrived in court between the Blantyre estate of Bardykes and the opposing estate over the River Calder, of Caldergrove. The dispute centred around the river itself which formed the boundary between Blantyre and Cambuslang Parishes and clearly the matter couldn’t be resolved by neighbourly discussion. Safe to say […]

Slander resolved at Alpine Street

On 3rd August 1933, a Blantyre man, John Henderson, of 16 Alpine Street was awarded £2O damages, and 18s 5d expenses, against Mrs Margaret Canning, or M’Keown, of 24 Alpine Street, Blantyre.  This was for a slander action raised in Hamilton Sheriff Court. John claimed on the grounds of injury to his character and in respect that Mrs Canning falsely […]