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The Cookery Exhibition, 1907

Week commencing Monday 15th April 1907 saw a rather unique exhibition taking place every afternoon and evening that week in the former Stonefield Masonic Hall on Glasgow Road, Blantyre. Hosted by the Blantyre Gas Company, the promotional event displayed a range of stoves and cookery appliances, many of which were powered with gas. The cookers […]

1661 Bothwell House, Bothwell

Just across the River Clyde from Blantyre Priory stands Bothwell Castle, but many people may be surprised to know that immediately beside the castle, stood a massive house, large enough in itself to have been called a castle in its own right. It is sufficiently close to Blantyre’s boundary, for me to tell it’s story […]