Tag: elizabeth weaver

1950 Elizabeth at Cowan Wilson Arch

Here’s another charming photo shared by Elizabeth Weaver. She’s the happy child in the photo pictured around 1950. Standing under the Blantyre iconic ‘Cowan Wilson Memorial Arch‘, it looks like a spring or autumn day evident by the bare trellises and lack of leaves on the trees. Who remembers happy childhood days in the park? […]

1950 High Blantyre Park Pool

Elizabeth Weaver shared this beautiful photo, a first time certainly I’ve ever seen the former Paddling Pool at High Blantyre Park. (Kirkton Park). Located near the entrance to Broompark Avenue, the paddling pool I believe was built in the 1940s, though this photo dates around 1950. The houses at Broompark Avenue are in the background. […]