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Livingstone Memorial Church

My history colleague and friend Gordon Cook, kindly provides today’s article which is on the humble beginnings of the Livingstone Memorial Church. Accompanying the words is a lovely colourised postcard from around 1904, showing the church in all its glory and of course the much narrower Glasgow Road.    Gordon writes, “With the rapid increase […]

1940s Wheatlandhead Farm Fields

Former Wheatland Farm owner, Elaine Russell gave me written permission in 2012 to share some of her family photos with Blantyre Project. Writing up the history of this old farm has been complicated and proved to be one of the oldest farms in Blantyre. In April 2015, Hamish McBain, a relation of the Russells contacted me with […]